Trailer for THE DARKEST HOUR Starring Emile Hirsch

     August 3, 2011

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The trailer for the alien invasion flick The Darkest Hour has gone online.  While we’ve been inundated with alien movies this year, you should know that The Darkest Hour picked up some positive buzz from it’s Comic-Con presentation and the concept art looks pretty neat.  The Moscow setting is also a nice change of pace.  That’s right, America: other countries sometimes get invaded by aliens too.  As for the trailer, it starts out a little too much like “Hey!  Another alien invasion movie!  I’m sure you’re in no way tired of these!”  But once it reveals its concept, that the aliens feed on electricity and that a small band of survivors has to come up with some inventive ways to stay alive, then it gets interesting.

Hit the jump to check out the trailer.  The film stars Emile Hirsch, Olivia Thirlby, Max Minghella, and Rachael TaylorThe Darkest Hour opens in 3D on December 23rd.

Click over to Apple to see the trailer in HD.

Here’s the brief synopsis for The Darkest Hour:

The DARKEST HOUR is the story of five young people who find themselves stranded in Moscow, fighting to survive in the wake of a devastating alien attack. The 3D thriller highlights the classic beauty of Moscow alongside mind-blowing special effects.

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