• A Look Back,  Inside Entertainment

    A Look Back: The Sixth Sense

    The Sixth Sense is a 1999 supernatural drama in which a troubled eight-year-old boy, Cole (a brilliant Haley Joel Osment) claims he can talk to the dead. Malcolm Crowe (Bruce Willis) is a child psychologist suffering from guilt after one of his former patients, Vincent (Donnie Wahlberg), visits him years later and shoots him, then takes his own life. In trying to help Cole, Malcolm sees possible redemption. Cole’s mother, Lynn (Toni Collette) struggles to cope with the pressures of being a single mother while things are going on around her that she doesn’t understand. The movie catapulted writer/director M. Night Shyamalan to fame and had everybody talking about its…

  • Inside Entertainment,  Media Rants


    A counter that’s often thrown my way when I question movies is, Why criticize it? As if by the virtue of paying to see a movie – thus investing in being entertained – means I should check my brain at the door before taking a seat in the cinema and just unquestioningly accept everything I see and hear from that point. This is becoming a popular mindset in regards to watching movies nowadays, although if this is the attitude, then how can there ever be a bad movie? Roll out a shocker, no problem – don’t question it. Of course, we don’t do that. At some point, critique emerges. But…

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