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The Dark (1993)

R | | Horror | 3 June 1994 (Canada)
Something is alive beneath the surface of the graveyard. Something with the power to destroy and the power to heal. One man, a cop, is determined to kill this mysterious creature. Another, ... See full summary »

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Something is alive beneath the surface of the graveyard. Something with the power to destroy and the power to heal. One man, a cop, is determined to kill this mysterious creature. Another, a scientist, is determined to capture and save this miraculous being. Stalking the creature in it's subterranean habitat, neither man is aware of the battle they are about to start. A battle for science, survival and revenge. Written by Rick Brownlie <rick@cougar.multiline.com.au>

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It Will Consume You

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Canadians should stick to hockey not horror
18 October 1999 | by (Birmingham, England) – See all my reviews

Give the Canadians their due, they have produced some good directors (Atom Egoyan, Denis Arcand) and some good films (The Decline of the American Empire, The Sweet Hereafter, Felicia's Journey). This ain't one of them.

It's your standard monster-loose-in-a-graveyard flick featuring a giant rat that could have come from a 1950's grade-z movie. The Killer Shrews has more convincing giant mammals and FX than this film. Worth only watching to see Neve Campbell in an early role (she must have needed the money) and why Stephen McHattie's acting style gives new meaning to the word 'minimalist'. He makes Lance Henriksen look like Jerry Lewis.


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