Skyline (2010)

After a late night party, a group of friends is awakened in the dead of the night by an eerie light beaming through the window. Like moths to a flame, people outside are being drawn to strange lights, which have descended upon Los Angeles,… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: November 12, 2010
DVD Release Date: March 22, 2011
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Critic Score: 16% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A middling sci-fi entry, Skyline offers proof that solid special effects alone cannot overcome a flat storyline filled with uninspired dialogue.

J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

Visual-effects wizards Greg and Colin Strause directed, showing more affinity for the city's steel and glass than for any of the characters.

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Tom Huddleston
Time Out

Imagine it's 1953 and you're watching a movie called 'Brain Suckers from Planet X', and you might even have a good time.

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David Sztypuljak

You'll be glad when it ends....!

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James Berardinelli

How this managed not to go direct-to-DVD (and actually get a wide distribution rather than just a handful-of-theaters dump) is one of 2010's great cinematic mysteries.

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Jason Anderson
Toronto Star

There's a kind of magic that happens when a movie inspires complete strangers to ridicule it to each other on the way out of the theatre.

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Steve Newton
Georgia Straight

Directors Colin and Greg Strause eschew things like a credible script and decent acting to focus on CGI enactments of hapless apartment dwellers being rammed into slimy alien orifices.

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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

These aren't moviemakers who live even in other movies, let alone the world. They live in hard drives.

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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

The only fascinating thing about Skyline is that that such a mad muddle of a movie can even exists in an era of corporate homogeneity and purported quality-controlled.

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Ben Kendrick

A big screen B-movie with a convoluted plot and limited scope - inundating viewers with melodrama instead of the alien invasion apocalypse occurring outside.

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Flixster Audience Score: 18% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
Really hard to decide what to think. It seemed like this owuld have been better on SyFy as saturday movie. Than it would have been worth more a lot more. But as… More
"I have been on a roll at picking shitty films lately. I seriously only picked this because I wanted to watch an Alien flick. Again I have chosen a film… More
Phil Hubbs
Now I liked this film despite numerous numerous bad reports from virtually everyone, yes it has clunky acting and yes the plot has lots of holes but its… More
Alex roy
Skyline is a horrible mess of a film, one that had the potential of being a great film, but failed due to a bad script and a very bad cast. This film lacks… More
Jens S.
Even though the effects this alien invasion has to offer are top notch, every minute feels like a student film. The minimum of dialog or character development… More
Directors Cat
[img][/img] The ending was probably the only part of the film that was open minded and not a… More