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

MOVIE REVIEW
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…

A New MasterChef Has Been Crowned

The judges of MasterChef season 8
Gordon Ramsay, Christina Tosi, Joe Bastianich and Aaron Sanchez (Greg Gayne/FOX)

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FOX has aired a rather truncated version of MasterChef for the show’s 8th season airing numerous back-to-back epsiodes and tonight, it all came to a head with the crowning of yet another home chef turned master – and $250,000 which is nothing to sneeze at. Tonight’s finale included bringing back Joe Bastianich to judge alongside Gordon Ramsay, Christina Tosi and Aaron Sanchez.

On this season of MasterChef, the home cooks learned how to prepare live crawfish, cook for and serve 50 VIP guests to celebrate Caesars Palace Las Vegas Hotel and Casino’s 50th anniversary and created a Nutella dish inspired by their childhood, as well as take on the infamous MasterChef tag team and restaurant takeover challenges. Of course there can only be one winner and tha winner was…

Dino was crowned the winner of MasterChef season 8
Dino, Eboni and Jason were the remaining three contestants who cooked their hearts out, but in the end it was Dino who reigned victorious. Not only does Dino get bragging rights, but he has also been offered a cookbook deal and a $250,000 grand prize.


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