Knowing – Movie Review

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SPOLIER ALERT: This review contains key plot elements and a discussion of the end of the film. DO NOT read further if you plan to see this movie. Continue reading “Knowing – Movie Review”

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I Spy Eagle Eye Special Features

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As previously stated in a past post, I loved Eagle Eye! It was my favorite film of 2008, and if you don’t agree with me I don’t care. That being said, let’s take a look at the special features found on the two-disc Special Edition. Continue reading “I Spy Eagle Eye Special Features”

The Happening Isn’t All That Happening

The Happening
20th Century Fox/Spyglass Entertainment
Starring Mark Wahlberg, Zooey Deschanel, John Leguizamo, Ashlyn Sanchez, and Alan Ruck
Written, Produced, and Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan
Rated R for violent and disturbing images
Running Time = 91 minutes
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Oh, M. Night Shyamalan. What hast thou wrought? The mastermind behind The Sixth Sense and Signs brings forth his first R-rated film. But much like Lady in the Water, the film falls flat. In fact, The Happening seems to rely more on shock tactics than any actual story.

Groups of people go into a seemingly comatose state, then proceed to kill themselves. Through a variety of means these folks take their own lives to the horror of those not affected. As the plague spreads, authorities determine it to be one thing: a terrorist attack. Continue reading “The Happening Isn’t All That Happening”