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Super Dark Times (2017)

Not Rated | | Drama, Thriller | 29 September 2017 (USA)
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Teenagers Zach and Josh have been best friends their whole lives, but when a gruesome accident leads to a cover-up, the secret drives a wedge between them and propels them down a rabbit hole of escalating paranoia and violence.

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Teenagers Zach and Josh have been best friends their whole lives, but when a gruesome accident leads to a cover-up, the secret drives a wedge between them and propels them down a rabbit hole of escalating paranoia and violence.

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$19,590, 1 October 2017, Limited Release

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$33,109, 29 October 2017
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This is Kevin Phillips' directorial debut for a full length film. See more »

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Josh: If anybody asks, we're already fucked.
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Intriguing until it's not
2 January 2018 | by See all my reviews

If there's another 2017 film that starts off really well and continues greatness until it loses all its momentum and potential and becomes a mess in its third act, then I haven't seen it. This film is an intriguing but realistic psychological drama/thriller for its first two acts and then decides to become a genre film instead. By doing so, it loses everything that made it interesting. Maybe in retrospect and on a possible rewatch I will think the third act is fine for what it is, but it's such a shame the turn the film makes. Still, it remains a worthy effort overall, with some fine performances from its cast and some effective imagery.


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