The Dark Within – UK, 2019 – reviews

‘Everyone has demons dying to get out’

The Dark Within is a 2019 British science fiction horror feature film directed by David Ryan Keith (Ghosts of Darkness; The Redwood Massacre; Attack of the Herbals) from a screenplay co-written with Paul Flannery. The latter stars, alongside Kendra Carelli, Niko Foster and Stephanie Lynn Styles.


A disturbed man with unknown psychic abilities tries to unravel the mystery of his parent’s disappearance while battling his own demons…

Reviews [click links to read more]:

“Sadly, The Dark Within isn’t up to the director’s other films. The constantly sliding notion of reality just gets repetitive and annoying. The half-seen figures and events and timelines contradicting themselves are more confusing than unnerving. I quickly stopped caring if he was tripping or had enhanced his psychic abilities.” Voices from the Balcony


The Dark Within is released by Uncork’d Entertainment on DVD and VOD in the USA on July 9, 2019.

Cast and characters:

  • Paul Flannery … Marcus Blaine – Ghosts of Darkness
  • Stephanie Lynn Styles … Doctor Norton
  • Kendra Carelli … Sarah Price
  • Mark Wood … Stewart
  • Niko Foster … Andrew Blaine
  • Lisa Cameron … Debra
  • Liam Matheson … Doctor Boris
  • HemDee Kiwanuka … Abaddon
  • Miller Caleb … Young Marcus
  • Gavin Park … Creature
  • Olivia Murray … Mary Blaine
  • Harry Willis Fleming … Doctor DeBunker

Filming locations:


Production companies:

  • 2nd Nature Films
  • Chasing Butterflies Pictures
  • Clear Focus Movies
  • Popcorn and Soda Productions

Technical details:

88 minutes


Ghosts of Darkness aka House of Ghosts – UK, 2017

The Redwood Massacre – UK, 2014

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