Opening

93% Guardians of the Galaxy Aug 01
79% Get On Up Aug 01
90% Calvary Aug 01
—— Behaving Badly Aug 01
41% Child Of God Aug 01

Top Box Office

58% Lucy $43.9M
62% Hercules $29.8M
91% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes $16.8M
57% The Purge: Anarchy $10.5M
43% Planes: Fire And Rescue $9.5M
18% Sex Tape $6.1M
17% Transformers: Age of Extinction $4.7M
16% And So It Goes $4.6M
23% Tammy $3.5M
90% A Most Wanted Man $2.7M

Coming Soon

—— Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Aug 08
—— Step Up: All In Aug 08
—— Into The Storm Aug 08
—— The Hundred-Foot Journey Aug 08
86% What If Aug 08

New Episodes Tonight

86% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
91% The Divide: Season 1
83% Extant: Season 1
—— Graceland: Season 2
—— Hot in Cleveland: Season 5
50% Jennifer Falls: Season 1
—— Motive: Season 2
69% Mystery Girls: Season 1
—— Rogue: Season 2
100% Suits: Season 4
38% Taxi Brooklyn: Season 1
—— Wilfred: Season 4
43% Young & Hungry: Season 1

Discuss Last Night's Shows

73% Chasing Life: Season 1
—— Covert Affairs: Season 5
88% Finding Carter: Season 1
67% Matador: Season 1
—— Perception: Season 3
—— Pretty Little Liars: Season 5
—— Rizzoli & Isles: Season 5
—— Royal Pains: Season 5
—— Sullivan & Son: Season 3
57% Tyrant: Season 1

Certified Fresh TV

86% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
83% Extant: Season 1
79% Halt and Catch Fire: Season 1
88% Manhattan: Season 1
100% Masters of Sex: Season 2
73% Murder in the First: Season 1
97% Orange is the New Black: Season 2
97% Orphan Black: Season 2
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
87% The Strain: Season 1
85% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

The Darkest Hour Reviews

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

An intriguing idea and inventive visual approach is let down by a script that runs out out of steam before it ever reaches full speed.

Full Review Source: Shadows on the Wall | Original Score: 2/5

January 12, 2012
Ashley Clark
Little White Lies

Sensationally poor.

Full Review Source: Little White Lies | Original Score: 1/5

January 12, 2012
Henry Fitzherbert
Daily Express

With Moscow-emptied out, a la London in 28 Days Later, it is visually impressive but plodding and silly.

Full Review Source: Daily Express | Original Score: 2/5

January 11, 2012
Graham Young
Birmingham Post

A visually ambitious but decidedly lightweight thriller about scarcely visible aliens attacking earth for its power supply.

Full Review Source: Birmingham Post | Original Score: 2/5

January 11, 2012
Tim Evans
Sky Movies

An awkward re-hash of any number of superior movies ending in a risible liaison with a CGI submarine that would look unrealistic in an episode of Bagpuss.

Full Review Source: Sky Movies | Original Score: 2/5

January 11, 2012
Matthew Turner
ViewLondon

Dismal, poorly directed and badly thought-out sci-fi thriller that quickly squanders its intriguing premise in favour of under-developed characters running and shouting for 90 minutes.

Full Review Source: ViewLondon | Original Score: 1/5

January 11, 2012
Ken McIntyre
Total Film

If you can get past the hokey premise, then you could be in for a good time with this lumbering 3D disaster-porn noisemaker.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 3/5

January 10, 2012
Tom Huddleston
Time Out
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There's literally nothing here that works: the SFX are limp, the acting is dire and director Chris Gorak seems to be fighting a losing battle with the concept of narrative logic.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 1/5

January 10, 2012
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

A familiar yet watchable thriller...

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 3/4

January 9, 2012
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Common Sense Media

The Darkest Hour is hardly original at this point, and though many of its fellow alien invasion movies are terrible, this one has the "advantage" of being merely dull.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 2/5

January 7, 2012
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

The kills are super-cool, as invisible energy 'ghosts' from outer space flash-fry humans (and dogs) in dust-devil swirls of ash and spark; unfortunately, everything else is utterly perfunctory.

Full Review Source: Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN) | Original Score: 2/4

January 6, 2012
Grae Drake
Movies.com

This is possibly the most joy-sucking film of 2011.

Full Review Source: Movies.com | Original Score: 0.5/5

January 6, 2012
Jackie K. Cooper
jackiekcooper.com

In the rise and fall of Emile Hirsch's career, this is the fall

Full Review Source: jackiekcooper.com | Original Score: 4/10

January 3, 2012
Susan Granger
SSG Syndicate

Dim-witted apocalyptic disaster

Full Review Source: SSG Syndicate | Original Score: 2/10

December 31, 2011
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle

It opts for less of the same old thing, but with more cruddy CGI and even more predictable results.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 1/5

December 31, 2011
Todd Gilchrist
The Playlist

A generic let-down that isn't bad enough even to be memorable.

Full Review Source: The Playlist | Original Score: D+

December 30, 2011
Dave White
Movies.com

Yes, there's a getaway submarine in this movie. What if it were driven by a cat? Why shouldn't it be driven by a cat? No reason, right? That's right. It could totally happen, just as easily as anything else.

Full Review Source: Movies.com | Original Score: 0.5/5

December 30, 2011
Chris Bumbray
JoBlo's Movie Emporium

This seems like a very haphazardly pieced-together flick.

Full Review Source: JoBlo's Movie Emporium | Original Score: 5/10

December 30, 2011
Keith Staskiewicz
Entertainment Weekly
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It's clear from early on that these characters are as indistinct and lazily rendered as the floating blobs chasing them.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: D+

December 28, 2011
Nathan Rabin
AV Club
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Not since Mark Wahlberg trembled in fear beside a menacing houseplant in The Happening has a film tried to provoke terror with such an unlikely object of menace.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: F

December 28, 2011
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