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Darkness Falls (Bilingual) [Import]
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As a young boy, Kyle (Chaney Kley) claimed to have seen the tooth fairy. He also claimed she tried to kill him. Now over twelve years later, Kyle has left the town that never believed him. He has also left behind the two people who thought he was telling the truth, his childhood girlfriend Caitlin (Emma Caulfield) and her younger brother. And when evil again emerges in Darkness Falls, Kyle must return to do battle with the winged creature of doom he saw that night so many years ago. Because evil is back with a vengeance. And it's not leaving without Caitlin's brother.
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1-The DVD cover is pretty good, looks scary.
2-The liner notes in the back make it look like a good horror film.
3-No name actors, which is great for a mainstream horror film because you never know who might die next.( besides the main actor and actress)
4-It's about a killer tooth fairy, pretty original idea.
5-I liked the special features especially the documentary on the real-life tooth fairy in that small town who gets killed and supposed to have put a curse on the people who live there.
6-And finally the trailer..looked promising, but decided to watch on Dvd when it came out.
So i guess we all know the outcome of what happened when i actually finished watching this film.
***TAKE IT FROM ME AND 95% OF THE OTHER REVIEWERS..DO NOT WASTE YOUR TIME LIKE WE DID***
I couldn't wait to rent 'Darkess Falls' because I had high expectations for it. Okay, well maybe not that high, but I expected it to be at least half-way decent. But guess what? It wasn't even a quarter of the way decent. The premise was great: the tooth fairy as an evil, murderous tooth-stealer. She's hideously scarred from a fire, and she wears a mask. Just like in 'Halloween'! And 'Friday the 13th'! And 'Scream'! How original. So, this tooth fairy chick flys around, looking for kids who have just lost some baby teeth. When she finds them, she trades the tooth for money. But if any of the kids open their eyes and looks at her, she kills them. Hmm. Kind of makes you glad you're out of that tooth-losing phase, huh? Okay, now it's starting to sound dumb. That's because it IS dumb. And on top of that, the acting is not good at all. The only recognizable person in the whole film is Emma Caulfield (as the main character Caitlin), who I adore as Anya on 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer', but here she just struggles through a bad script. The film is less than an hour and a half, yet it feels like an eternity before it's finally over. And when it's done, you applaud, because it means that you can now go do something more meaningful with your time. If you're in the mood for a good scare, don't be fooled into renting or buying this one, because it's not that scary. Get 'The Ring' instead. A lot of people say that one's not that scary either, but at least it's got more of a plot, and it won't make you want to bash your head against a wall.
year's entry in the genre,They,but with a few differences.One,Darkness
Falls has a fairly well fleshed out back story.Two,the acting is
generally fairly good.three,the monster has a reason for being,a
motivation for its actions.also,the monster has a weakness,which can be
exploited.the core storyline is descent for this genre.the movie is
better paced and much better edited.the monster itself is however,not
so great.the look of the creature isn't the problem.the problem are its
movements,which do not look authentic in some scenes.now,the characters
themselves--very little in the form of character development.pretty
much your stock horror characters.none too bright and reacting in ways
which real people(hopefully)would not.yet,strangely likable somehow.you
kind of take pity on them.suspense--there were some tense moments.there
was a fair amount of action.however,at times the film became
chaotic--lots of sounds and sights all at once,including the music.the
only reason i can see for this to fool the viewer into thinking there
is more going on,than there really is,while hiding the movie's
shortcomings.and now the ending.it does nicely resolve things.no cheap
setup for a sequel here. i think it's a better movie than They,but not
as good as Boogeyman .it has a few tense moments with a few decent
action sequences and a decent,straightforward ending without the usual
'unexpected'(but really expected))twist.my rating for Darkness Falls is
Well, getting into the meat of the movie, if there is any. Let us take a look at the corny plot, which consists of a young boy and a young girl being in love since childhood. The boy was hauled off for the murder of his mother, which, if you didn't see this coming, he didn't commit. Flash-forward to the "present time" and presto, her younger brother seems to have the same crap as he had when he was younger, night terrors. Well somehow she gets a hold of her middle school crush who, mind you, lives in an apartment that is full of lights, I mean there are no shadows here baby. Well to make this review shorter, they go after a cheesy looking puppet. **SPOILER** (If you really care). Well, you may have been able to guess this one, the two end up killing the thing in the end and get back together. Yay...Right.
The one good effect this movie did have was the flashbacks or flashes of the "Toothfairy". Another good point was the background story in the beginning, I actually thought this had potential when that began.
One minor fault is where the hell are the boys parents. Not once do we see them, and I imagine any parent who child is seeing ugly women in the dark would be right by their side.
Can I mention another great part in this movie, the song that plays during the ending credits.
All in all this film will not cause you to have a sleepless night, unless your one that has just lost your last tooth...
And remember don't peek...
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Good. Came within 10 days to Singapore. Keep up the good work! Maintain the awesome job.... Will definitely buy more again...Published on Sept. 13 2013 by Bob Diamond
This movie really sucks because, first off, who would really name a town DARKNESS FALLS? This movie did not scare me, really, it does not"circle around The Ring. Read morePublished on Aug. 28 2004 by Matthew Berardos
Truly, some one had to have really dedicated themselves to every inch of film shot in this movie too maximze its raw potential too suck with out even a hint of remorse.... Read morePublished on July 6 2004 by JASON HRICAK
Darkness Falls (Jason Liebesman, 2003)
Somehow I never got round to reviewing this. Which is okay, because everyone's already said everything I have to say about it, but... Read more
This movie was so terrible. The idea for the movie is actually retty good but the special efects and plot are terrible. Don't see it.Published on June 1 2004
In "Darkness Falls" the monster in the dark that is coming to get you is the tooth fairy. What you basically have here is a cross between the wrong person being killed a... Read morePublished on May 17 2004 by Lawrance Bernabo
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