The Eye

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  • PG-13
  • 2008
  • 1 hr 38 min
  • 5.4  (55,905)
  • 36

The Eye, released in 2008, is a supernatural horror film that follows the story of Sydney Wells (Jessica Alba), a young, successful violinist who was blinded in a tragic accident when she was five years old. Despite numerous surgeries and treatment, Sydney has never been able to see, until one day she decides to undergo an experimental corneal transplant.

Following the transplant, Sydney's vision is restored, and she is finally able to see the world again. But her newfound happiness is short-lived when she begins experiencing terrifying supernatural visions. Initially, Sydney believes these visions are side-effects of the transplant and tries to brush them off. However, as the visions become more intense and frequent, Sydney begins to suspect that the new eyes she received may have belonged to someone who was involved in a terrible event.

Determined to find out the truth, Sydney sets out to investigate the circumstances surrounding her donor's death. She discovers that her donor was a young woman named Ana Christina Martinez (Fernanda Romero), who died in a mysterious fire alongside her entire family. As Sydney delves deeper into Ana's past, she uncovers a dark and chilling secret that threatens to destroy her life.

Throughout the movie, Sydney is aided by her caring sister, Helen (Parker Posey), and her supportive eye doctor, Paul Faulkner (Alessandro Nivola). Both Helen and Paul try to help Sydney come to grips with her terrifying visions and unravel the mystery surrounding her donor.

The Eye is a suspenseful and atmospheric horror film that relies more on psychological terror than gore. The movie is filled with eerie and suspenseful moments that keep the audience on edge. The cinematography and sound design are exceptional, creating a hauntingly ethereal effect that adds to the overall atmosphere of the movie.

Additionally, Jessica Alba's portrayal of Sydney is compelling and convincing. She perfectly captures the character's vulnerability and fear, making the audience empathize with her throughout the film. Alessandro Nivola and Parker Posey also deliver exceptional performances, adding depth and dimension to their respective characters.

Overall, The Eye is an excellent example of a modern horror film that balances both horror and suspense with strong performances and exceptional visuals. If you are a fan of supernatural horror films, The Eye is definitely worth watching.

The Eye is a 2008 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 38 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.4 and a MetaScore of 36.

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    1 hr 38 min
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    5.4  (55,905)
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