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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…

Golden Globe 2017 Winners



MOVIES/TV

The 74th annual Golden Globes ceremony took place on January 8, 2017 and was hosted by Jimmy Fallon. Here is the full list of winners this year:

MOVIES


  • Best Motion Picture, Drama: Moonlight
  • Best Motion Picture, Musical, or Comedy: La La Land
  • Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama: Isabelle Huppert, Elle
  • Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy: Emma Stone, La La Land
  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama: Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea
  • Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Nocturnal Animals
  • Best Performance by Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Viola Davis, Fences
  • Best Director, Motion Picture: Damien Chazelle, La La Land
  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Musical, or Comedy: Ryan Gosling, La La Land
  • Best Screenplay, Motion Picture: Damien Chazelle, La La Land
  • Original Score, Motion Picture: Justin Hurwitz, La La Land
  • Best Motion Picture, Animated: Zootopia
  • Best Original Song, Motion Picture: “City of Stars” from La La Land by Justin Hurwitz
  • Best Motion Picture, Foreign Language: Elle (France)



TV


  • Best Television Series, Drama: The Crown
  • Best Television Series, Musical or Comedy: Atlanta
  • Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television: The People v. O.J.: American Crime Story
  • Best Performance By an Actor in a Television Series, Drama: Billy Bob Thornton, Goliath
  • Best Performance By an Actor in a Television Series, Musical, or Comedy: Donald Glover, Atlanta
  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Series, Limited Series, or Motion Picture Made for Television: Tom Hiddleston, The Night Manager
  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series, or Motion Picture Made for Television: Hugh Laurie, The Night Manager
  • Best Performance by an Actress in a TV Series, Drama: Claire Foy, The Crown
  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Actress in a Series, Limited Series, or Motion Picture Made for Television: Olivia Coleman, The Night Manager
  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television: Sarah Paulson, The People v. O.J.: American Crime Story
  • Best Performance By an Actress in a Television Series, Musical, or Comedy: Tracee Ellis Ross, Blackish


Cecil B. DeMille Award – Meryl Streep



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