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Year
2010
Runtime
110 min.
Director
Panos Cosmatos
Genres
Sci-Fi, Thriller
Rating *
6.0
Votes *
7,277
Checks
1,130
Favs
102
Dislikes
59
Favs/checks
9.0% (1:11)
Favs/dislikes
2:1
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  1. St. Gloede's avatar

    St. Gloede

    Some amazing visuals and great usages of style. The story was definitely a set-back however, and it frequently suffered in the few scenes that were more dialog based. I'd also agree with others that the ending was an extreme let-down. 6 years 4 months ago
  2. bm97's avatar

    bm97

    Easily one of the worst movies I have ever seen :) 5 months 2 weeks ago
  3. Siskoid's avatar

    Siskoid

    Beyond the Black Rainbow is a trippy, artsy film about a telepathic girl trying to escape a futuristic commune, and at least as much about her captor... or is that really what it's about? More atmosphere than story, I sometimes felt like the fact the female lead was sedated throughout was a cruel joke about what the film was doing to its audience. This one's on a very slow burn, folks. Always interesting to look at (and good sound design too), but otherwise slim. Now, the twist is that it takes place in 1983, well away from the outside world, and the film at least partly wants to pull a Tarantino (who has never done a sci-fi film) and make something that could have come out of that era, though I dare say it feels more like a product of the 70s. Maybe that's why it goes into slasher territory at some point. Regardless, I can't decide if its anti-climax is meant to be cheeky or what. Is the film, in fact, complete masturbation we've been tricked into watching? 3 years 5 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #41 in Total Film's 50 Amazing Films You've Probably Never Seen
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