It was only a matter of time before the Paranormal Activity
model got an alien spin -- and Dark Skies
is it. Competently filmed (only part of it utilizes home cameras) and with alright acting around the room, this feature film about a family being terrorized by an unseen force lays some good groundwork, but takes its sweet time to finally get to its oh-so-clever climax. Clocking in at 95 minutes, one would think that it’d feel like a short and sweet scare film, but somehow it gets bogged down by one too many unexplained occurrences that are afflicting this family unit. It doesn’t help that the best scare is halfway through the flick, which screws up the...