This is the one that did it. Having finally seen 2004's "The Village" I can now endow confirmation. THIS is the abomination that killed M. Night Shyamalan's career.
Never in the history of recorded time has any movie been more massively marketed to the masses. And never has any film been more of a miserable disappointment. A thriller devoid of even a mild buzz. A mystery with a dreadfully dumb and barely comprehensible solution. The waste of a cast so impressive the hope is that they were all paid handsomely for their parts in such an appallingly hopeless cause.
Even the ending blows. Chunks. MNS would have been better served (but not by much) to have stuck with the original ending. Google it. And then, if you've seen this feces fest, see if you agree.
Oh, well. At least we'll always have "The Sixth Sense", won't we?
Talk about your one-hit wonders.
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