- 1 hr 40 min
Convergence is a gripping thriller that tells the story of a detective named Ben Walls (Clayne Crawford), who is on the hunt for a serial killer. However, his investigation takes a thrilling turn when he discovers a parallel universe where versions of himself and other key players in the case exist. The journey begins when Ben suffers a traumatic event that leads him to a parallel universe. The parallel universe is exactly like the one Ben left behind, but the people there behave differently. In this universe, his wife is still alive and his partner (Ethan Embry) is a recovering addict. The two Bens team up to solve the case and make sense of their new reality. As the two Bens investigate the case, they discover their murderer in both realities. It's a race against time to stop him before he takes any more lives. But the two Bens are not alone. Along with the killer, there is a doppelganger for every character in their new reality. The doppelgangers add a touch of mystery and suspense to the story. They are exact copies of the characters in Ben's reality, but their personalities and motives are different. They taunt the Bens and tease their sanity in a mind-bending game of cat and mouse. It's up to the Bens to uncover the truth and save the day. The film is well written and executed. The parallel universe idea is nothing new, but the way it's weaved into the story is unique. It's a fresh take on the parallel universe trope. The acting is top-notch. Crawford delivers a nuanced performance as Ben, seamlessly switching between the two versions of himself. Embry shines as his partner, adding a sense of humor to the film. Mykelti Williamson's (Forrest Gump) character, Lt.cc, is a highlight of the film. He provides the Bens with crucial information and helps them navigate the parallel universe. Williamson's performance is outstanding, making it clear why he's such a seasoned actor. The film's score, composed by Sid De La Cruz, is atmospheric and adds to the movie's tension. It's a blend of haunting melodies and electronic synth beats that match the film's sci-fi elements. Convergence is a must-watch for sci-fi and thriller enthusiasts. It's an entertaining ride that asks questions about fate, identity, and reality. The film's themes will leave you questioning your own existence long after the credits roll. Despite its complex premise, the story is easy to follow and enjoyable, which is why it's one of the best parallel universe films to date.