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Cold and Dark (2005)

R  |   |  Crime, Horror, Thriller  |  14 June 2005 (USA)
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When Detective Mortimer Shade is somehow killed in a freezer, a parasite called a grail possesses his body, revives him, but he needs blood to stay alive. His partner John Dark accepts the ... See full summary »

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When Detective Mortimer Shade is somehow killed in a freezer, a parasite called a grail possesses his body, revives him, but he needs blood to stay alive. His partner John Dark accepts the new situation and together they become vigilantes, judging and killing the bad guys, with Shade sucking their blood with his claw. However, Dark notes that Shade is losing the rest of his humanity and becoming a monster, being aware and afraid of the danger Shade represents to mankind and trying to stop him. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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To Protect and Sever. See more »

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Crime | Horror | Thriller

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Rated R for strong gruesome violence and gore, language and sexuality | See all certifications »
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As Tommy is escaping down the stairs, someone wearing a yellow hard-hat becomes briefly visible in the bottom left of the frame. See more »

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Superintendent Maddox: Look in my club bag, Dark! Tell me what you see.
John Dark: Some irons, some woods... Jeez... I'm not a golfing man.
Superintendent Maddox: Some irons, some woods. They all hit the ball a little differently. Hard and heavy for the gliding long shot, soft as touch for the delicate putt. You can't play a varied course with one club, Dark! Same with a police force, it takes a range of officers. Some hit heavy, some nudge, and some knock the ball off the mother fucking course! If you're telling me that DCI Shade has on occasion ...
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Great Film brought down by a flawed ending.
10 April 2006 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

There was a lot of stuff I really liked in this movie. Quirky characters, excellent cinematography, moody lighting, great camera work and most of the characters did a good and believable performance.

It's not everyday you see that in a low budget movie. I think they did an excellent job in shooting this in a month.

I have to say that I am a bit disappointed with the ending after I had really enjoyed this movie all the way. But I can recommend this for anyone that concider themselves a horror buff.

Great looking women as well.

I wish more movies had the same enthusiasm in the creative process as this one did.

Good Stuff.


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