The Fourth Kind

The Fourth Kind

The Fourth Kind

Milla Jovovich is a psychologist investigating a number of mysterious disappearances in a small Alaskan town in this sci-fi thriller. During the course of treating her patients, she finds evidence of alien abductions...

2009Rating: M, Supernatural themes and violence98 minsUSA, UK
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The Fourth Kind / Reviews

Variety

Variety

Universal's alien-abduction thriller none too cleverly bids to pass off mock-documentary footage of levitating psychological patients - and, scarier still, ordinary talking heads - as the real deal.

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Time Out

Time Out

Osunsanmi's tricksy formal device simply reinforces our disbelief and invites ridicule.

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Time Out

Time Out

Unfortunately, none of the subsequent noise is all that scary, and the striving for Paranormal Activity's buzz is shameless.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

May be humourless, paranoid nonsense, but its biggest failure is its inability to scare.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

Why the aliens chose this community of 9,261 to abduct so many people is a mystery. Also why owls stare into bedroom windows.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Writer-director Olatunde Osunsanmi attempts an Orson Welles-like confluence of "real" and imagined that might have worked had he gotten out of the way more, literally and figuratively.

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