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Dark Star Reviews

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June 6, 2007
The dim comedy consists of sophomoric notations and mistimed one-liners.
March 24, 2007
Conta com idéias e momentos interessantes e divertidos, mas a precariedade técnica acaba comprometendo a experiência.
| Original Score: 3/5
October 26, 2010
It wouldn't be a cult classic if everybody liked it, now would it?
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
May 9, 2005
There are some funny routines here, though Mr. Carpenter doesn't seem to have cared much about integrating or sustaining them.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/5
August 6, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
June 6, 2007
Uneven but enjoyable.
October 23, 2004
A berserk combination of space opera, intelligent bombs, and beach balls from other worlds.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 21, 2010
John Carpenter's guerilla undermining of the pomposity of space odysseys
November 7, 2002
Dark Star is, in many ways, the Anti-Star Trek, and deserves its cult classic status.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
April 26, 2007
Isn't nearly as funny as it once was...but it nonetheless has its amusing moments.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
August 30, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
January 30, 2003
John Carpenter's super-low-budget sci-fi pic gets a really slow start but becomes tons of fun for its last couple of acts.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
March 19, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
November 4, 2010
... a grungy, darkly humorous declaration that, in the end, boredom and human slovenliness trumps technology and high ideals.
November 15, 2010
An enjoyable lightweight outer-space hippie spoof.
Full Review | Original Score: B
March 7, 2004
It's the wonderful combination of sly humor and intelligence that characterizes Carpenter's best work.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 1, 2000
The plot is something only film school students making an independent film could get away with: the Dark Star in question is a star ship that floats around endlessly in space looking for unstable planets to demolish.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 1, 2003
This little cult classic, even from the distance of nearly three decades and even with all limitations of its budget and age, looks much brighter than its title would indicate.
Full Review| Original Score: 7/10
January 21, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
October 22, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
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