In The Shadow Of The Moon : Review

In The Shadow Of The Moon : Review

The film starts with a burning street next to an abandoned office in Philadelphia in 2024. And goes back to 1988 where a pianist at his concert, a lady bus driver while driving and a cook while cooking die with bleeding from nose, eyes and mouth at the same time but miles apart. Officer Lockhart and Maddox got an emergency call at 10 pm as the bus crashed on a busy street injuring others badly. So they started to look around the bodies and found that All these victims are having three circular puncture wounds behind their neck and melted brain.

To know more about the victims these two officers went to the hospital and asked the in-charge doctor. He said that this information is put on hold by Detective Holt. When Officer Lockhart asked about the puncture wounds that the doctor confirmed and said he had no idea about the injection. So they left the hospital for dinner.

While police officers are eating their dinner they got a message via scanner that there is a woman in a pub with the puncture wounds and still alive. All the force Including their superior detective Holt rushed to the pub. While enquiring about the situation a female victim said that a muscular black American woman in her late 20's in a blue jacket knocked her to the floor and poked her behind the neck. She started to bleed during the enquiry and she died in a few minutes.



Another officer saw her on a bridge and informed to control room while she trying to break into a car. She slips from the officer on the bridge. Both officer Lockhart and Maddox saw her on an Intersection with an injured left hand. While chasing her both officers reach the subway, on the way Lockhart finds a device used by her to inject the victims. To where Lockhart turns off his walkie to avoid detection of him. At the same time, other officer informed randomly via a scanner that his wife is going through labour.

Officer Maddox Informed in the scanner that he found the lady in the subway and tries to stop her but he fails and broke his leg. Lockhart listens fighting on the platform rushes and points the gun to her and tell her to kneel. But she turns back with her hands on her hand and congratulates him for his daughter and says see you soon. He felt that she is stalling to getaway. So he moves forward to cuff her. Instead, she broke loose and cuffs him to a chair. To stop her Lockhart injects her with the device found by him on the way. She falls on to the coming train and disappears.

In 1997, After 9 years the plot opens with a protest against the blacks supporting to the lady in the blue hoodie. This time Detective Lockhart gets a call from the prescient about a case that he investigated in 1988. This time, a professor at the university, a lady passenger was dead from bleeding his nose, eyes, ears and a melted brain the same as last time. All the other officers think that this is the work of a copy cat. But Detective Lockhart thinks that she is returned and started to dig old files for the clues to identify her, but Maddox denies that she is alive.

While digging old files he came across a set of keys confiscated back in 1988. Lockhart requested a lady police officer to find more about the keys. She finds that the keys start an engine for a plane that is manufactured in 1996, only air-strip this plane can be found in a 100-mile radius. While Maddox and Lockhart are leaving the building to go to the airstrip; a senior physicist named Naveen Rao introduces himself and explains that with the help of the moon power there can be a chance to go to an entirely to a new place.

when they went to the airfield they found that there is a man still working. So detective Lockhart asks a few questions about the girl in the blue hood. Then a small fight sequence happens where the girl kills Maddox and robs an aeroplane with Lockhart as a hostage. After a while, she tells him not to look for her and pushes him down in a lake. He comes out of the lake and finds the plane crash site.

Then again in 2006, Lockhart finds a clue about a man that the girl in blue hood may try to kill. So Lockhart goes to his house to check on him. By the time Lockhart is gone there, he is dead. He sees the black girl in the blue hood and starts to chase her to an abandoned building leading to the beach. Then she went to a sewage tunnel which leads to a cave. Lockhart followed her and saw her disappeared to the future. As he comes out he was arrested by the police.

As he now knows the place where she can be found he camps on the beach before the sewage tunnel to find her. Naveen Rao kidnaps him to avoid contact with her and try to move him to another place in a van. Lockhart tries to escape and causes an accident to the van they are travelling. She came back to where she disappeared. Meanwhile, Lockhart is waiting for her on the beach. The Black girl in the blue hood tells that Lockhart is her grandfather.

This movie breaks the Avengers movie time travel theory and goes back to the same old time-travel theory. Where actions in the past change the present.

In the Shadow of the Moon (2019) on IMDb

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