‘The Darkest Hour’: Olivia Thirlby and the Calm Before the Alien Invasion Storm — EXCLUSIVE

The Darkest HourSometimes, horror movies are scariest before any of the chaos begins. Dread accumulates as the characters begin to get a sense that something terrible is on the horizon. But sometimes, this part of the movie is reserved for comedy. Comedy like two female pals mocking one another and discussing castration of a mutual male friend.

The below clip from The Darkest Hour features Olivia Thirlby and Rachael Taylor as traveling buddies Natalie and Anne, scurrying through an airport without the faintest idea that their world is about to be thrown asunder.

The Darkest Hour comes to Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D and DVD on April 10.


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Staff editor Michael Arbeiter’s natural state of being can best be described as “mild panic attack.” His earliest memories of growing up in Queens, New York, involve nighttime conversations with a voice from his bedroom wall (the jury’s still out on what that was all about) and a love for classic television that spawned from the very first time he was allowed to watch “The Munsters.” Attending college at SUNY Binghamton, a 20-year-old Michael learned two things: that he could center his future on this love for TV and movies, and that dragons never actually existed — he was kind of late in the game on that one.