Kin

Kin

Kin

An ex-convict (Jack Reynor, Glassland) and his brother are forced on the run by a vengeful criminal (James Franco) in this sci-fi actioner.

A young teen (Miles Truitt, Dragged Across Concrete) discovers an otherworldly weapon, using it to protect his older ex-con brother (Reynor) from the criminals that are hunting him. Unfortunately, the mysterious gun draws the attention of an even more malevolent group.

2018102 minsUSA
ActionCrimeScience FictionFestival & Independent

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Kin / Reviews

Variety

Variety

It's to the credit of the Bakers, screenwriter Daniel Casey, and the solid cast that this character-based core does hold the movie together, mostly sidestepping pat sentimentality and too-easy narrative solutions.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

In the hands of more playful creators, this adolescent fantasy could have been fun.

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IGN

IGN

All the genre elements play like an afterthought, and that's frustrating because the rest of the movie isn't quite spry enough to stay interesting without action, adventure, or at least little more weirdness.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Having lit the narrative fuse, the helmers don't always manage to keep it burning, and the intended emotional payoff arrives more as tacked-on explanation than revelatory sock to the solar plexus.

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FilmInk

FilmInk

...a lo-fi character-driven crime drama with just a hint of science fiction...

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Associated Press

Associated Press

Given the film's title, and that the filmmakers are themselves twins, you would expect the brother relationship at the heart of the movie to be something more than it is.

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