Dark Skies

Dark Skies

DVD - 2013
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Dark Skies is a supernatural thriller that follows a young family living in the suburbs. As husband and wife Daniel and Lacy Barrett witness an escalating series of disturbing events involving their family, their safe and peaceful home quickly unravels. When it becomes clear that the Barrett family is being targeted by an unimaginably terrifying and deadly force, Daniel and Lacy take matters in their own hands to solve the mystery of what is after their family.
Publisher: Montreal, Quebec : Alliance Films Inc., c2013
Branch Call Number: DVD DAR
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (97 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in

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jpozenel Oct 02, 2014

Didn't start out so well, but it gets somewhat better as it goes along.

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Libraryman1_0
May 20, 2014

I found DARK SKIES to be surprising frightening, and a terrific movie. A science fiction blend with horror, mixes well and thus the result is this thriller about a suburban family threatened with a possible alien abduction, and their race against time to solve the mystery. before it is too late. While the element of the jump scare is as I've put it overplayed to the hilt, here it's used to great and creepy effectiveness, and is what keeps the film moving.

aaa5756 Mar 24, 2014

Nothing new in this movie as far as special effects that we haven’t seen 1000 times before. The movie was very cheaply made cheaply acted also in other words, it was a dumb movie.

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tenet
Mar 20, 2014

Rated 1/10.

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docjnsuss
Feb 12, 2014

Although Dark Skies starts out fairly tame it becomes very intense by the end. Arthur C. Clarke is quoted as saying: "Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying." One does not have to believe in aliens (more commonly known as grays) to be fascinated by this movie. There are clues throughout the movie that are not obvious. Watch the bonus features after the movie and see the clues as well as the alternate ending. Dark Skies is an excellent movie well worth watching.

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jescar82
Jan 24, 2014

It's not a total scary alien horror movie, very good acting. The movie had it's "jump moments" I would recommend it.

aurora625 Jan 14, 2014

It has it's scary moments but I was expecting so much more. Many scenes seem strange and out of place like they were just looking to fill up time. Would not watch again.

mrtandrocky Sep 11, 2013

If your looking for scary keep on looking. This whole movie is just laughable. Ok acting by the Kids but the rest of the movie stunk. Its a 2 hour movie where your yelling "I can't belive your so stupid" the whole time at the tv. It was a good idea but badly executed and directed. Skip it and find something better to do with your time!

skoozer Sep 09, 2013

Great movie, not your average alien scary movie. Great acting!

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jimg2000
Sep 06, 2013

Odd behavior for a pair of educated parents when faced with paranormal circumstances and life threatening adversity to their boys ... the parents took too long to face the "unreality" and shockingly decided to fight the unknown by themselves with a single shotgun! The alternate ending was not much different or improvement, both unsatisfying in mho.

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aaa5756 Mar 24, 2014

“Respectability is the punishment of the wild.”-Margaret Mitchell

aaa5756 Mar 24, 2014

"And people in hell want slupees." -Norman Reedus as Daryl Dixon

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