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Dark Star
7.7 out of 10

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Dark Star (1974)

blu-ray.com
10 November 2012
  • Conclusion: Dark Star is a lot of fun if taken on its own merits, which include allowing for the kind of amateurish quality that pervades a lot of the film. Still, the writing is often quite sharp, and Carpenter's mastery is firmly on display even this early in his career (note the nice use of interesting...
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Dark Star

Rock! Shock! Pop!
5 November 2012
  • Summary: Dark Star remains a milestone in low budget filmmaking, a micro budgeted epic that would go on to have far more influence than it probably should have. An occasionally brilliant send up of sci-fi movies it stands as a testament to how creativity, imagination and talent can overcome budgetary...
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Overall 6
6.2
Movie overall 5
5.0
Audio 6
6.0
Extras 8
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DARK STAR - Blu-ray review

moviemet.com
14 August 2011
  • Summary: Finally, after something like four decades, we get a frame-by-frame digital restoration of the film, presented in Blu-ray high definition. That's saying a lot for a cult film made on a shoestring.
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Overall 10
10

Dark Star

Empire Online
27 March 2011
  • Conclusion: Although the movie is positively Das Bootian in its pacing, hats off nonetheless to young whippersnapper John Carpenter, whose studenty tale of space tedium, aliens and molasses-black humour remains approximately a thousand times better than the director's last 15 years of utter crapola.
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Overall 8
8.0

Dark Star

russin
26 March 2009
  • Excerpt: En kvartett skäggiga astronauter letar efter instabila planeter att spränga. Egentligen ska de också söka efter intelligent liv, men den biten verkar inte intressera dem nämnvärt. I en kupol på taket sitter Talby mest hela dagarna och tittar på stjärnorna. Doolittle saknar sin surfbräda.
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