From the producer of Paranormal Activity, Insidious, and Sinister comes Dark Skies: a supernatural thriller that follows a young family living in the suburbs. As husband and wife Daniel and Lacey Barr... read more
DVD Release Date: May 28, 2013
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May 18, 2013
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April 6, 2013
Dark Skies is a mediocre horror film that tends to rely heavily on clichés of previous horror films to create its tension on-screen. The film uses old ideas that we've seen many times before in other films. This picture had the potential of being a great film; instead it just bar...
April 3, 2013
Subtly creepy and well-acted.
February 27, 2013
Dark Skies isn't innovative, but thankfully it sidesteps tired genre conventions at least. The blood/gore factor is virtually non-existent. The lazy technique relying on loud bursts of noise to cause jump scares, is kept to a minimum. Even the "Gotcha! It was all a dream" gag is ...
March 26, 2013
Daniel (Hamilton) and Lacy (Russell), a suburban couple with two boys, find themselves plagued by a series of increasingly strange and disturbing occurrences. It begins with cutlery being rearranged in the kitchen and the usual bumps in the night. Youngest son Sammy (Rockett) cla...
February 27, 2013
In trying to take the haunted house formula on a journey to a dimension beyond sight and sound, the occasionally spooktacular Dark Skies doesn't exactly twilight zone out its audience, but this close encounter is still light years away from perfection. Very recently, The Possessi...
March 2, 2013
"Dark Skies" is formulaic and borrows multiple concepts from dozens of films, but writer-director Scott Stewart still finds a way to make the most of this familiar story about the most unfamiliar of subjects; aliens. With themes galore and several key performances, specifically K...
April 8, 2013
Dark Skies suffers from not really knowing which kind of genre it wants to fit in. Upon first glance, it's a horror, but with little jumps throughout, it soon becomes obvious that Dark Skies is trying to be something else. It's tense, it's got a creepy vibe about it, it leaves a ...
May 18, 2013fb1292158502
"Dark Skies" is surprisingly entertaining, and better than I had expected. If you are into ufo's or abductions , this is for you. Not overdone , excellent actors and great filming . Did not like the ending tho.
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