Dark Skies (2013)

Dark Skies DVD

Alliance Films
 Keri Russell, Josh Hamilton, J.K. Simmons
Also Starring:  Dexter, Roscoe, Salem
Directed by: Scott Stewart

Cat Out of the Bag Alert!  This review contains some spoilers for this film!

Synopsis: The Barrett family experience a series of increasingly disturbing and terrifying events in their home which lead them to believe they are being visited by unearthly entities.

Cat Cattle Call: Late in the film Lacy (Keri Russell) and Daniel Barrett (Josh Hamilton) go to the apartment of an expert in alien encounters named Edwin Pollard (J.K. Simmons).  As they enter his home they find he owns several cats.

Dark Skies - orange tabby cat Dexter on couch

The couple sit down on a couch with the cats, one of which takes a swipe at Daniel.

Dark Skies - tabby cat lying on couch

Pollard explains that the cats don’t seem to be disturbed by the aliens as dogs do.

Dark Skies - orange tabby cat Dexter sniffing hand

Cat actors Dexter, Roscoe and Salem from Performing Animal Troupe are all credited as performing in this scene.

Dark Skies - gray tabby cat Roscoe walking by couch

Dark Skies - Lacy Keri Russell and Daniel Josh Hamilton with cats on couch

Final Mewsings: Cats are apparently cool with aliens.

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