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Baton Rouge
Member since Jan 2004
7173 posts

The Darkest Hour
Anyone seen it?


Member since Apr 2014
4386 posts

re: The Darkest Hour
Loved it. Gary Oldman will win best actor hands down. I will say it will probably take someone who has an interest in the time period to truly enjoy it or they may find it slow. It was a great companion to Dunkirk.

Ryne Sandberg
Team Am Mart
Member since Apr 2009
18887 posts

re: The Darkest Hour
I enjoyed the movie. It's a little loose on facts and timeline stuff, but overall, it is a well done historical movie. I liked it better than The King's Speech.

Jack Ruby
Central Arkansas Fan
Member since Apr 2014
7533 posts

re: The Darkest Hour
Yes. Much better than kings speech, better performance too. The music is great... It feels epic. Oldman is incredible... Def. See it in the theater if you get a chance.

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New Orleans Saints Fan
Member since Mar 2007
1880 posts

re: The Darkest Hour
Fantastic movie. You will not be dissapointed.

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Florida State Fan
Lovin' My German Footprint
Member since Sep 2008
8042 posts

re: The Darkest Hour

Loved it. Gary Oldman will win best actor hands down.
I kept TRYING to See Oldman, but could only ever see Churchill.
I went into the movie with a profound respect for GO as a master artist and a chameleon.
I left astounded that he was able to increase my admiration for him as an actor.

Movie was interesting, a bit more on the history buff side rather than action side. But I enjoyed it.
I watched Dunkirk a few days later, and It felt like a really good 2-part movie series.

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Erin Go Bragh
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Beyond the Pale
Member since Dec 2007
11300 posts

re: The Darkest Hour
Excellent movie which takes place over a limited but crucial
time in world history. Gary Oldman was brilliant which means he will likely see someone not nearly as worthy win the Oscar.
This post was edited on 2/9 at 2:43 pm

new orleans
Member since Jan 2008
46780 posts

re: The Darkest Hour
My parents believe he will win best actor.

Typically when you portray someone that well you win

Arkansas Fan
Member since Feb 2013
1898 posts

re: The Darkest Hour
The last 30 minutes or so of this movie ranks right up there with the vote on the Declaration of Independence in the John Adams HBO series.

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Houston Astros Fan
Member since Jan 2014
10738 posts

re: The Darkest Hour
I’m definitely not trying to be an ass, but if you’re talking about the Gary Oldman movie that just showed up on amazon it’s just “Darkest Hour” without “The” in front.

The title seemed familiar to me because there was another movie that came out in 2011 starring Emile Hirsch called The Darkest Hour. Can’t remember watching it all the way through but it’s about an alien invasion, obviously different movies.

Just bought the Gary Oldman version and looking forward to comparing it to Dunkirk.

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