This Week in Movies

In which our movie guru tells you what he really feels about what’s coming to the silver screen. Check in every Wednesday for the weekend’s releases, or grab a copy of our print edition to see the whole month.


Release date: September 5
Director: Dustin Marcellino
Cast: Blake Rayne, Ashley Judd, Seth Green, Ray Liotta

If the names Ashley Judd and Seth Green haven’t scared you off … just wait. The Identical stars former Elvis impersonator (yeah, seriously) Blake Rayne in his debut role as struggling musician Ryan Wade, who just so happens to look exactly like a superstar singer named Drexel Hemsley. When Ryan’s parents (Judd and Liotta) push him to join the family business and become a preacher, the young man sets off to tour the country as a Hemsley impersonator billed as “The Identical.” And if you can’t figure out the twist to this dumb story, you deserve to lose the $10 it’ll cost you to find out.

Have on opinion on this week’s releases? Tell us how you really feel below.

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David Onda is Fly Magazine's movie guy. He is an entertainment writer for a national outlet. He's attended and covered the Academy Awards on several (well, 3) occasions for a national outlet. He once made Quentin Tarantino laugh. He has shared an elevator with Bruce Willis, sat in John Waters' living room and has flown in the same airplane as Joan Rivers.

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