Signs

Signs

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  • Signs
    2 minutes 37 seconds
    Added: Mar 2, 2007

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Signs Reviews

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Steven Snyder
Zertinet Movies

The result is a film that sags between its night sequences. The only comparison I can think of is a "Jaws" without a story between shark attacks.

Full Review Source: Zertinet Movies | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 31, 2002
Michael Szymanski
Zap2it.com

What starts off as a potentially incredibly twisting mystery becomes simply a monster chase film.

Full Review Source: Zap2it.com | Original Score: 2/4

August 12, 2002
Victoria Alexander
Movie Reviews in Croatian

Shyamalan starts off with [an] existing mystery, but he can't solve it.

Full Review

July 30, 2002
Todd McCarthy
Variety
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It's fair to speculate whether Shyamalan's persistence in replicating the otherworldly formula of The Sixth Sense might not be a futile and self-defeating exercise.

Full Review Source: Variety

August 2, 2002
Joe Lozito
Big Picture Big Sound

Mr. Shayamalan is a gifted writer and filmmaker. He definitely has more great films in his future. However, he may need to take a step away from the paranormal thriller.

Full Review Source: Big Picture Big Sound | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 14, 2007
Staci Layne Wilson
Fantastica Daily

If you go into the theater expecting a scary, action-packed chiller, you might soon be looking for a sign. An EXIT sign, that is.

Full Review Source: Fantastica Daily

August 1, 2002
Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)

Crap circles.

Full Review Source: Bangor Daily News (Maine) | Original Score: C+

August 5, 2007
Jeremy Heilman
MovieMartyr.com

Signs will have its admirers since its methodic nature suggests there's something profound going on beneath the surface. There really isn't though.

Full Review Source: MovieMartyr.com | Original Score: 1.5/4

July 31, 2002
Sean Axmaker
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

... Shyamalan's style is surprisingly graceless, as if paralyzed by a smothering sense of purpose...

Full Review Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer | Original Score: C

August 1, 2002
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's a credit to the actors that this nonsensical thriller/sci-fi story comes off as reasonably well as it does.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: C

August 3, 2002
Erik Childress
eFilmCritic.com

If Shyamalan directed Jaws, the film would be about Sheriff Brody's fear of the water.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 2/4

August 15, 2002
Bruce Newman
San Jose Mercury News
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[Shyamalan's] Big Idea raises a Big Question: So what?

Full Review Source: San Jose Mercury News | Original Score: 2.5/4

August 1, 2002
A.O. Scott
New York Times
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Skillful as he is, Mr. Shyamalan is undone by his pretensions.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2/5

August 1, 2002
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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Turns out to have few thoughts and no thrills.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 1/4

August 2, 2002
Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star
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Ultimately, Signs -- as original, interesting and ambitious as it is -- is a post-9/11 movie of possibly the most dubious sort.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 3/5

August 2, 2002
Mike Clark
USA Today
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Shyamalan's by-now trademark spookiness is starting to play like a CD consciously designed to duplicate the success of an album that sold 10 million copies.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 2.5/4

August 2, 2002
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
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Ultimately comes up short.

August 2, 2002
Jack Mathews
New York Daily News
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Shyamalan fuses the fictional evidence of his extraterrestrials with the presumed righteousness of God in a way that will make no sense to anyone who has ever questioned either.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 2/4

August 3, 2002
Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News
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| Original Score: C

August 9, 2002
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals

Maybe I feel let down because I'd appreciate someone presenting a halfway credible explanation for the crop circles and this does nothing more than to drain away some of their fascination in a commercially successful maneuver to exploit.

Full Review Source: Cinema Signals | Original Score: 2/4

August 12, 2002
Catherine Cantieri
HoleCity.com

Shyamalan apparently wants or needs to be compared favorably or even neutrally to Alfred Hitchcock, but in this regard, he's doomed to fail.

Full Review Source: HoleCity.com

October 14, 2002

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