The Signal

The Signal

DVD - 2014
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Nic, his girlfriend Haley and his buddy Jonah take a detour from an idyllic cross-country road trip when they are contacted by a mysterious hacker who has gained entry into MIT's most secretive networks. But after a rendezvous in an eerily isolated spot goes awry, Nic wakes to a living nightmare in an isolation unit. Interrogated by Dr. Wallace Damon, Nic soon realizes that the only way to decipher the past is to escape the present.
Publisher: [Universal City, Calif.] :, Universal Studios,, 2014.
Branch Call Number: SIGN
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


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Oct 17, 2017

Very interesting movie. Kept my attention the whole way through.

Sep 05, 2017

Another alien abduction; so what? Does the story have any point? Too much a scramble of twists and meaningless characters, along with an annoying jumble of camera and lighting techniques.

Sep 17, 2016

There are many things about this film that do not follow. It is an interesting idea but really the only way it could hang together properly and make sense would be if they made a couple more films around it. That's not going to happen. I would recommend District 9 or perhaps Moon as better but vaguely similar films instead.

Jul 08, 2016

The first twenty minutes were like an MTV soap opera, but with no drama or throwing of pottery. Just teens beings angsty, nothing more. The director, having nothing to say, used shaky cam to try to liven it up, but then I was bored and irritated both. DNF

Jan 02, 2016

slow, draggy, boring. I quit.

Oct 24, 2015

Anything alien related is good to me

Oct 20, 2015

A special effects showcase with a weak plot.

Jul 17, 2015

Gonna be a sequel to this. Not too bad and I will watch...THE SIGNAL PART 2...WE'RE BAAACK. Just have to see how far he got...............

Jun 13, 2015

Not enough drama in the story line. It's too plain. Don't feel any tension or excitement while watching it.

May 29, 2015

I was super careful not to watch any trailers about this movie. Turns out it didn't matter. The director is so determined to "plot twist", he waits until the last two minutes of movie to do any kind of reveal or explanation. The explanation is not mind blowingly amazing either. Beautifully shot, decent main character, good back story, nice jump scares, but ending lacks punch. Oh, and fyi don't do the directors commentary. He has so many orgasms from how wonderful he shot it. And the whole time you're like yes shot beautifuly but where's your ending?! Idiot.

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Nov 05, 2014

Nic: The truth of the matter is, total Mickey Mouse operation here. Antiquated methodologies, dinosaurs with government grants. A whole facility built during the first wave of Big Science outdated but allowed to continue pretending that you're important… The only thing I know for certain is that you don't know what you're dealing with. You will be pulled from this shitty little shack you call a research facility so fast that the only thing relevant to be shown for any of this is the way it's all exposed, wrecked, and forgotten.


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