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Dark Was the Night (2014)

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An evil is unleashed in a small town when a logging company sets up shop in the neighboring woods.

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Isolated and threatened, a mysterious force hidden within the trees outside the small town of Maiden Woods, strikes fear in the townspeople as Sheriff Paul Shields attempts to overcome the demons of his past while protecting those that he loves. Written by Anonymous

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Decent monster-in-the woods horror film with echoes of "JAWS"
14 December 2014 | by (fairview, nj) – See all my reviews

DARK WAS THE NIGHT (2014) *** Kevin Durand, Bianca Kajilch, Lukas Haas, Nick Damici, Sabina Gadecki, Steve Agee, Heath Freeman, Ethan Khusidman. Decent monster-in-the woods horror film with echoes of "JAWS" : grieving family man and small-town sheriff Durand (excellent and low-key to full tilt) discovers some strange occurrences amidst the populace's environs when a local legend may actually have ballast. Filmmaker Jack Heller shrewdly shows glimpses of the creature here and there with a few genuine jolts and scare tactics with economy yet never cheating the audience with a genuine hero to root for thanks to Tyler Hisel's slow-and-steady-wins-the-race script that reads like old school John Carpenter by its showdown climax that leaves one final chill to ponder.


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