RogerEbert.com Review ‘Dark Was the Night’
This movie opens at a logging camp, a setting little seen in contemporary cinema. Trees getting cut, woods getting shredded, in a formidable forest framed by intimidating grey sky. It’s the end of the work day, and the men are supposed to be coming in, but a supervisor talks into his walkie talkie; he’s not getting an answer from some workers, and he’s annoyed. “I won’t hesitate to lock you guys in for the weekend,” he says, and he gets no answer, so he goes deeper in to the woods to investigate.
What he sees is not pleasant, and he’s not going to be able to share his subsequent experience with anybody. “Dark Was The Night” is a horror movie, a creepy and atmospheric and sometimes blood-soaked horror movie, and it’s got a good amount going for it. (full article…)