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Joe Wright United Kingdom, 2017

HenriqueA's rating of the film Darkest Hour

"NEVER" will I understand how can people love this kind of tired and cliché-ridden biopic year after year after year after year. It feels like a decent BBC hour mixed with an unhealthy dose of Hollywood sugarcoating that cannot muster more than two or three really great scenes (especially the Roosevelt phone conversation). Oldman is really amazing, but everything around him falls apart repeatedly.