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Katie Holmes, Guy Pearce in “Afraid of the Dark” trailer


By Sean O’Connell
Hollywoodnews.com: The full-length theatrical trailer for Guillerom Del Toro and Mark Johnson’s take on “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark” hit over the holiday weekend, and if you haven’t had a chance to see it yet, you really need to take a moment and watch it in the player below.

Essentially a haunted house thriller, this remake of the 1973 chiller stars Katie Holmes and Guy Pearce as a couple trying to stop evil, whispering forces from corrupting their daughter. If you remember the original, you recall how shocking the reveal of the, um, threat in the house happens to be. I won’t spoil it … and neither will this trailer, which suggests the right mood for a horror story without giving too much away.

Check it out:

“What are we? Hungry.”

Great soundbite. I’m hoping director Troy Nixey maintains some tension in his early scenes before “Dark” gives way to the usual creature action. But this clip is a pleasant tease. The film will be in theaters on Aug. 26.

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One Comment

  • May 31, 2011 | Permalink |

    I like how they’ve made it basically impossible to freeze-frame on the creature itself near the end. It appears for a split-second. As with most of these creepy things, a jump cut scare is much more effective than actually looking at them.

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