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…

Disney's Slate of Movies for 2017

Coco, Beauty and the Beast and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 come to theaters this year.
Coco, Beauty and the Beast and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 come to
theaters this year. (Walt Disney Pictures)
Disney had a banner year in 2016 having produced six of the top 10 best-performing films. Can they do it again for 2017? The live-action version of Beauty and the Beast, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Star Wars 8 are sure to be huge successes, but the other franchises on the list like Cars 3 and the 5th installment of Pirates of the Caribbean may not fare as well as it is uncertain how many fans were hoping for more of these two stories or how much more stories are left to tell. Then there are there is the big question mark of the new animated film, Coco. At any rate, here is the full slate of Disney movies to be released in 2017...READ MORE

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