Ignore the inevitable unflattering comparisons to surprise blockbuster THE SIXTH SENSE, even though both films revolve around a youngster who sees dead people. SIXTH SENSE may have the boffo twist ending, but this is by far the better film on a sustained level, and features what has to be one of the creepiest first half-hours in recent film history. Regular guy Tom Witzkey (Kevin Bacon) has made a solid life for himself, his devoted wife Maggie (Kathryn Erbe) and their precocious son Jake (Zachary David Cope). They've recently rented a
house in a solid, working class Chicago neighborhood, and Maggie is pregnant again. The trouble begins innocuously enough; there's a...