SniperShot wrote:So I saw "The Happening" and I'll just say it's a very odd and different film. Pretty typical of M Night Shyamalan these days. The guy is really smart yet a tad insane. He does his own thing which is really cool. Definitely goes against traditional Hollywood elements and the cookie cutter style of film making we've gotten used to these days. Worth a watch in my opinion if your a fan of his films and that crazed style and like to see something different. Don't go expecting to see amazing acting or awesome special effects. Go to see an interesting story told by one of the few film makers of these times who's worked very hard to stay independent and do his own thing.
I'm in the minority of those who've enjoyed the film but I'm with Roger Ebert who gave it 3/4 stars.
I saw it and also enjoyed it. You're right about us being in the minority. I actually thought the worst part about it was Mark Wahlberg's acting. He whined the entire movie and it was really distracting. There were some pretty gruesome death scenes in it and I actually liked the film's concept. Better acting would have caused me rate it higher, but as is, I also have to give it an 8/10. (B-)