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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…

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TOP 5 FICTION BEST SELLERS FOR THE WEEK OF MAY 6, 2018*

1. The Fallen / David Baldacci
2. Ready Player One / Ernest Cline
3. After Anna / Lisa Scottoline
4. Camano Island / John Grisham
5. The Great Alone / Kristin Hannah
TOP 5 NONFICTION BEST SELLERS FOR THE WEEK OF MAY 6, 2018*

1. A Higher Loyalty / James Comey
2. Fascism: A Warning / Madeleine Albright with Bill Woodward
3. Killers of the Flower Moon / David Grann
4. Educated / Tara Westover

5. Russian Roulette / Michael Isikoff and David Corn
 (*From The New York Times)



Samson


"I was thrilled to tell Samson's story. We can all relate to what a mess we can make of things at times, and here is a narrative of one of the Bible's biggest mess-ups,” says New York Times best-selling author, Eric Wilson. “I didn't realize how much writing this book would challenge me personally, emotionally, and spiritually. It is a story as timely as anything in today's headlines." In addition to writing numerous young adult novels, Wilson has also written movie editions of faith-based movies like October Baby, Facing the Giants and Fireproof. His latest is the adaptation of the upcoming Pure Flix movie simply titled Samson which comes to theaters on February 16, 2018. Read More>>>






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