The Darkest Hour (M)
In Moscow, five young people lead the charge against an alien race who attack Earth via the power supply. Stars Emile Hirsch, Olivia Thirlby, Max Minghella and Rachael Taylor.
They say: It expects dramatic shots of a depopulated Moscow to make up for a flatlining screenplay and the absence of a compelling character.
We say: When an alien invasion movie debuts every week, filmmakers need to bring a fresh perspective and entertaining narrative to the table. The Darkest Hour brings neither. Running time 89 minutes. Cinemas Australia Fair, Coolangatta, Harbour Town, Nerang, Pacific Fair, Tweed, Robina.