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  • 80
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Follow Shyamalan's Signs. It will take a piece out of you. show more

  • 25
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Promised to be the season's thoughtful action picture, turns out to have few thoughts and no thrills. show more

  • 63
    Mike Clark USA Today

    The movie keeps you watching and, at times, even gripped for more than an hour. But, at the end, it leaves us feeling detached and underwhelmed. show more

  • 80
    Wall Street Journal

    Mr. Shyamalan is a new national treasure, as attuned to our sensibilities and everyday life as Steven Spielberg. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Signs is about God and family, too, but it's also about scaring the bejesus out of you -- and on that level it works like a miracle. show more

  • 50
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Shyamalan has learned from his idol (Spielberg) how to manipulate audience emotion through the intimacy of an ordinary family that is "contacted." But he is even more shameless about it. show more

  • 100
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    The work of a born filmmaker, able to summon apprehension out of thin air. show more

  • 88
    Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald

    If "The Sixth Sense" was Shyamalan's take on ghost stories and "Unbreakable" his ode to comic books, then Signs is the evil cousin to Steven Spielberg's "Close Encounters of the Third Kind." show more

  • 75
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    Signs -- though Shyamalan's most visually beautiful work -- seems thinner, barely more than a sketch for a movie, with characters trapped in formulas. Beautifully trapped perhaps -- but paralyzed nonetheless. show more

  • 75
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    A beautifully crafted, white-knuckle, roller-coaster ride of old-school filmmaking -- the kind that believes that the less you show, the better. show more

  • February 20, 2010 Lil mikey 1012
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    Good.. very scary .. very mysterious, suspenseful movie!! Worth geting on DVD and seeing!!!

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