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

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…

'The Finest Hours': The Man Behind the Movie

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Kyle Gallner as Andy Fitzgerald in The Finest Hours (Disney)
The Finest Hours is the latest action movie from Disney, and as you can see from the trailer, it’s a pretty big deal. In addition to featuring an impressive starring cast, the film is being presented in three 3D formats giving audiences a “you are there” feeling. For one man watching the movie, he was.

Andy Fitzgerald is the last remaining member of the four Coast Guardsmen featured in the film. While filming the movie inside an old building at the Fore River Shipyard in Quincy, Massachusetts, the very same spot where much of The Finest Hours takes place, Fitzgerald was on hand to relive the experience that happened 64 years earlier.

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