Dark Star Reviews

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June 6, 2007
By introducing human eccentricities into the cold structure of SF, Carpenter creates a vision of the technological future that is both disillusioned and oddly affirmative in its insistence on the unscientific survival of emotional frailty.
June 6, 2007
The dim comedy consists of sophomoric notations and mistimed one-liners.
January 26, 2006
Sheer delight.
May 9, 2005
There are some funny routines here, though Mr. Carpenter doesn't seem to have cared much about integrating or sustaining them.
October 23, 2004
A berserk combination of space opera, intelligent bombs, and beach balls from other worlds.
November 9, 2011
March 9, 2011
November 15, 2010
An enjoyable lightweight outer-space hippie spoof.
November 4, 2010
... a grungy, darkly humorous declaration that, in the end, boredom and human slovenliness trumps technology and high ideals.
November 3, 2010
While VCI's new release of Dark Star somehow actually looks worse than its last release, this new "Hyperdrive" edition is a great update thanks to its abundant special features. Let there be light, indeed.
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