A crazed astronomer undergoes a quest to shut down the entire stat's power grid, in an effort to force the population to behold, for the first time, the beauty of a starry night sky.
This. Not the plot itself, but the formula in which it is made out of. Taking the monster/boogeyman/generic antagonist and turning the trope on its ear. It works because there is always something much darker than what you know.
The Cure - an English rock band formed in Crawley, West Sussex in The band has experienced several line-up changes, with vocalist, guitarist and principal songwriter Robert Smith being the only constant member.