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Dark Skies is a 2013 American science fiction horror film directed by Scott Stewart, produced by Jason Blum, starring Keri Russell, Josh Hamilton and Dakota Goyo. It was released in the US on February 22, 2013.
As the Barret family’s peaceful suburban life is rocked by an escalating series of disturbing events, they come to learn that a terrifying and deadly force is after them…
Dark Skies isn’t particularly outstanding, but it’s certainly a perfectly serviceable horror movie with solid performances, decent shocks and an effective final twist.
As a rather traditional genre piece, notably lacking in an exploitation elements, it’s certainly worth a watch, even if the scares here are nothing you won’t have experienced before.
David Flint, MOVIES & MANIA
“Dark Skies works fairly competently within this musty old template, and it’s a smart idea to seed a lot of the family’s anxiety in the financial problems they’re facing – you could read the movie as a metaphor for America’s recession blues … The lockstep formula precludes much suspense, but not every last bit of fun.” Daily Telegraph