The Identical Totally Entertains

September 6, 2014 2:09 AM

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From out of the blue comes a film titled The Identical. If you go into it without any beforehand information it takes a while to realize it is a "what if" account of Elvis Presley's life. The "what if" starts with the fact Elvis was born a twin. His brother died at birth. This movie takes the twin fact and adds to it, creating a scenario where the future rock star had a twin brother who was given up for adoption when he was one day old. This unknown twin grew up to become an imitator of the star and got the nickname of The Identical.

In the film the "lost" brother is given to a preacher and his wife to raise. The time is the depression era and William and Helen Hemsley (Brian Geraghty and Amanda Crew) cannot afford to raise their twin sons. They think they can manage with one so they make the crucial decision to ask Reece Wade a...

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