The Darkest Hour (2011)


In Moscow, five young people lead the charge against an alien race which has attacked Earth via our power supply.

The Darkest Hour (2011)

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Released Year: 2011
Runtime: 89 minutes
Directors: Chris Gorak
Writers: Jon Spaihts

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In Moscow, five young people lead the charge against an alien race which has attacked Earth via our power supply.

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Reviews


50
Variety - Joe Leydon
The Darkest Hour turns out to be a modestly inventive and involving variation on a standard-issue sci-fi doomsday scenario.
40
Los Angeles Times - Unnamed
Capable and compelling performers like Hirsch and Thirlby seem left to their own devices to make some connection with the material. The idea of semi-invisible aliens, an unseen enemy, should mean the film has a lingering sense of paranoid abstraction (not unlike "Right at Your Door"), but Darkest Hour never gets beyond rote efficiency.
33
Entertainment Weekly - Unnamed
You should be rooting for the humans, but you might as well be rooting for the blobs. Most likely, though, you'll just be rooting for the credits.
30
The Hollywood Reporter - Unnamed
An alien invasion flick that evidently expects dramatic shots of a depopulated Red Square to make up for a flatlining screenplay and the absence of even a single compelling character.
25
Boston Globe - Unnamed
Once upon a time, you'd go to see a grade-C genre movie like this willing to trade consistency and artfulness for a few stray thrills or oddball charm. But Darkest Hour doesn't have even as much character as those Discover commercials.

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