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Blu-Ray Review: ‘Donnie Darko’ Sequel ‘S. Darko’ a Total Disaster

Chicago – How bluntly can I put this? “S. Darko” is one of the worst movies ever made. It is an absolute head-scratching experience that leaves you not pondering the secrets of the universe but how this cinematic nightmare got made in the first place. Donnie saved the world for this? I’d rather get hit by a plane engine than sit through it again.

Blu-Ray Rating: 0.0/5.0 I can usually find something to like about a movie. The worst films are usually so-bad-they’re-fun. I have rarely been as aggravated by a film as “S. Darko”. I know what the “S” stands for and it’s a word I can’t use here without asterisks.

S. Darko was released on Blu-Ray on May 12th, 2009.

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Why so upset? Because “S. Darko” will now always spring to mind when I think of or re-watch Richard Kelly’s excellent “Donnie Darko
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S. Darko (DVD Review)

At one point on the S. Darko DVD’s audio commentary, director Chris Fisher says something along the lines of, “I’m not sure I know what’s going on.” That wasn’t exactly comforting to hear while trying to make sense of everything that had transpired thus far.

This sequel to Richard Kelly’s cult fave Donnie Darko, debuting on disc from Fox Home Entertainment, isn’t the completely awful film many thought it would be (or wanted it to be), but it’s not great by any means, and many of its flaws derive from how this continuation adapts the original’s mythology and concepts. So take note: This review may become a bit spoiler-heavy. For those who want to sit this review out until they see the film, know simply that S. Darko may be intriguing enough to be worth a peek for fans of the original,
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