Capsule Review: "The Others"

by Eric Melin on August 10, 2001

in Print Reviews

This is a very well done old-fashioned ghost story, and I was really surprised at how much I enjoyed it. Nicole Kidman is very convincing, and I thought I had the story figured out a couple of times, but it kept throwing me off the trail. Without ruining it for you, I’ll tell you this much….While the ending is no jaw-dropping realization, it does make me reconsider the film in an entirely different way. It’s a bit slow, but it’s extremely creepy, and all these questions are raised that keep you guessing. I want to see it again, and I’d recommend it for almost anybody.

Eric is the Editor-in-Chief of Scene-Stealers.com and writes the Screen Stealers column for The Pitch. He’s President of the KCFCC, and drummer for The Dead Girls and Ultimate Fakebook. He is also Air Guitar World Champion Mean Melin. Eric goes to 11. Follow him at:

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