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S. Darko (2009)

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Donnie Darko's little sister, Samantha Darko, and her best friend Corey are on a country-cross road trip. They find themselves entangled in a dangerous glitch in the time-space continuum.

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July, 1995, the time is out of joint. Two teen girls, Sam and Corey, have left Virginia for L.A. to start over. Sam's brother has died and her family's shattered; Corey's too wild. They have car trouble in a small desert town, where Corey immediately starts her partying ways, where a meteorite strikes a windmill, and where a burned-out Desert Storm vet predicts the end of the world in four days. Sam hallucinates while sleepwalking, young men have disappeared from town, and cars come out of nowhere to cause accidents. Time travel may be possible, but it takes courage and resolve. Is the addled war veteran right? If he is, can Corey or Sam make things right? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated R for language, some violent content and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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21 August 2009 (Italy)  »

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Donnie Darko 2  »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)
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The scene of Corey Briana Evigan talking with Officer O'Dell Bret Roberts was the first scene shot. See more »

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After the church burns down, Samantha talks with Trudy in a bank. Behind Trudy and her co-worker is a door with a nameplate, reading Kathy Saques. The scene cuts back to Samantha, and then to Trudy and her co-worker again, where the nameplate is then blank. It subsequently returns to being filled out again after another cut. See more »

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[first lines]
Corey: Only two more good mornings.
Sam: Only one more day.
Corey: We're so perfect.
Sam: Immaculate.
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References Strange Days (1995) See more »

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Heaven or Las Vegas
Written by Elizabeth Fraser (as Elizabeth Davidson Fraser), Robin Guthrie (as Robin Andrew Guthrie),
Simon Raymonde (as Simon Philip Raymonde)
Performed by Cocteau Twins
Published by Universal-Polygram Int. Publ., Inc. on behalf of Universal/Momentum Music 3 Ltd.
Licensed courtesy of 4AD Ltd.
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13 May 2009 | by See all my reviews

I was honestly shocked that this film was actually worse than I was expecting it to be. It really seems like the writer and director got hired for the job, watched about half of the first film before they got bored, and then set off to make something roughly similar. Awful dialogue, careless (and painfully obvious) anachronisms, and some jaw-droppingly bad CG effects. I'd be willing to bet they had more money to make this than Richard Kelly had to work with on the original, and none of it's up on the screen. Maybe it cost them a lot of money to license "Hobo Humpin' Slobo Babe" by Whale.

*cough* Anyway, as far as cash-grab sequels go this has to be one of the all-time worst. A suggestion: tape an episode of "One Tree Hill" or "Gossip Girl," then put on some red-and-blue 3D glasses, and pretend one of the cast members is saying stuff like "Remember the future" and "My farts taste like cherries." Then watch the show on rewind for about twenty minutes and do it all over again. Repeat for 102 minutes total, and you've had roughly the same experience. Utterly shameful.


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