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Dark City Reviews

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January 8, 2018
Dark City is fascinating, visionary filmmaking that captures the sensation of dreaming and being unable to wake up.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
March 31, 2009
A visionary slice of visceral experience.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 7, 2009
Writer/Director Alex Proyas needs to stop it with the writing and concentrate on making the pretty. He needs to find a good script and just direct it.
August 10, 2008
The experience of Dark City is one that no film lover should miss... seen now as it was intended after 10 long years of wandering in the shadows.
Full Review | Original Score: A+
August 5, 2008
Proyas assembles his inspirations into a unique amalgam with the power of myth to tap the fears and desires of our collective unconscious. [Blu-Ray]
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
July 28, 2008
mixes visual marvels with B-movie archetypes
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
July 27, 2008
Was "The Matrix" before "The Matrix" was ever in the pop culture lexicon...
July 25, 2008
In the annals of noir Sci-Fi, by any measure, this is a Classic of cinematic invention.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
July 25, 2008
...the movie is mostly style, but it's a style so engrossing, it more than makes up for any lack of substance.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
April 28, 2008
A mishmash of iconography lifted from better movies.
April 28, 2008
Dark City trades in such weighty themes as memory, thought control, human will and the altering of reality, but is engaging mostly in the degree to which it creates and sustains a visually startling alternate universe.
April 28, 2008
City ultimately plays like one of those art-deco dystopian CD-ROM adventures of recent years.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
April 28, 2008
[A] stylish hybrid of futuristic thriller and film noir.
April 28, 2008
Proyas floods the screen with cinematic and literary references ranging from Murnau and Lang to Kafka and Orwell, creating a unique yet utterly convincing world.
April 28, 2008
If you don't fall in love with it, you've probably never fallen in love with a movie, and never will.
April 28, 2008
This is one of those movies that's more concerned with set design motivation than anything that's going on inside the characters' heads.
April 28, 2008
It does not take long to realize that there is a lot less here than meets the eye.
July 29, 2007
One of the most ludicrous movies in years.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
May 9, 2007
Dark City is a truly scary flick.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
June 15, 2006
Um verdadeiro clássico contemporâneo da ficção científica, nos presenteia com um roteiro brilhante, uma fotografia impecável, uma direção de arte belíssima e, é claro, com questionamentos filosósicos incrivelmente instigantes.
| Original Score: 5/5
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