‘Looking Glass’: Nic Cage Being Nic Cage Isn’t Enough To Save This Derivative Thriller [Review]

‘Looking Glass’: Nic Cage Being Nic Cage Isn’t Enough To Save This Derivative Thriller [Review]
Looking Glass‘Looking Glass’: Nic Cage Being Nic Cage Isn’t Enough To Save This Derivative Thriller [Review]

Looking Glass” stars Nicolas Cage and Robin Tunney as a bereaved couple who buy a shitty desert motel so as to put their past behind them. The movie spends a good deal of time playing coy about the precise nature of Cage and Tunney’s bereavement, which is annoying: as if anyone watching isn’t clever enough to know that “movie couple dealing with a tragedy” equals “recently dead kid.” Soon after they arrive in their new desert home, Cage’s character begins to notice certain odd goings-on in the motel.


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