James owes his life to his older brother, Frankie after taking the rap for a crime they committed together. While Frankie served time, James worked to turn his life around, got a steady job and began courting his former girlfriend Emily. Now, Frankie is released and back on the streets with no money and no place to go.
Kurt, combat veteran with PTSD and hallucinations, fortifies his home and builds a secret underground shelter due to doomsday like weather changes. He gets a security job to pay for it and his boss' cute daughter for company.
Rodrigo H. Vila
When a massive power outage plunges the city of Detroit into total darkness, a disparate group of individuals find themselves alone. The entire city's population has vanished into thin air, leaving behind heaps of empty clothing, abandoned cars and lengthening shadows. Soon the daylight begins to disappear completely, and as the survivors gather in an abandoned tavern, they realize the darkness is out to get them, and only their rapidly diminishing light sources can keep them safe.Written by
Thandie Newton and John Leguizamo were in the "ER" serie. See more »
When Luke is in the 7 Action News building, it is clearly daylight. The next scene says "72 hours later" and it's dark outside. 72 hours = exactly 3 days later, thus it seems it should be daylight again. However, it is later explained that hours of daylight became shortened as the phenomenon depicted in the film lingered. See more »
Everyone is droning on about the lack of an explanation. The movie does not answer "Why" but enough is given to allow viewers their own interpretation. Personally i don't see this as poor writing, but intentional. They tell you that it's all random, if you accept that then you'll enjoy yourself. Where this movie shines is in its shadows. The atmosphere is captivating and suspenseful, the viewer is immersed in the characters desperate need for light and the will to survive. The shadow effects/creatures are amazingly well done and unique. If you are a fan of "The Light versus Shadows" genre, such as Pitch Black and Darkness Falls, this is a good addition.
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