'Dark Skies' Blu-ray and DVD Arrive May 28th

Keri Russell and Josh Hamilton star in this horror-thriller about a family whose son is targeted by an alien force.

This May, Anchor Bay Entertainment and Dimension Films will unleash the supernatural thriller Dark Skies on Blu-ray and DVD. From the producer of Paranormal Activity, Insidious and Sinister, Dark Skies is a chilling film about the existence of evil and the strength it takes to fight its insidious attack. Hitting retail on May 28th, Dark Skies will include a feature commentary and will be available for an SRP of $39.99 for the Blu-ray Combo Pack and $29.98 for the DVD.

Dark Skies Blu-ray

Dark Skies DVD

Dark Skies stars Keri Russell (August Rush, The Americans) and Josh Hamilton (The Bourne Identity, J. Edgar) as a young couple with children living in the suburbs. As husband and wife, Daniel (Hamilton) and Lacy Barrett (Russell) witness an escalating series of disturbing events involving their family, their safe and peaceful home quickly unravels. When it becomes clear that the Barrett family is being targeted by an unimaginably terrifying and deadly force, Daniel and Lucy take matters in their own hands to solve the mystery of what is after their family. Dark Skies co-stars Dakota Goyo (Rise of the Guardians), Kadan Rockett (The Fortune Theory) and J.K. Simmons (Spider-Man franchise, Juno) as paranormal expert Edwin Pollard. Dark Skies was written and directed by Scott Stewart (Priest, Legion).

Dark Skies explores the dynamics of family, psychology and humanity as a household unites against an enigmatic menace. Is there still time to overwhelm this ominous force, or has "the invasion already happened?" DreadCentral.com's Heather Wixson called Dark Skies "a terrifying, mind-bending thriller." Avi Offer at NYC Movie Guru said "Sci-fi at its chilling best. A terrifying, suspenseful and jolting experience."

Dark Skies Blu-ray and DVD special features will include the feature commentary with Writer/Director Scott Stewart, Producer Jason Blum, Executive Producer Brian Kavanaugh-Jones and Editor Peter Gvozdas as well as alternate and deleted scenes from the film.

Dark Skies was released February 22nd, 2013 and stars Keri Russell, Josh Hamilton, Dakota Goyo, Kadan Rockett, J.K. Simmons, L.J. Benet, Rich Hutchman, Myndy Crist. The film is directed by Scott Stewart.



Sources: Anchor Bay Home Entertainment

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  1. thedude-abides

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx Cool. Be sure and let me know what you think after you see it :)

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  2. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx Well, not as much exaggeration as learning a few things about why things are the way they are. But I'd rather focus my writing at the moment somewhere else.

    Overall, I get the hate

    2 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  3. Nicholaus XX

    @bawnian-dexeus -- Why 3 years worth? Exaggeration, or being specific? Ah, all right.

    2 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  4. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx Oh, I have 3 years worth, but I don't got the brain power. Focusing it on 5 reviews between tonight and Monday

    2 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  5. Nicholaus XX

    @bawnian-dexeus -- Anything substantial to add to the discussion? ;)

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  6. Nicholaus XX

    @mr-k -- The only thing I don't agree with is your sentiment on Zero Dark Thirty; it was a good movie, and is only (if at all) partially overrated. That being said, I think films are getting worse as time goes on. Music and television shows sure the hell are, without a doubt.

    2 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  7. Mr.K

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx Like I said on my Texas Chainsaw review, audiences now love rehashed crap rather than new and interesting ideas on movies. Why did Paradise Lost got cancelled? Because people were complaining on how crap it's gonna be when the movie WASN'T EVEN OUT YET AND WAS STILL IN DEVELOPMENT and no studio in Hollywood were interested on funding this project. Seriously, I'm getting sick of this new trend in movies where original films with unique ideas get no attention while either rehashed crap or overrated Oscar bait movies like ZDT gets all the praise.

    2 years agoby @mr-kFlag

  8. Nicholaus XX

    @mr-k -- I know, right? Movies like that are making loads of money, while actually decent films aren't getting any attention. What gives?

    2 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  9. Mr.K

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx Yeah, I'm REALLY trying to forget that Texas Chainsaw 3D exists in my mind. God, why audience? Why did you made this movie successful?!?!

    2 years agoby @mr-kFlag

  10. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx Ah, well, least you were entertained.

    http://static.fjcdn.com/pictures/Joseph+Gordon-Levitt.+OC_1bec09_3967126.jpg

    2 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  11. Nicholaus XX

    @thedude-abides -- Thanks, man. I'm seeing it tomorrow, actually. You know me, man; I see every movie out there.

    @bawnian-dexeus -- It was below-average, my friend. Can't say I wasn't entertained, though. Albeit, for all the wrong reasons.

    @mr-k -- Great comparisons, man. I thought it was better than "Scary Movie 5", though. Now, that was THE second worst movie of the year. Literally, right behind "Texas Chainsaw 3D". Besides that, we're in complete agreement.

    2 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  12. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    @mr-k And yet, Identify Thief is currently ranked #3 at the box office

    2 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  13. Mr.K

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx Agreed, right on par with Movie 43, Scary Movie 5 and Identity Theft.

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  14. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx Thought you'd find it average

    2 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  15. thedude-abides

    Diggin' the avatar, @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx. I'm surprised you gave this one a watch... I guess working at a theater has its advantages, or, as in this case, its disadvantages, lol.

    2 years agoby @thedude-abidesFlag

  16. Nicholaus XX

    Easily one of the worst pictures of 2013. I'll pass.

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