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Blu-ray Review

The Darkest Hour

Directed by: Chris Gorak

Cast: Emile Hirsch, Max Minghella, Olivia Thirlby, Rachael Taylor

Running Time: 1 hr 38 mins

Rating: PG-13

Due Out: April 10, 2012

Plot: A group of Americans visiting Moscow try to survive a spontaneous attack on the world brought by cloudy electric aliens.

Who’S It For? Do you love science fiction movies? And by that I mean, you love them so much that you will see their (ahem) darkest days just as much as their brightest moments? This one might strike your fancy. If you’re looking for an exciting movie of survival, you would probably be better off looking elsewhere. This one isn’t bound to grip your attention anytime soon.


The Darkest Hour is a movie doomed by the mess it makes for itself in the plot synopsis available above. Typing it, I thought that one of the kids from Bully »

- Nick Allen

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