Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

Starring: Guy Pearce & Katie Holmes Director: Troy Nixey  Rated: R: Restricted
Fear is never just make believe
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 39 minutes
  • Video: Color
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  • Originally Released: 2011
  • Label: Sony Pictures
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Note: Three-part making-of documentary: the story, Blackwood's mansion, the creatures
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
    • Subtitles - Spanish

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Entertainment Reviews:

Chicago Sun-Times - 08/24/2011
"This is only the second film by the director, Troy Nixey, but he shows a firm hold on atmosphere."
Los Angeles Times - 08/26/2011
"[R]eally, truly, very scary....The start is properly terrifying due to Nixey's excellent sense of pacing."
A.V. Club - 08/25/2011
"The beasties in DON'T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK have the horror-comic malleability of the creatures in GREMLINS: Adorable and funny on one beat, nasty the next."
New York Times - 08/02/2011
"[A]n old-fashioned spooker....[With] richly detailed visuals..."
Washington Post - 08/26/2011
3 stars out of 4 -- "DON'T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK feels retro in all the right ways..."
Total Film - 11/01/2011
3 stars out of 5 -- "[With] some tense set-pieces and expert, swooping camerawork....The CGI creatures are brilliantly realised..."
Uncut - 11/01/2011
3 stars out of 5 -- "DON'T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK continues Guillermo Del Toro's obsession with revisiting childhood fears."
Sight and Sound - 11/01/2011
"It's an enjoyably old-fashioned creepy-house monster picture..."

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A young girl inadvertently unleashes a race of ancient monsters while exploring her father's 19th century mansion in this horror remake written by Guillermo del Toro and Matthew Robbins, and directed by newcomer Troy Nixey. Introverted Sally Hurst (Bailee Madison) has just moved in with her father, Alex (Guy Pearce), and his girlfriend, Kim (Katie Holmes), when she realizes that their sprawling estate holds its fair share of secrets. Descending into 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 she must convince her skeptical father that monsters really exist.

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  • Sales Rank: 44,387
  • UPC: 043396392076
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