The 25 worst movies of 2020

There’s been plenty of great films released this year, but there’s also been a lot of terrible ones

13. Darkness Falls

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After his wife commits suicide, a detective convinces himself that she’s actually been murdered, before discovering that a father/son duo of serial killers are the ones responsible.

The plot of Darkness Falls makes it sound like a B-level potboiler, and on that front director Julien Seri definitely delivers, but the rest of the movie is a cack-handed allegory against the dangers of misogyny.

Shawn Ashmore’s wooden lead resolutely fails to generate any interest from the off, and the bizarre combination of standard procedural and male bonding through murder never really lands.