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Nicolas Cage from Vampire's Kiss: [with wooden plank in hand, Peter Loew approaches a pair of strangers in the street] "I'm a vampire... Kill me!"
Favorite Scene From A Movie
From "Children of Men", when Theo guides Kee through the shootout between the rebels and military, and all of the bystanders, eventually including the military and rebels, stand-still and temporarily cease-fire, in awe of the sight of Kee's newborn baby.
Dark Skies has some pretty nifty moments, but as a whole, the movie itself is just slightly above average. The comparisons to Speilberg's Close Encounters of the Third Kind and Shyamalan's Signs are justified, but unlike those two movies, Dark Skies doesn't have the craftsmanship or originality to put it over the top or make it a memorable movie once the dust has settled. Don't be mistaken, this is a decent movie, but it's surely nothing to write home about.
This is a solid horror film that would've benefited greatly from more ambiguity, as there was no true suspense, due in part to the antagonist essentially being revealed during the first 10 minutes of the movie and then throughout the entirety of the movie from there. The only frights are of the jump-scare variety. The use and depth of sound in this film definitely interesting, and it is certain that Andres Muschietti has talent, but this film is somewhat of a letdown, as the movie never truly explores the primal pits of its storyline.