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Shyamalan's 'Glass' is Engaging Almost Until the End

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I don’t think anyone will deny that M. Night Shyamalan is a great storyteller. He initially proved that with the release of The Sixth Sense. The symbolism of the color red, the odd scenes that made very little sense until the end of the movie and of course, the amazing twist that nobody saw coming. That incredible twist has almost been the director’s undoing. Since 1999, not one of his other movie’s endings have had the same impact, but he continues to try.

In 2000, Mr. Shyamalan hoped that lightening would strike twice with Unbreakable which also starred Bruce Willis. Like The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable was a mystery only this time, the story featured the lone survivor of a train crash who left the accident without a scratch on him and an incredibly fragile, wheelchair-bound, comic book enthusiast which appeared to be the polar opposite. The story was intriguing, but basically fell apart near the end when the twist was revealed. Now almost 19 years later, the same thing ha…

Most Popular Pop Culture of 2013


For better or for worse, pop culture is all around us and is shaping our ever-changing world daily. Whether you agree with the following or not, here were the top changers of 2013:

Movies*:

Highest Grossing:
Iron Man 3
Making $409,013,994


Highest Grossing Animated:

Making $367,766,870


Highest Grossing Faith-Based:
Grace Unplugged
$2,507,201
THE BIGGEST FLOP

Lost nearly $200 million



*=Domestic sales



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