“Dark Skies” tells the tale of a family beset with a string of escalating alien visitations. Helpless and frightened, their lives slowly unravel under the strain of the events as the extraterrestrials get bolder and bolder in their incursions.
As frightening as that concept is, the film loses its entire cache of good will with its bold, but regrettable choice of endings. When it’s finished, people will be left thinking about the film that could have been.
Ok, boys and girls. The Holiday Season is over… and the Spring Season, full of mini Blockbusters, is still months away.
Between now and then lies Hollywood’s dumping ground. The Hollywood fields lie fallow in the winter, bearing little quality product. It’s the two months of the year we need to “Get through”. While January typically offers some limited releases from the prior year going wide, there’s typically little else to get excited over.
Will this year be different? Are there any movies to get excited about these next two months? Let’s take a look at the release slate and see what we’ve got!