Skyline (2010)

PG-13   |    |  Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller


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Strange lights descend on the city of Los Angeles, drawing people outside like moths to a flame where an extraterrestrial force threatens to swallow the entire human population off the face of the Earth.


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  • Colin Strause and Greg Strause in Skyline (2010)
  • Eric Balfour and Scottie Thompson in Skyline (2010)

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10 November 2010 | bassrourke
5
| Close encounters of the incubation kind
Just saw an advance screening of this new sci-fi would be epic and although I won't give away too much of the plot (as wafer thin as it is)I will say the conclusion has shades of District 9, looks to be there for a Skyline part 2. After a gleaming light blankets over Los Angeles one random morning @430am, it lures people outside. Looking directly into the light causes a dire effect which is part of the problem. None of that is explained. Eric Balfour is a good looking leading man, pity his chiseled features out weigh his acting ability. However in his defence, the script sucks, I could write a better one over breakfast. The special effects are certainly effective for the most part. My favourite moments are when the bad boy aliens are on the attack against Stealth jets and the view from the rooftops are outstanding visuals. The trailer was certainly interesting and the film simply doesn't back up the premise. War of the worlds and Independence Day have had a baby, it's called SKYLINE. Worth a look, it's a good sci-fi curiosity and the female leads are all gorgeous which helps matters with such a soft screenplay.

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Release Date:

12 November 2010

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Filming Locations

London, England, UK

Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,692,415 14 November 2010

Gross USA:

$21,393,620

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$66,984,887

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