Summary: Decent performances, good cinematography and a solid tone can’t help save what is otherwise a pretty mediocre script. Anchor Bay offers the movie up in great shape on Blu-ray but devoid of any extras of note.
Conclusion: There's certainly far worse out there in the cinema wild than 6 Souls , but it's exactly the sort of film destined to be forgotten rather quickly. Decent establishing story ideas and professional acting can't save it from a slow descent into the nonsensical in the second and third acts.
Conclusion: You can probably get close to the halfway point of 6 Souls before you stop questioning the film's near-universal assault by critics. This multiple personality thriller sets up a decent premise and has a cast that should be equipped to make it work, but it demands you accept far too many illogical...
Conclusion: 6 Souls at a shorter length may have been a great under the radar thriller. As it is, it’s a solid rental with a good presentation. There’s no bonus material to dig deeper into this and the disorders it’s based on.
Conclusion: Even with a stellar cast, including Julianne Moore, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, and Frances Conroy, this movie just cannot be saved. Keeping this on a shelf for the last three years was a good idea, it should have been left there indefinitely.
Excerpt: In 6 Souls , directors Måns Mårlind and Björn Stein waste little time in setting their protagonist, Cara Harding (Julianne Moore), up for a moral and spiritual reckoning. A forensic psychiatrist, she displays a bit too much relish in declaring a death-row inmate fit for execution.