Posts tagged ‘Guillermo del Toro’

FIRST LOOK: Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark

Dont Be Afraid of the Dark stars Katie Holmes and Guy Pearce star in this film is produced by Guillermo Del Toro.

The Troy Nixey will be a must see film. The film tells the story of a young girl sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend discovers creatures in her new home who want to claim her as one of their own.

  • Release Date: August 12th, 2011 (wide)
  • Director: Troy Nixey
  • Cast: Katie Holmes, Guy Pearce, Bailee Madison
  • Studio: FilmDistrict
  • Genre: Suspense/Horror, Thriller and Remake
  • MPAA Rating: R for violence and terror.
  • Year: 2011

Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark – Introverted Sally Hurst has just moved in with her father Alex and his girlfriend Kim when she realizes that their sprawling estate holds its fair share of secrets. Ascending to the depths of the house, Sally gains access to a secret lower level that has lain undisturbed for nearly a century, when the original builder vanished without a trace. When Sally accidentally opens the gateway that kept the creatures locked up tight, she realizes that in order to prevent them from destroying her family is to convince her skeptical father than monsters really exist.

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Review by Peter Ricci – Flix|Critic

Bottom Line: Splice is intelligent, riveting and stimulating to the sifi-mind:

Splice is not your typical science fiction suspense thriller; it will surprise you as its way more than just that. Splice is intriguing, intelligent and sophisticated. Finally, Hollywood put a little creativity to work and came up with an all new dysfunctional family. Clive (Adrien Brody) and Elsa (Sarah Polley) are a couple at the top of their game.  They are two brilliant scientists whose cutting-edge experiments in genetic engineering and splice genes have struck gold. They are the ground breakers in the world of medical cures; or so they are trying to be. They have genetically designed two promising specimens to research and diagnosis. But is that enough for the couple?

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