the sixth sense (1999)
Cole sees dead people.
As soon as the credits started
rolling, I knew I had to see this film again. I loved it from start
to finish. M. Night Shyamalan establishes himself as a master of genuinely
crowd pleasing, quality filmmaking.
It's the story of Cole and his special ability to see dead people.
Bruce Willis is a distinguished psychiatrist who takes on his case.The
film is suspenseful, well-put together, and an all-around joy to watch.
It's even better the second time around.
THINGS I LOVE
twist. Period. End of story (literally). It's one of the few films where
no one spoiled the ending for me - and once you see it, you don't want
to spoil it for anyone else.
as Vincent, the kid that Bruce didn't help.
She does an amazing job with the accent and I just love her in this
as the Village Idiot in the school play. That made me so happy. Why
does retribution feel so good?
kitchen cabinets and drawers. Cole's hands pressed on the table. Very
The one step
forward/one step backward game Malcolm plays with Cole.
at the birthday party - very cool circular staircase. The shot of the
red balloon rising up is fantastic.
to tell Cole a bedtime story in the hospital. Then when he reveals his
secret "I see dead people."
When Cole and
his mom are coming out of the grocery store and she gives him a ride
in the shopping cart - it's just a great moment between mother and son.
At the gathering
for the dead girl Kira when Cole is going into her room - the shot of
his hand reflected in the doorknob as he's reaching for it - very cool.
his mom about seeing dead people. It gave me little goosebumps.
adds up. When you realize the twist. It's fantastic. The subtlety of
it is amazing.
Do you know
why you're afraid when you're alone? I do. - Vincent
It's called Latin.
They don't have meetings about rainbows. - Cole
I want to tell
you my secret now. I see dead people. - Cole
Do you ever
feel the prickly things on the back of your neck? And the tiny hairs
on your arm - y'know when they stand up? That's them. - Cole
You wiggin out?
I'm ready to
communicate with you now. - Cole