Dark Skies
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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 Barret witness an escalating series of disturbing events involving their family, their safe and peaceful home quickly unravels. When it becomes clear that the Barret family is being targeted by an unimaginably terrifying and deadly force, Daniel and Lacey take matters in their own hands to solve the mystery of what is after their family. Written and Directed by Scott Stewart (PRIEST, LEGION) Starring:… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 40%

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"Time and again, Stewart squanders the opportunity to do anything remotely interesting or worthwhile ..."
‑ Tom Huddleston, Time Out
"Stewart has some lofty ambitions, some of which he almost fulfills."
‑ Alan Scherstuhl, Village Voice
"Sneaks by being a retread, mainly because of the really thick tension and suspense [the director] pulls off with an effective score and sharp direction."
‑ Felix Vasquez Jr., Cinema Crazed
"When writer-director Scott Stewart eventually reveals his hand, the film loses its way, but Hamilton and Russell's solidly convincing performances keep things more grounded than you might expect."
‑ Jason Best, Movie Talk
"...the film, for the most part, contains many elements that have been employed in other similarly-themed endeavors..."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"There's little to fear from this rather tame genre outing."
‑ Justin Lowe, Hollywood Reporter
"Those elements are employed with consummate dexterity."
‑ Andy Webster, New York Times
"Dark Skies may not be a revelatory experience, but as a pure exercise in genre filmmaking, it excels."
‑ Christopher Runyon, Movie Mezzanine
"Dark Skies unveils its horror slowly, creating a suspenseful ride that feels satisfying even though we're traveling a familiar road."
‑ Forrest Hartman, Reno Gazette-Journal
"The movie promises fireworks--and it delivers."
‑ Bill Chambers, Film Freak Central
"Dark Skies is sort of supernatural, but it's really more super natural....[it's] about the fragility of family, a muted meditation on how precious it is."
‑ Stephanie Zacharek, Film.com
"Dark Skies is a bore that even the most forgiving genre buffs will find difficult to defend or endure."
‑ Peter Sobczynski, Chicago Sun-Times
"Dark Skies won't totally scratch that itch for a good scare, but it's a welcome treat for those who follow the old X-Files credo, "The truth is out there"."
‑ Travis Hopson, Examiner.com
"Dark Skies is a slow-burn paranormal horror film that spends way too much time on setup and not enough on reveal."
‑ Jeremy Lebens, We Got This Covered
"yet another example of horror that can't make up its mind, and as a result, can't satisfy"
‑ Bill Gibron, Film Racket
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