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S. Darko: A Donnie Darko Tale Reviews

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August 10, 2011
Director Fisher does a decent job of taking the reins and delivers a dark and delicate tragic fairy tale to audiences.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 30, 2010
This 'Donnie Darko Tale' is all style, no substance - a superficial imitation that retraces the original's twists and turns but offers none of its own.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 9, 2010
It's been reported that Richard Kelly has completely disowned this movie, and for good reason
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
August 11, 2009
I love Donnie Darko. It is ominous, funny, replete with ... well-observed moments. S. Darko is a callous attempt to cash in on its well-earned appreciation.
Read More | Original Score: D
June 20, 2009
The entire project seems to sweat from the exertion of its writer Nathan Atkins and director Chris Fisher to do something-anything-to make the film worthwhile.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
June 2, 2009
It wants to echo the original but can't figure out the rhythms.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
May 10, 2009
a thick, viscous sludge of clichés, stereotypes, and poorly written dialogue
| Original Score: 1/5
May 7, 2009
It's a spineless, careless, bizarrely unadventurous number two that would rather saddle up and rehash Kelly's original screenplay over any clear-cut attempt to cook up some juicy oddities of its own.
Full Review | Original Score: D-
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