There was a time when M. Night Shyamalan was the master of the twist ending, but his status has deteriorated as of late. Even still, no twist beats the one that comes at the end of The Sixth Sense. This film is not only frightening and fantastic, but it is also heartbreaking and sweet. There are times when this film crosses between horror and drama and at these intersections the audience is forced to reevaluate what movie they are watching. Bruce Willis gives one of his finest performances as Malcolm Crowe, a psychologist trying to write an old mistake. The rawness of Willis’ performance is impressive, but it is nothing compared with the innocence of Haley Joel Osment who breaks onto the scene in an astounding way with a performance that earns the highest praise.
Beautiful and heart-warming this is one of those that will leave you wanting to watch it again.
For its twists and turns and great acting, this one earns…
4.5 out of 5