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For questions related to the movie "Signs" (2002) directed and written by M. Night Shyamalan and starring Mel Gibson and Joaquin Phoenix.

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Are the aliens really hostile?

I have a question about the movie "Signs" (2002) by M. Night Shyamalan, that bothers me for quite some time now. For me, there is no sign (no pun intended), that the aliens are evil in any way. As ...
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What is the significance of Shasta soft drinks?

In the movie, Signs, there is a scene depicting an old man who is an owner of a book store complaining about soda commercials and the frequency that they are being aired. It's just a bunch of ...
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What is "distorting wide angle for a medium shot"?

In this review of M. Night Shyamalan's Signs, it says: And once again he uses camera tricks—like distorting wide angles for medium shots—to create a weird, slightly off-kilter world. What does ...
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Exactly where were the flying saucers during the invasion?

I always wondered, when the invasion finally started in the movie Signs, and the swarm of aliens started closing in on the Hesses and their boarded up (from the inside) house, where were their UFOs? ...
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Do we ever get to know the clear motives of the aliens?

I have seen Signs a long time ago but I do remember the movie being unclear about the aliens' motives. Like, why did they even come to a planet full of water in the first place if it's poisonous to ...
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