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…

This Day in Pop Culture for July 8

Christian singer, David Crowder, was born on July 8, 1971.

David Crowder is Born

On this day in 1971, self-described folktronica musician David Wallace Crowder was born. Better known as just Crowder, he was a pastor at University Baptist Church before pursuing a career in music. (Whether or not he had the same hair style is unclear) He initially created music to increase the number of worship song at this church. The David Crowder Band was born not long after. In 2012, Crowder ventured on his own and in May of 2014, he released his first solo album, Neon Steeple.

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