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A review of The Village (2004)

2.5 out of 5 stars


While there were some great elements of suspense throughout the film, the protagonist Ivy was easy to connect to and like, and the climax of the film was easy enough to believe, when you dissect the rest of it – the details that hold the central themes together – the film falls apart in your hands. 1,228 more words


High Expectations For M Night Shyamalan’s Latest Movie Pitch To Cat


Expectations are running high at the M. Night Shyamalan household, as the director’s cat awaits the pitch for Shyamalan’s latest high-concept thriller. Flossy the cat, after leaping to a high book shelf and settling on her anticipatory haunches, reported that she expected to be blown away by several twists and turns of plots, and was hoping for a supernatural element thrown in. 116 more words


Wayward White Privilege!

Racism is hard to find unless you are actively searching for it. This weekend I found it, in the new television show, Wayward Pines! I know some of you are going to say that I am just imagining things. 1,187 more words

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Devil: An Underrated 2010 Horror Gem That Deserves a Second Look

When I was a child, my mother would tell me a story about how the Devil roams the Earth. Sometimes, she said, he would take human form so he could punish the damned on Earth before claiming their souls.

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Mark's Movie Reviews

M. Night Shyamalan Ruined The 'Independence Day' Sequel For Will Smith

Being that so many original cast members are returning for the Independence Day sequel, officially titled Independence Day: Resurgence, fans have been wondering why the movie’s biggest star, Will Smith, wasn’t coming back. 263 more words


Class of '99: The Sixth Sense

To dispense with formalities: The Sixth Sense is not that good, but nor is it that bad. Its writer-director has never been a man subject to well-manicured, non-explosive statements – probably because he has never himself been prone to non-explosive statements (he did, after all, cast himself as a writer who saved the Earth in Lady in the Water). 1,657 more words