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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…

Sing-Along Version of ‘Frozen’ in Theaters Now

Disney’s animated movie, Frozen is quite the phenomenon. Created with a budget of $150,000,000, the film has already made over $350,053,022 in the U.S. alone. Released during Thanksgiving, the movie is still in 4th place of most popular films (as of last week anyway), the soundtrack of the movie is still #1, toys are flying off the shelves,  it won the Golden Globe for best new animated picture and it is sure to win the Oscar as well. 

The fact that a Disney cartoon is doing well is not news, but the fact that it is doing SO well is. The music of Frozen has a lot to do with it - people seem to really resonate with it. It’s not surprising that Disney is considering creating a stage version of the musical.

If you are one of those who can’t get enough of “Let it Go,” you’ll be glad to know that starting today, Disney will be releasing special sing-along versions of the film in theaters across the country. The lyrics of all the songs will pop up on the screen followed by a bouncing snowflake. 

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