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The Sixth Sense
Not every gift is a blessing.
A psychological thriller about an eight year old boy named Cole Sear who believes he can see into the world of the dead. A child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe comes to Cole to help him deal with his problem, learning that he really can see ghosts of dead people.
Re-watching a film with an ending on this level of highbrow, twisty, never-see-that-coming notability, one can either develop a flat, empty feeling beyond that simple twist that got them so well the first time, or one can find that the film's craftsmanship, symbolism and dense story ends up amounting to far more than what they even thought of the first time. With The Sixth Sense the case is very much the latter. The Sixth Sense is a truly special film, and there's a reason that after putting out many other great films, it remains to be Shyamalan's most fully recognized and appreciated work. It reaches high and penetrates deep. It's not only the most densely layered, and brilliantly constructed cinematic…
Film #1 of Gustav's M.National Shyamalan-a-thon.
The film which declared the arrival of Night. Sixth Sense single-handedly raised him to stardom and had all of Hollywood raving. The New Week magazine even went the lengths and termed him The Next Spielberg. I just wonder how glad he must have felt, with only his third film, he was being compared to his childhood hero and his reason of getting into films. It must have been an incredibly proud moment and a one he would cherish no matter to what heights life and his films take him to.
This was my third viewing of Shyamalan’s third feature. Any film with a good, powerful, intelligently disguised and a credible twist will without doubt…
It's easy to make this film be about the twist.
Or the fact that there are so many cleverly hidden clues.
Let's not talk about that.
Let's talk about the fact that this is one of the most beautifully constructed and deftly told ghost stories ever made.
I am convinced that Shyamalan is more a storyteller than a director. With this film, which basically put him on the map, he shows that he knows, loves and understands storytelling. It is a shame that along the way, with his later efforts, he seems to have convinced himself that he is a great director as well. It seems that the bigger the budget, the more apparent his flaws become.
This is absolutely…
The Good: So, you all know by now that this is M. Night Shyamalan's masterpiece. You all know how amazing Bruce Willis and Haley Joel Osment are in this film; how meticulous Tak Fujimoto's camera work is; how James Newton Howard's music manages to be so chilling yet oddly beautiful. You all know the quotes and the scares. You all know how the story goes. You all know the twist. Yeah, I'm sure everyone and their mother have seen this film before. But you know what's the most brilliant thing about The Sixth Sense that…
Lots of people hate on M. Night Shyamalan. Points of attack include: "what has he done since Signs that's good?", "he uses too many plot twists", "his bad outweighs the good". All these criticisms are fair, everyone is entitled to their opinion. I feel, sometimes, like I'm the only person who thought The Village was good, and who enjoyed The Happening on the grounds that it is hilarious. To be fair, I haven't seen The Last Airbender, and I don't think I'm ever going to (I trust people on that one). It's a shame, though, that his commercial failures have overshadowed his moments of genius. The Sixth Sense being one of them. Shyamalan has been caricatured as a self absorbed…
Sadly the twist was spoiled for me before I viewed it, but I didn't let that interfere with my movie experience. The movie is still good, it has good acting followed by great thrills, it's also full with great drama and characters. This is a great movie that you don't want to miss.
The Sixth Sense was the biggest surprise of 1999. Thanks to an exquisite script and excellent performances of the main cast, especially Haley Joel Osment who plays the kid, made a lot of people go back to the cinema to recheck the story.
It brought back to the mainstream stylish supernatural horror films like Stir of Echoes and The Others, where the story is more important than the visual effects. It has almost no blood, but it's definitely scary.
Por mucho que algunos intenten reducirla al giro, es una historia con una combinación de géneros (drama de personajes, thriller, terror) en perfecto equilibrio que muchos han intentado reproducir sin éxito. Shyamalan consigue brillar con una construcción emocional y de atmósfera excelentes. Y Haley está increíble.
"En ocasiones veo muertos". Historia del cine.
Excelente guión, excelentes Toni Collete y Haley Joel Osment y excelente Shyamalan. Una maldición para él hacer una película tan buena, siempre se le ha exigido más y ha acabado menospreciado.
Una película de terror, un thriller psicológico y un drama.
I see Bad M. night shyamalan movies. this movie is chilling and pretty scary at parts, but the ending is one of the most saddest endings ever, I will not say what happens at the end just watch it and see.
Nice twist at the end, wasn't expecting it!
Holy shit. I haven't seen a movie this good, this intense, this enrapturing in a long while. I was watching this for movie night with my dad, and even HIS arm hair was sticking up straight. Amazing thrills, stunning cinematography (THAT DUTCH ANGLE!) and beautiful acting enhance the already incredible plot, and the clever twist at the end just makes it all the more satisfying. An A+ movie.
“Wanna play a game? It's a mind-reading game.”
Cole Sear sees dead people.
Bruce Willis plays a child psychologist working to cure a boy who sees ghosts. He manages to captivate us with his personal struggle and seemingly broken marriage. Undoubtedly, one of his best performances to date.
But the standout performance is delivered by Haley Joel Osment, he carries the film on his tiny, little shoulders. And he does it perfectly. Tremendously impressive.
Shyamalan creates a beautifully constructed surreal atmosphere that makes the film impossible to look away from. It's truly captivating.
If you haven't seen this film, and you don't know the ending, you should watch it as soon as possible! It's truly an amazing experience.
The Sixth Sense is a tremendously captivating ghost story with deluxe storytelling and a powerful direction by Shyamalan. Highly recommended.
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- The Great Train Robbery
- The Birth of a Nation
- Les Vampires
- The Racket
- 7th Heaven
- Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
- Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness
Every film that has ever been nominated for an Academy Award in any category. Enjoy!
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