The Adjustment Bureau is a beautifully filmed movie that asks viewers to suspend logic for a moment to consider bigger themes of humanity. The movie begins as a political thriller that morphs into a romance that morphs again into a science fiction/quasi-religious rumination on fate and free will—it is Serendipity meets Minority Report with a climax pulled straight from Vanilla Sky.
Josh Trank and Max Landis are not well known, but their handmade movie is a hit. Over Super Bowl weekend, Chronicle topped the box office in the U.S. and Canada and was No. 1 internationally. In this 83-minute feature film, director Josh Trank, and screenwriter Max Landis, show that superhero movies do not need to be cheesy and that they understand today’s do-it-yourself blogging generation.