The trailer for The Darkest Hour starts off like a music video: we see a bunch of twentysomethings (including Emile Hirsch, Olivia Thirlby, and Rachael Taylor), head to Moscow where they take in gorgeous scenery by day and party it up with beautiful people by night. The dream becomes a nightmare however, when Moscow is attacked by a mysterious species that starts sucking up all the energy and electricity they can. Thus begins a face-off, led by Hirsch, to protect our planet.
If the premise sounds silly, it's because it is — there's really nothing new here other than the Russian setting and a new crop of faces, but overall, The Darkest Hour looks like a slicker version of your typical teen horror movie. It does look pretty stylish though, so maybe we've got a fun popcorn movie on our hands. To watch the trailer, just
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