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Sunday, November 9 2008

The Happening

Watching this is rather like watching the grass grow. And blow in the wind. And trees. Bushes. Hedges. Blowing. You get the idea.


Friday, June 13 2008

The Happening

The Happening features an effectively stylized physical environment: rarely have clouds drifting overhead and wind blowing through trees and a sunny day been filmed so ominously.


Friday, July 21 2006

Lady in the Water (2006)

Story's whiter-than-white skin, bloody cuts, color-shifting hair, and need to keep wet make her a bizarre amalgamation of fantasies, alternately "male" and "childish."


Monday, January 10 2005

The Village (2004)

'I have to keep doing things that scare me, and this certainly scares me,' says M. Night Shyamalan.


Thursday, August 5 2004

The Village (2004)

Noah is so wrapped up in his own emotions that he seems, at first, the most literal embodiment of the film's critique of a post-9/11 American isolationism.


Thursday, August 1 2002

Signs (2002)

PULL.


Sunday, January 1 1995

Unbreakable (2000)

'Unbreakable' might be best described as 'Die Hard' for art-house audiences.


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