With Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Robin Wright Penn
Directed by M. Knight Shyamalan

It seems as though this film got far less hype than Shyamalan's first runaway hit,
The Sixth Sense. I don't know why, since it is as engaging and intriguing, while operating on an entirely different level. Here we have Willis as an Ordinary Joe who might just have a special gift. After a train wreck with no survivors, Willis not only walks away alive, but totally unscathed. He gets approached by a vintage comic book collector with a brittle bone disease (Jackson) who seems to push him to realise this possible gift of physical superiority. Again it climaxes into an amazing finale with a mind blowing exposing conclusion. The slow pace makes the running time feel much longer, but it is well worth it for the pay-off. Don't expect a manic film - in stead prepare yourself for a moderate pace with exposing elements and incredible scenes building up to a cracker of an ending.

5 / B
- PB

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never let a review decide for you, but for those who need a rating, see the Flamedrop scale below
6 - Volcanic
5 - Blistering
4 - Hot
3 - Smolder
2 - Room Temperature
1 - Fizzled
0 - Extinguished

A: Multi-Viewing Potential

B: Could Enjoy A 2nd Look

C: Once Should Suffice

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