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Monster Gallery: Pitch Black (2000)

Chimera of the Night


Though mentioned often in the script, the creatures in PITCH BLACK are seldom seen at length; rather, they are glimpsed, they are heard, they are felt. They are, really, the embodiment of your nocturnal fears: a howling coyote that jars you awake; the painting on the wall that comes to life when stared at too long… the sway of your bed just before the earthquake hits. Chimera of the night.
-David Twohy, Pitch Black script, 1998

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