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Silent Hill


Radha Mitchell, Sean Bean, Laurie Holden, Deborah Kara Unger View All


Christophe Gans (Director), Roger Avary (Writer) View All

Released: Apr. 21st, 2006
Runtime: 2 hours, 5 minutes
The eerie and deserted ghost town of Silent Hill draws a young mother desperate to find a cure for her only child's illness. Unable to accept the doctor's diagnosis that her daughter should be permanently institutionalized for psychiatric care, Rose flees with her child, heading for the abandoned town in search of answers and ignoring the protests of her husband. It's soon clear this place is unlike anywhere she's ever been. It's smothered by...
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The Rodent
It confusingly builds itself within a midge-modge of visual shocks and horrifically tortured/tormented and sadistic creatures, then quickly throws away all the confusing build ups with a very quick and simple explanatory scene that is shown in flashback. Then, it goes into full on fantasy gore and then, leaves the audience at the end in another state of....
The third time, you just say to yourself that the characters better get the hell out of there. There are three worlds in Silent Hill. The "real" world, in which Sean Bean is looking for his wife and daughter.
Showing would have been so much better. But, it's good at capturing the manipulation and deceipt of characters, and the sometimes creepy crypticality.