The Darkness (2016) is a short Australian action/horror film directed by Paul Khoury. Written by Stefan Taylor & Simon J. Green. Starring Alexis Watt as “Jorl the Prisoner” and Caitlin Mathieson as “Remus the Guard”.

Two women – a guard and her prisoner – fight to escape monsters lurking in the darkness.

Not rated. 5:12 run time.

Watch a behind-the-scenes video (here).

My thoughts… The Darkness is an awesome short film – except for the ending. The CGI monsters suck. Their quality is on par with The Asylum. I think the film would’ve worked much better if the monsters were kept in the shadows.