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

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Hank Sartin
Time Out
November 18, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Kelly Vance
East Bay Express
August 16, 2011
Graphic art and comics fans will appreciate its high-art wrinkle, but it's pretty tame stuff conceptionally.
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
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.
Bill Gibron
October 31, 2009
Fear(s) of the Dark should put to rest once and for all any qualms about mixing animation with angst.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Jason Anderson
Toronto Star
March 6, 2009
This French-made chiller proves just how scary a pitch-black theatre can be.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Liz Braun
Jam! Movies
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)
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
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Sarah Boslaugh
November 27, 2008
The fear inspired by these stories is more akin to dread, a slow, creeping suspicion that something is not quite right ...
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
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Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
November 14, 2008
Brilliantly creepy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Andy Klein
Los Angeles CityBeat
November 12, 2008
All except di Sciullo's are beautifully drawn, in a variety of distinct styles.
Tricia Olszewski
Washington City Paper
November 2, 2008
Rarely goosebump-inducing and often rather dull...but you'll become entranced by the animation.
Bill White
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
October 31, 2008
These six tales only scratch the surface of our phobic subconscious.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Bob Strauss
Los Angeles Daily News
October 31, 2008
This may not be everyone's idea of either scary or great animation, but it is a generally successful attempt to marry the two forms in a unique way.
| Original Score: 3/4
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Boston Globe
October 31, 2008
The black-and-white images are so cutting edge, you could bleed.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Brian Tallerico
Movie Retriever
October 31, 2008
Like most anthologies, has its highs and lows, but is still original and inventive enough to recommend to horror fans looking for something different - a movie that's actually trying to be scary.
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
October 30, 2008
If its French origins seem too art-house for such a ghoulish season, think about the last time an American monster movie provided anything more than business as usual.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
October 30, 2008
Sinister and beautiful.
David Cornelius
October 29, 2008
One great cartoon and a whole bunch of so-so ones.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Cynthia Fuchs
October 27, 2008
The fear described here is not visceral or familiar, but it is incisive. What if civilization is inexplicable?
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
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V.A. Musetto
New York Post
October 24, 2008
There isn't a dud in the 10 shorts, although some are more dud-ish than others.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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