REVIEW: THE DARKNESS
OVERVIEW: In a story inspired by true events, a family accidentally unleashes an ancient terror when they return home from a vacation in The Darkness, coming to Digital HD on August 23, 2016 and on Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand on September 6, 2016 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Starring Kevin Bacon (Black Mass, X-Men: First Class) and produced by Blumhouse Productions' Jason Blum (Paranormal Activity, Insidious, The Purge), The Darkness delivers spine-tingling chills as a father (Bacon) tries to save his family from the demonic forces that have invaded their lives. The Blu-ray™ and DVD showcase chilling exclusive bonus content including a shocking never-before-seen alternate ending and deleted scenes.
SYNOPSIS: From the producers of The Purge and Insidious, comes this terrifying supernatural thriller starring Kevin Bacon (Black Mass, X-Men: First Class) and Radha Mitchell (London has Fallen, Silent Hill). When their young son (David Mazouz, TV's Gotham) brings home five mystical stones he found on their family's camping trip to the Grand Canyon, Peter (Bacon) and Bronny (Mitchell) begin to notice strange things happening in their house. Having awakened dark forces bound to the rocks, the family fights for survival as malicious demons feed off their fears and threaten to destroy them.
The film is
presented in widescreen in a 2.40:1 aspect ration preserving its
theatrical format. The picture is just flawless. Not only the
picture looks great in this release, also the sound it is good,
a 5.1 Dolby Digital in English that provides a good complement
to the picture. It also includes English,
and Spanish subtitles.
Widescreen (2.40:1) 16x9
English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1/DVS Dolby Digital 2.0, Spanish and French DTS Digital Surround 5.1
/English SDH, Spanish (Castilian) and French (European)
Blu-ray™ unleashes the power of your HDTV and is the best way to watch movies at home, featuring 6X the picture resolution of DVD, exclusive extras and theater-quality surround sound.
DIGITAL HD with UltraViolet™ lets fans watch movies anywhere on their favorite devices. Users can instantly stream or download.
Exclusive never before seen shocking alternate ending