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Unbreakable (2000)

An obsessive comic book store owner is convinced that the sole survivor of a train wreck has special powers meant for a greater purpose.

M. Night Shyamalan has long since exasperated me with his endless insistence on relying on feeble plot twists to hang his entire films upon, but Unbreakable, like The Sixth Sense before it, reminded me just why he was such an exciting prospect at the time. 151 more words

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Unbreakable (2000)

100 Films’ 100 Favourites #95

Are you ready for the truth?

Country: USA
Language: English
Runtime: 107 minutes
BBFC: 12
MPAA: PG-13

Original Release: 22nd November 2000 (USA) 958 more words

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Twist Week: 100 Greatest Scenes Number 37: "I see Dead People"

Views from the Sofa’s 100 Greatest Scenes is a list of the 100 greatest moments in the movies. This could be long introductions, moments of action or great dialogue between characters. 488 more words

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Twist Week: The Sixth Sense (1999) Review

If you remove the twist in The Sixth Sense, the movie still offers plenty to surprise you. For starters, this is one of the most under-stated performances by Bruce Willis. 467 more words

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Devil (2010)

There are few filmmakers as frustrating as M. Night Shyamalan. When he’s good, he can shock and awe but when he’s bad he feels like a rip-off of himself. 468 more words

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Views from the Sofa's "Twist Week" - The Launch!

There have been some incredible twists within movies. This month’s theme is dedicated to the greatest twists in the movies, including what makes them so effective, whether a movie works without it’s twist and reviews of the films which made twists famous. 70 more words

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