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  1. Stefan Drees's rating of the film Dark Star

    In my opinion this is one of Carpenter's most appealing films. The trash atmosphere - resulting from an extremely low budget - is compensated by an inventive grasp on the subject with many ironical and philosophical moments. And there are some nice details like the voice and the design of the computer as well as the voice of the bomb (resembling Kubrick's HAL 9000).

  2. Cinema Omnivore's rating of the film Dark Star

    6.8/10, my review: http://wp.me/p1eXom-35F

  3. angelicidea's rating of the film Dark Star

    It is pitched as a sci-fi spoof, but the roots of a fine horror director are visible here. I feel like Monty Python might have been a strong influence. It also contains quite a few elements that might have inspired certain things in Star Wars...

  4. petit astronaute's rating of the film Dark Star

    (35mm, Version Française) Oui, I saw this Z-movie in a very good print where unfortunately everyone spoke French. Tried to imagine the original English version, probably not great either. Nevertheless, the philosophical argument between Doolittle and the Bomb might be funnier and more convincing in French, "Je pense donc je suis," says the Bomb, like Descartes before it. It could have been a good sci-fi comedy Short.

  5. Glue Sniffer's rating of the film Dark Star

    Komedia w wykonaniu mistrza horroru

  6. bryanvmh's rating of the film Dark Star

  7. James Mackin's rating of the film Dark Star

    Slow beginning, but once you get to the middle, oh, this film becomes beautiful.

  8. OldGermanCurrency's rating of the film Dark Star

  9. Louis Léonard's rating of the film Dark Star

  10. José Neves's rating of the film Dark Star

    Fun but too puerile. Obviously the "2001" ironic revision - the talk about phenomenology with the computer, which clearly exposes the mentioned movie's presumption - and the surfing towards death, are moments of great imagination but, in general, has become a film that, though indicative of some of Carpenter's later paths, "aged" badly.

  11. Rodrigo Morgado's rating of the film Dark Star

  12. VincentVendetta's rating of the film Dark Star

    Dr. Strangelove: A Space Odyssey

  13. Ray Kril's rating of the film Dark Star

    wonderful comedy and piss off effects

  14. onur.oeg@gmail.com's rating of the film Dark Star

    wit with irritation which resulted Alien,

  15. zeynepgunsal's rating of the film Dark Star

    Baya "random" bir film olması hoşuma gitti, belirli bir odak noktası olmayan bir film olduğu için çok da uzun tutulmaması iyi olmuş. Alışılmadık, garip bir parodi.

  16. Mehmet Ali Karar's rating of the film Dark Star

    ilginç astronotların ilginç yaşamları, uzayda da böylesimi olurmuş dedirten, traji komik bir uzay yolu macerası...

  17. Ender UÇUM's rating of the film Dark Star

    Wes Anderson filmlerinin tadını da veriyor ara sıra. Sinefillere duyurulur....

  18. individia@gmail.com's rating of the film Dark Star

  19. Fabio Nosotti's rating of the film Dark Star

  20. Sean's rating of the film Dark Star

    Carpenter's first film, it was made while he was in university for $50,000. It's kind of a dark humour sci fi flick with Dan O'Bannon (the writer of Alien) as one of the actors in the film. There are some pretty funny moments, like a bomb who thinks he's god for instance. Basically its just a student film, not the greatest thing but you can see the beginnings of a cult horror director.

  21. Federico Di Folco's rating of the film Dark Star

    Carpenter firma il suo esordio con un lavoro a bassissimo costo,interessante nel parodiare la tanto decantata audacia yankee e pungente nello scagliarsi contro la corsa agli armamenti.Gli intermezzi country sono davvero gradevoli, così come i surreali dialoghi tra uomini e bombe. Mezzi molto grezzi,ma Carpenter comincia a mostrare il suo talento e la sua predisposizione a trattare temi di una certa rilevanza.3*

  22. Samuel Righi's rating of the film Dark Star

  23. Igor Leoni's rating of the film Dark Star

    Just like Sam Raimi did a few years later with 'Evil Dead', Carpenter started his filmmaking with very few resources, yet a lot of wit and creativity. I wouldn't call 'Dark Star' his most impressive work, but definitely one of the high points of his career. What he did with so little really blew me away. Carpenter fans and sympathizers can't miss this.

  24. This is Jake Kath's rating of the film Dark Star

    A great weirdo movie from the king of genre! Carpenter you blow me with your wit and creativity!

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