Dark Encounter

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Dark Encounter

Post by jonbly » Fri Aug 23, 2019 12:34 pm

7/10 - Well made, but... odd. The twist seemed to leave the audience somewhat baffled. Interesting but not really enjoyable.

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Re: Dark Encounter

Post by Alex J » Sat Aug 24, 2019 7:39 pm

Some suspenseful and effectively bewildering scenes and in some ways I appreciated the twist, but I felt the ending was overlong and the film was too mawkish at times. So some good elements, but overall the film didn't hang together as well as I would have liked. 6 / 10
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Re: Dark Encounter

Post by TheDukeAbides » Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:36 pm

Interesting premise, good effects bar the aliens looking like giant academy award statues.

Laura Fraser seemed to have had a personality by-pass for this role and I don't mean that as a compliment in the way she played a grieving mother as the rest of the cast seemed to portray flesh well unlike the highly wooden Fraser.

Overly long but inoffensive.

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