The Happening

Salina and I went to watch this last night.  We actually had not chosen a movie until we got to theatre and then essentially chose one of about four candidates at random.  But I think we made a good pick.
In this movie a science teacher (played by Mark Wahlberg) finds himself in a nightmare scenario as everyone in the northeastern part of the US suddenly begins killing themselves due to a mysterious toxin.  He becomes the leader of an ever diminishing band of survivors who are trying to escape the carnage. The cause is unclear for much of the movie and in fact the teacher's idea of the cause is never fully ratified by the script.  But still, driving home through some wooded areas, I felt a bit creeped out.  This movie lacks the (now cliche) M. Night Shyamalan twist, but I think it is just find without it.

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