Dark City Reviews

January 9, 2018
Dark City is fascinating, visionary filmmaking that captures the sensation of dreaming and being unable to wake up.
September 7, 2011
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.
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.
January 26, 2006
Murdoch's quandary proves surprisingly engrossing, the art direction is always striking, and unlike most contemporary sci-fi, the movie does risk a cerebral approach, tapping a vein of postmodern paranoia.