The Darkness (2016)
First screened in September 2016
Director: Daniel Castro Zimbrón. Cast: Brontis Jodorowsky, Aliocha Sotnikoff, Camila Robertson Glennie, Fernando Álvarez Rebeil, Meraqui Pradis, Alejandro Villeli. Screenplay: Daniel Castro Zimbrón, Denis Languérand, and David Pablos.

Twitter Capsule: Folks keep reproducing these restricted-location postapocalyptic mood-piece thrillers, and they're usually identical.

VOR:   The execution is solid enough, but the experience never lifts off stylistically, narratively, or thematically. A fine-looking, fine-sounding retread.

Photo © 2016 Varios Lobos/Zoologia Fantástica/Les Films de l'Étranger

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C+

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