Thought-provoking thriller too intense for some.
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Fresh: Gripping, creepy, and very well acted with a great breakout performance from Bryce Dallas Howard...
- Felix Vasquez Jr., Cinema Crazed, Thursday, April 22, 2010
I remember being really excited for this film when the trailers were first released, and excited to finally watch it in theaters. Except when that time finally came, I was extremely let down particularly with the ending. It showed alot of promise in the beginning, but failed to capitalize on it.
- fb729949618, Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Arguably M. Night Shyamalan's most under-appreciated films. Now granted, after this movie he fell fast and has lost a lot of credibility. However, this is still a very good film. Bryce Dallas Howard is a revelation, it's always hard to trust first-time actors with a major film and put most of it on their shoulders - but she's simply phenomenal. The twist at the end is what pisses most people off. I don't get, I thought it was appropriate and not to far-fetched, as well as bravely original.
- fb619846742, Monday, March 8, 2010
A mystery-driven allegory that will disappoint those expecting the frightening movie the trailer wants to sell. Those more open-minded, however, will find an interesting film with an evoking cinematography, though the main twist (two, in fact) does not cause the same impact as Shyamalan's previous films.
- blacksheepboy, Monday, November 21, 2011