Jim

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Being steadily crushed under the weight of debt, unemployment, and increasing isolation, Jim reaches a breaking point. Over a game of solitary Russian roulette he contemplates an unspeakable act of violence as a way of leaving his mark. He is stopped short by a vision of his deceased wife who convinces him that he should instead focus his remaining resources into an act of creation. Armed with his wife's frozen eggs and a new resolve, Jim secures the services of a large biotech firm to help him create an heir who will be engineered to overcome the obstacles of common men.

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  • Morris-Burke does deserve applause for what he has accomplished technically on a shoestring budget. His location scout is a hero. But the over-complicated, under-emotional Jim's reach ultimately exceeds its grasp.

    Oct 14, 2010 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…
  • A fatally unwieldy construct of naturalistic drama and cataclysmic sci-fi.

    Oct 13, 2010

    John Anderson

    Variety
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  • Thematically ambitious but poorly executed sci-fi tale.

    Oct 11, 2010 | Full Review…
  • Unfortunately, each narrative strand is so packed with straight-out-of-writing-class dialogue that the film feels longer than its hour-and-46-minute running time.

    Oct 8, 2010 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
  • Morris-Burke's ambitions outweigh his uneven execution -- some performers are better than others, the effects work is highly variable -- but there's undeniable talent in every frame.

    Oct 6, 2010 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

    Keith Uhlich

    Time Out
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  • Though one senses that the movie in Morris-Burkes head makes more sense than the movie onscreen, his technical virtuosity and thematic ambition mark him as a filmmaker of promise.

    Oct 5, 2010 | Full Review…

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