An ambitious, very-low-budget entry in the vampire subgenre, DARKNESS has some scary moments but emphasizes over-the-top gore at the expense of story. It also suffers from, well, too much darkness.
After witnessing a bloody convenience-store massacre, Tobe (Gary Miller) makes it his quest to hunt down and destroy Liven (Randall Aviks), the vampire master responsible. He tracks the ghoul to Oakgrove, where a group of teenagers, having gone out of town for a rock concert, have returned late
at night to discover their loved ones, and everyone else in town, dead or vampirized. Steve (Christopher Owen Michael) is killed by a pack of ghouls in front of his girlfriend...