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Darkest Hour

Regissert av Joe Wright
Storbritannia, USA, 2017
Krig, Drama, Historie


Winston Churchill leads a charge against Hitler’s army in the early days of World War II.

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Darkest Hour Regissert av Joe Wright

Tildelinger & Festivaler

Academy Awards

2018 | 4 nominasjoner inkludert: Best Picture

2018 | 2 seirer inkludert: {award_and_section}

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2017 | Nominert: Best Actor

This masterpiece of cinema bombast introduces Winston Churchill like he’s in a Murnau film. Waking up in bed, he strikes a match to light his first cigar of the day, his face revealed by the flame.
April 19, 2018
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What Joe does with “Darkest Hour” is make a big screen experience that could be a chamber piece in other hands. He creates room for great actors (and not just a formidable Gary Oldman) to do sterling work and gives this historical chapter a style and form that befits both the past and the present.
January 08, 2018
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It excels whenever Wright isolates Churchill in suffocating spaces where he seeks counsel from those in his inner circle, but mostly has to marinate in crisis. The film is particularly good at showing how information about the hour-by-hour fates of thousands is filtered down to Churchill in a way that makes his decisions seem more abstract, because he cannot bear witness to the history he’s so crucial in shaping.
November 22, 2017
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  • chanandre's rating of the film Darkest Hour

    [UCI El Corte] Church and Chill. Not only Oldman's best role ever (sorry ) it's one of the biopic roles I've ever seen in my life. The make-up job is top-notch. But mostly what does it the way Oldman acts thru the mask, the way he uses his mouth and eyes. His brilliant you can hardly notice he's wearing a 'mask'. And his acting is not only spot-on, it is moving, credible, modern and engaging. I drowned in tears with▽

  • 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.

  • Duncan Gray's rating of the film Darkest Hour

    Oscar season has a way of bringing them out: average movies that could only have been made by experts at their craft, catering to Academy viewers of a certain age who can't resist Brit prestige, insisting that great acting require fussy physical transformation. That is, Gary Oldman is terrific under several layers of flab, but I'd take his subtle, implosive performance in Tinker, Tailor... nine times out of time.

  • Bilouaustria's rating of the film Darkest Hour

    The darkest hour indeed. Quality cinema, always trying to sell you something ("convincing" make up, "convincing" accent etc). Gary Oldman shouts two hours long "please give me an Oscar". In this exercise in academism, Joe Wright is not exactly the one to blame : he tries hard to give some life in this made-for-tv long trailer. The cinematography translates heavily the title. A biopic ? More like a dusty museum.

  • Filipe F. Coutinho's rating of the film Darkest Hour

    Darkest Hour is the type of biopic that most satisfies me, as it chooses to focus on a particular moment in time, rather than trying to fit a person's life story in under 2 hours. The film is exquisitely written and directed, and never ceases to be compelling. Finally, it has been said many times but-- Gary Oldman's performance is something to behold, an actor performing at a level very few can aspire to.

  • Zachary T.'s rating of the film Darkest Hour

    Guilty of hero worship maybe, but still Wright's best film since "Atonement," to which this is very much a companion piece; typewriters click in time with the score and creative use of digetic sound bookends scenes and transitions. Lush lighting and unique points-of-view present the textured period setting. Snappily scripted enough to be a one-act, with an assured, mesmerizing turn from Oldman. Severely underrated!

  • msmichel's rating of the film Darkest Hour

    Gary Oldman gives one of the best performances of his long career capturing Winston Churchill in the first days of his appointment as prime minister as the Nazi war machine moves across Western Europe and the situation at Dunkirk develops. The scripting of Anthony McCarten is quite impressive even if there are some conveniences and folklore added to the mix. Wright's reliable direction elevates the film.

  • Ethan's rating of the film Darkest Hour

    Gary Oldman gives an incredible and transformative performance as Winston Churchill in this picture that has exceptionally beautiful grey lighting and would also make a nice companion piece to Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk. Also Kristin Scott Thomas is an absolute revelation here as well as Lily James.

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