Bit different to what I thought it would be. Very mentally lost and misguided people.
Just as i thought this movie was going nowhere i get hit by that typical Shyamalan twist that implants a thought in my mind that stays with me for days...would i have done the same thing after suffering the same circumstances?!!! That is the genius behind this movie, the actual movie itself is quite ordinary but the reason why The Village exists is very believable and makes sense as to why some people go to extreme measures after experiencing "extreme" events. Love it or hate it - you will not forget the ending!!!
Not as good as l thought it could have been
Not greatest of Shyamalan's movies, but enjoyed this. Great performance by Bryce Dallas Howard as the blind girl.
Eerie, believable plot. Unbelievable blind girl however. Very emotional and understandable circumstances. Who is the real monster? Overall, excellent.
Some people may accuse this flick of being slow but there is not one piece of the story that is not essential to the plot, so pay attention and you won't have to ask questions later. The cinematography is brilliant so keeping focused is not an issue. If you like Shyamalan films, you'll love this one.
A really good thriller, edge sitting stuff. unexpected twist. Would watch again
good movie but bad ending.
Was just plain horrible. The writter of the movie seemed like he made it up every 5 minutes on the go.
I loved The Sixth Sense and liked Unbreakable, but this effort from Shyamalan falls well short of his previous endeavours. No suspense, wooden dialogue masked as ye olden days speak and the token village idiot playing "those we don't speak of". The twist didn't work for me either.
One of my favourite William Hurt films. The special features showed just how much the actors put into their roles by going to "boot camp" to learn how people truly survived in the 1800's. Ivy was a magnificent character as was Lucious. I watch this movie over and over and still enjoy it. The music is fantastic and adds a lot to the movie.
From what the director has done in past this does not meet the expectation. The cast is good along with the set but the theme/story is a bit out of taste for the current trend of thrillers. It has some gruesome horror creatures which is a bit too much to take. Not too impressed by this peice of Shyamlals work. It needs a loittle bit more pace, editing and some more twist to grab the audience.
Absoloutely brilliant... Modern storytelling at it's best.
How do you get an all star cast to prostitute themselves to appear in a movie like this? The acting is lame, the dialogue is pathetic and the supposed twist is as obvious as a "pull my finger", fart joke!
An hour and a half of my life i'll never get back .
I really enjoyed watching this movie and the twists and turns along the way
stupid, awful,ridiculous disapointing watch signs instead
Very good movie. Good acting by Dallas Howard. I thought she was good considering the intense role she had to play.
I didn't like this movie at first but then it slowly grew on me...its actually a very good movie when u give yourself some time to think about it.
Hi, distinctly not our cup of tea, stopped looking after about 15 minutes, another waste of money. Ed
FOUND THIS MOVIE STRANGE...STORY UNFOLDED....BIT OF A IMPROVEMENT....MAYBE...STILL IT WAS BETTER THAN WHAT WAS ON TV.
Too drawn out - they could have cut half an hour out and still put the same accross.
the idea of monsters in the surrounding bush sounded a bit predictable but the actual story was better than that with a good ending
The story was definately original. Kept me interested til the end.
good movie have to really watch it to catch onto it.
A gripping story with an excellent caste. Maintained interest right to its surprise ending.
Pointless and predictable with little tension. A plot line that tries to be interesting, but fails miserably.
story line is weak, plot predictable. Not the best mr Night's film
Different type of love story,twisted plot but very entertaining
an Intriging tale a twist not to be missed
Surprisingly good,I was expecting a horror movie & was surprised to find a well paced drama
interesting concept, just fell a bit flat at the end...liked the implied chill factor
Not usually a fan of horror type flicks. This one is not hard core horror but has a good storyline.
This was a very clever movie. Beautifully written fantastic acting and a real thinkers movie. Would suggest this movie to anyone of mature age 16+
I'm just surprised I didn't pick this movie up earlier. Whilst I thought some of the acting was a little wooden Ivy was played brilliantly by Bryce Dallas Howard and had me glued to the screen in what is one of the better movies I have seen in ages.
a good cast wasted in an incredibly boring movie in the hands of a pretentious director
It was suspenceful and kept you guessing. Old ways, modern times.
If you would like to go back in time but still live in today's world it could interest you!
Thoroughly enjoyed this movie. The surprises just kept coming.
This movie is still one of my favourites. Its not supposed to be scary, even though thats how it was marketed when it came out in the cinemas.
Beautiful directing, and some scenes I'll never forget. An amazing love story.
This is highly recommended. It explores the human need for security and safety. The story spun by the Village Elders to the villagers are exactly that. It also shows the human tragedy that some of us choose to shun society for its crimes and lacks faith in its citizens.
Not what I thought it would be.
Worth watching but not as good as The Sixth Sense. Don't expect too much.
I wonder why they did not go back to the 1900s but back to the 1800s. A great story about living in the past. These are characters who refuse to accept their loss, and attempt to create a world to protect their sanity. Sometimes even I wonder if the simple life would be better, but then again, I wouldn't be writing on here, would I?
If you're expecting a horror movie, then don't bother but if you like a twist with good performances by class actors, then you're in for a treat. Have no idea why this movie attracted bad reviews. It kept my attention all the way through and I was well rewarded in the end....watch it.
Morbid, "B" grade rubbish.
Weird but interesting. Didn't much like the girl who was not convincingly blind. But overall spooky & enjoyable.
Different, not up to the great works previously (Unbreakable and The Sixth Sense) worth a look but dont expect too much.
Nice twist...If you do find it a bit slow, try to stick through it. The last 15 minutues are very well worth it.
Well Constructed - great extras.
This is a great storyline that will have you wondering where the clues are on the way. Very much like his others, the ending will have you wondering.
You could tell that most of the actors are stage actors - the dialogue is very stilted, but great concept.
I heard some critics describing the 'twist' explaining the genuine creepiness of the first part of this film as pretty lame, and, in terms of horror, it probably is. But it's still quite an intriguing explanation. Well acted and enjoyable - I didn't really mind that it was also preposterous.
This movie had a lot of potential but just didn't quite reach it.
Good movie, weired ..but good.
A very superb film with a great cast. There's not much to complain about here except for the fact its not as fast or as heart pounding as I would have hoped. Signs is much better paced and scripted. See this if you like in depth thriller movies and want a few chills to run down your back. Not much if any blood and guts but a finely constructed and well shot film.
This film was one of the best films of the year. I'm sure you will be inspired.
What a twist. I had seen the shorts and expected a lot of horror, but this story was great and puts all sorts of things in perspective. I can imagine that this could be happening somewhere in the world today.
This movie started off with promise of suspense and intrigue but became very predictable and lacked depth.
Good film. Unfortunately, some comments here have given the plot away to some extent .. DOH!!!!
I'm a big fan of this director and his trademark plot twists still seem fresh and interesting. If you want something different from other Hollywood movies then check this out.
Disregard the reviews. If you liked Sixth Sense and Unbreakable youll love this. I allowed myself to be immersed into the world of the village and loved it all!!
This is a movie you either love or hate, and I suspect the latter have missed the point. Marketed as a horror movie in order to avoid giving the plot away, this is anything but a horror movie. A thought-provoking comment on the evolution of modern society and its impact on mankind.