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Event Horizon (1997)

R   |    |  Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller


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A rescue crew investigates a spaceship that disappeared into a black hole and has now returned...with someone or something new on-board.

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20 June 2003 | BradleyUK
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| Sci-Fi Shock sensation
Its not the best film I've seen yet this was the best experience I've had in a cinema. After getting lost & sh*t scared driving around dark English country lanes I arrived at the cinema already in quite a state. And from the moment I heard the rocking Orbital opening track I was transfixed. I was in the perfect mood to watch this film and it delivered more than I could have hoped in a cinema experience. After repeated home viewings it does lose its shock factor yet it is still a great film, though I have to add it really was meant for the big screen. The sets are great, the gore is shocking & the ship design is truly beautiful. Admittedly the Event Horizon borrowed its look from '2001' yet they took that long majestic shape & gave it a more modern gritty feel. A few bits of ham acting (listen to when Richardson says "the hulls been breached") didn't detract from this excellent Hellraiser Vs 2001 style flic. Watch it with the lights off and the sound up.

10/10 for the Cinema experience.

8.5/10 as a complete film

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