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 9

Andy Warhol showed his art of "Campbell's Soup Cans" on July 9, 1962.

Andy Warhol Shows Off His Campbell Soup Cans

Artist Andy Warhol’s “Campbell's Soup Cans” consists of 32 20x16 inch canvases each representing a Campbell soup flavor available in 1962. These paintings helped begin the United States pop art movement. Each painting was semi-produced using a printmaking and initially caused offense .Wahol showed his complete series on this day in 1962 in his first gallery exhibition as a fine artist in Los Angeles, California. The controversy, as old as time, questioned “what is art.” The conversation helped fuel Warhol’s popularity. Because of this, Warhol became not only the most-renowned American pop art artist, but also the highest-priced living American artist. Not bad for a graphic artist.

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