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John Carpenter United States, 1974

Bob's rating of the film Dark Star

Mesmerizing and replay value at its highest - this little mash-up of sci-fi, comedy and thriller foreshadows an unique approach in film-making, where simplistic plot, creative dialogues and rich atmosphere (evoked with hostile synth music) showcase the way of storytelling that goes beyond genre conventions. There's also sense of darkness and claustrophobia in what is otherwise paradoxical geg and homeward love letter