The Darkness Reviews

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May 14, 2016
McLean must have believed he was making John Cassavetes' "Poltergeist," but this odd fusion of psychodrama and supernatural hokum gets away from him.
May 13, 2016
There are times when it feels as if the producers challenged themselves to see how little it needed and still meet the legal definition of a movie.
May 13, 2016
From the troubled child who communes with the beyond to the featureless suburban home that hosts malicious spirits, this movie ticks all the boxes for modern mainstream shockers.
May 13, 2016
Offers very few new scares, mainly because it's so haunted by the ghosts of far better horror movies.
November 2, 2018
While The Darkness is not by any means a horrible film, it is definitely a forgettable one.
October 11, 2018
There's no pay off, no scares, no original plot elements, but a ton of melodrama worthy of a TV movie of the week.
October 16, 2017
It is baffling how bad The Darkness is.
January 16, 2017
The eventual transformation of The Darkness into a tedious genre exercise is particularly disappointing given its strong opening...
January 2, 2017
[The Darkness] favours generic mumbo-jumbo about inter-dimensional demons.
September 21, 2016
We get Radha Mitchell, surrounded by Pottery Barn furnishings and moping, and Kevin Bacon conducting a valiant effort to keep himself from falling asleep.
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