After all the season’s festivities, I figured we should go see a film that has been released Christmas day. I mean, everyone appeared to be piling up to see Spielberg’s “War Horse” (a film I will maybe see later) so we wanted to go see a film that required little attention with a relatively small crowd; and so it was Timur Bekmambetov’s produced “The Darkest Hour” that fit the bill. Directed by Chris Gorak, the film is about another alien invasion that … more
Star Rating: If you require a reason to see The Darkest Hour, the best I can offer you is that it isn’t as bad as last year’s Skyline. But that doesn’t amount to much – it’s still pretty bad. It’s a silly, lightweight alien invasion thriller populated by stock characters that are all but overshadowed by special effects, which were obviously made with care. The dialogue is a reliable mishmash of panicked screams and cornball … more
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