Peur(s) du Noir (Fear(s) of the Dark) Reviews

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July 7, 2019
Taps into something primal in human nature, something that makes the hair on the back of the neck stand up and shivers run down the spine.
November 4, 2018
As often happens with these portmanteau projects, some segments (Charles Burns' especially) are better than others.
November 18, 2011
August 16, 2011
Graphic art and comics fans will appreciate its high-art wrinkle, but it's pretty tame stuff conceptionally.
April 4, 2010
An ambitious failure...
January 7, 2010
There are some chilling sequences here, and it's nice to see a fresh approach to the horror genre, but the movie doesn't really dig its nails in very far.
October 31, 2009
Fear(s) of the Dark should put to rest once and for all any qualms about mixing animation with angst.
March 6, 2009
This French-made chiller proves just how scary a pitch-black theatre can be.
March 6, 2009
Fear(s) of the Dark is an unusual little confection, bound to be interesting to most viewers and downright riveting to artists and illustrators.
January 16, 2009
The influences shown by its group of American and European artists are Edgar Allan Poe and Alfred Hitchcock rather than George A. Romero and Stephen King, getting chills not out of what we're shown, but what we imagine lurks in the darkness of the gorgeou
January 3, 2009
Because of its omnibus format, the quality and the creepiness vary from segment-to-segment.
December 5, 2008
They all visualize the fears that haunt our dreams, but only McGuire brings them to full, unnerving life.
November 27, 2008
The fear inspired by these stories is more akin to dread, a slow, creeping suspicion that something is not quite right ...
November 14, 2008
Brilliantly creepy.
November 12, 2008
All except di Sciullo's are beautifully drawn, in a variety of distinct styles.
November 10, 2008
Although this is a commendable study in the future of animation it is not accessible enough to be entertaining. Undoubtedly better films are yet to come from this group.
November 2, 2008
Rarely goosebump-inducing and often rather dull...but you'll become entranced by the animation.
October 31, 2008
These six tales only scratch the surface of our phobic subconscious.
October 31, 2008
Maybe different things scare the French. But I'll give them this: Prattling monologues can be unsettling.
October 31, 2008
Fear(s) of the Dark is a feast for the eyes, even if it doesn't always get the pulse racing.
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