Michael Shannon is making a career out of playing dramatic, on-the-edge characters. This time, he’s having a gradual encounter with mental illness, he suffers from disturbing nightmares and hallucinations that threaten his safety, while trying to hold down a job and be a good father/husband. There’s an involving story here, but almost every scene takes too long to unfold. This means the movie is slow and frustrating, although the weather effects are well done.
Jerry Williams reviewed movies for WTVR-TV for 14 years and for Style Weekly for 10 years. When he launched his own website in 1998 at TVJerry.com, he took his reviews to the Internet. Through those hundreds of reviews, Jerry kept his sexual orientation muted. So, he's excited to be adding "gay angles" to his postings for GayRVA.com.