The Dark and the Wicked

The Dark and the Wicked

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As a family gathers on a secluded farm to mourn a slowly dying man, a darkness grows around them and triggers waking nightmares in this horror.

202095 minsUSA
Horror

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The Dark and the Wicked | Reviews

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IndieWire

IndieWire

The Dark and the Wicked" doesn't always rise up to meet [Ireland's] powers.

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Variety

Variety

Feels all the more blood-curdling because the protagonists' distress and helplessness are emotionally relatable.

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

This supernatural fable elevates the subtext of Bryan Bertino's earlier work to the level of text.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Ambiguous and allusive, "The Dark and the Wicked" feels saturated in helpless misery and nerve-clanging dread.

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New York Post

New York Post

"The Dark and the Wicked" would benefit from some light and some normal.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

It's Ireland's shattering performance that truly gives the film its gripping power.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

While your own mileage will vary, I preferred the earlier parts of the film to the rest, because hell starts to break loose pretty fast.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

It isn't exactly terrifying, but is well-acted and sinister enough to rise (levitate ominously?) above the pack.

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Chicago Reader

Chicago Reader

A relentless ride through the stages of grief and guilt.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Bertino directs with such technical flair that I yelped at most of them - and half-missed the others, eyes squeezed tight shut.

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The Dark and the Wicked | Release Details

The Dark and the Wicked is available to stream in New Zealand now on Shudder.