Daily Archives: April 6, 2015

Predestination: Movie, Mindset, and Mind-f*ck

When trying to describe Predestination, the easiest way to describe it is that it is Looper but more of a mindfuck. It’s part love story, part action, part sci-fi, and all psychological WTF.

Ethan Hawke is a “temporal agent” who’s mission it is to stop a mysterious bad guy known as the Fizzle Bomber. At the same time, though, he has to deal with a person known simply as John, an orphan all grown up with a very, very interesting personal story. By the end of the movie, all I could think about was the idea of what came first, the chicken or the egg, and the existential paradox that occurs if you get too wrapped up in that particular debate.

This is actually a good thing, believe it or not.

If you don’t like movies that make you think, skip this one. If, on the other hand, you are tired of movies that are nothing more than superficial fluff, this is a must see!

While every ounce of me really wants to go into tons and tons of detail about this movie, it really is one that you have to experience for yourself, so no spoilers today, boys and girls.  Continue reading Predestination: Movie, Mindset, and Mind-f*ck