This suspense thriller unfolds as the audience is introduced to David Dunn. Not only is he the sole survivor of a horrific train-crash that killed 131 people he doesn’t have a scratch on him. Elijah Price is an obscure character who approaches Dunn with a seemingly far fetched theory behind it all. —IMDb
Manoj Nelliyattu Shyamalan, known professionally as M. Night Shyamalan, is an Indian-born, American filmmaker and screenwriter, known for making movies with contemporary supernatural plots that climax with a twist ending, (though only a third of his features actually do so). He is also known for filming his movies (and staging his plots) in and around Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he was raised. Shyamalan released his first film, Praying with Anger, in 1992 while he was a New York University student. His second movie, the major feature film Wide Awake, made in 1996 but not released until three years later, failed to find financial success.
Shyamalan gained international recognition when he wrote and directed 1999’s The Sixth Sense, which was a commercial success and nominated for six Academy Awards, including: Best Picture, Best Director and Best Original Screenplay. He followed The Sixth Sense by writing and directing Unbreakable, released in 2000, which received mixed reviews… read more
A droll pile of crap that didn't need to be. Shyamalan's style was really interesting at points (the opening sequence, Elijah's accident) but like the rest of Shyamalan's work, it proves to be nothing more than a lesser Twilight Zone episode that was about 90 minutes too long which really lead up to nothing. The ending with the lazy end of story screen captions pissed me off more than anything. Fucking hack...
Interesting idea, executed in a fashion that left me kinda uninterested. A few plot holes that frustrated me. Overall, a deconstruction of a genre that didn't quite deconstruct the genre.
This suspense thriller unfolds as the audience is introduced to David Dunn. Not only is he the sole survivor of a horrific train-crash that killed 131 people he doesn’t have a scratch on him. Elijah… read review