Ceci n'est pas un review.
I cannot make up my mind about this film. It's about a
therapist who tries to help a boy who sees ghosts. Willis is the
therapist, and as little as I'm an admirer of his works, I think
he did a decent job. I often rail against bad storytelling --
superfluous characters, music videos, and video game tie-ins.
None of that here. On reflection, the story was focused and
consistent.So no real problems with the direction or the talent.
The only tangible thing that I found detracting was the use of
musical cues to tell me when to be scared, but that's par for the
Why then, am I not enthusiastic about this film? I guess it
comes down to the way I didn't much care about the main
character, and even as his deepest pain was being revealed on
screen, I was there sitting in the second row, thinking
More fun was to see how high you can count using the names of
Bruce Willis films. Here's how far I got:
- The First Deadly Sin
- Look Who's Talking Too
- Die Hard 3
- Four Rooms
- The Fifth Element
- The Sixth Sense
Sixth Sense" official site