Beware the Men in Black
Joshua Koppel | Chicago, IL United States | 03/04/2005
(4 out of 5 stars)
"UFO lore holds that people who have experienced encounters are often visited by mysterious men in black who convince them not to talk about their experiences. While Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones were in a movie that had a lot of fun with this idea, this movie takes the grimmer and darker path.
A family out hiking for a day has an experience with some lights on their way home. They have little or no memory of the experience except disturbing dreams. But as they try to figure out what is going on, they get a visit from the Men in Black. Soon it becomes obvious that they are being watched and are in danger. They turn to a UFO researcher for help.
Family and researcher piece together more of what happened but get targeted by the Men in Black again. In the end we learn more about the Men in Black and who they are but not before some very tense action as the story fully unfolds.
Very well-done with a pretty good cast. The researcher is simplified a little so that the story can unfold in the space of a movie but otherwise it was a tense movie with some chilling moments."
adriana005 | Washington United States | 06/15/2001
(5 out of 5 stars)
"This is a well made film. Sure it didn't make it as a big budget film but it should have. The acting is excellent & so is the script. Anyone who likes sci-fi films dealing with shadow men will love this flick. Or even if your a fan of Sherilyn Fenn I recommend you buy it. ... Buy it used thru a auction or check out your video stores. Can't say enough about it, its just a great movie!"
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Movieboy | Kentucky, U.S.A. | 02/26/2003
(4 out of 5 stars)
"One could, in depth, attempt to analyse whatever strengths and weaknesses this movie might have. But alas, its overall value can be adequately measured by simply stating the following credit: 'Brendon Ryan Barrett'. This adorable young boy, cute raspy voice and all, is an absolute marvel and a joy to watch. Brendon made tuning into 'Soul Man' (a short-lived and otherwise fairly [bad] sitcom in the late '90s, starring Dan Akroyd) seem worthwhile. Among other things, Brendon also did a stand-up job with 'Casper'. Looking forward to a DVD version of The Shadow Men soon."