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Ever watch the sixth sense? Ever watch it twice? Watching it the second time is so frustrating because you watch it and think, “How did I miss that?” We all should have known that he was dead the whole time, but we didn’t — at least most of us normal people didn’t.

I’m not a fan of M. Night, but he did this one well. The clues were there, and those clues hollered at you! But we missed it? Why? Because we were so engaged in the story that we missed the hints. They added up, but somewhere within our “sixth sense,” we should have known.

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