Dark CityJohn Murdoch awakens alone in a strange hotel to find that he is wanted for a series of brutal murders. He then seeks to unravel the twisted riddle of his identity, struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun.
Actors of "Dark City"
Characters of "Dark City"
Directors of "Dark City"Alex ProyasBirthdate: 23 September 1963, Egypt
Creators of "Dark City"Alex ProyasBirthdate: 23 September 1963, Egypt
Critic Reviews of "Dark City"Lisa Alspector Chicago ReaderApril 28, 2008
A mishmash of iconography lifted from better movies.Todd McCarthy VarietyApril 28, 2008
Dark City trades in such weighty themes as memory, thought control, human will and the altering of reality, but is engaging mostly in the degree to which it creates and sustains a visually startling alternate universe.Ty Burr Entertainment WeeklyApril 28, 2008
City ultimately plays like one of those art-deco dystopian CD-ROM adventures of recent years.Rita Kempley Washington PostApril 28, 2008
[A] stylish hybrid of futuristic thriller and film noir.Andrea C. Basora NewsweekApril 28, 2008
Proyas floods the screen with cinematic and literary references ranging from Murnau and Lang to Kafka and Orwell, creating a unique yet utterly convincing world.Stephen Hunter Washington PostApril 28, 2008
If you don't fall in love with it, you've probably never fallen in love with a movie, and never will.Michael Dequina TheMovieReport.comMarch 31, 2009
A visionary slice of visceral experience.Jon Popick rec.arts.movies.reviewsJanuary 07, 2009
Writer/Director Alex Proyas needs to stop it with the writing and concentrate on making the pretty. He needs to find a good script and just direct it.Rob Vaux Flipside Movie EmporiumAugust 10, 2008
The experience of Dark City is one that no film lover should miss... seen now as it was intended after 10 long years of wandering in the shadows.Peter Canavese Groucho ReviewsAugust 05, 2008
Proyas assembles his inspirations into a unique amalgam with the power of myth to tap the fears and desires of our collective unconscious. [Blu-Ray]Jesse Hassenger Filmcritic.comJuly 28, 2008
mixes visual marvels with B-movie archetypesFelix Vasquez Jr. Cinema CrazedJuly 27, 2008
Was "The Matrix" before "The Matrix" was ever in the pop culture lexicon...
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