Tag Archives: M. Night Shyamalan

“Glass” has some cracks, but it’s an engrossing patchwork

“Don’t be scared. You have to trust me. Like you always do.” Story: David Dunn. Kevin Wendell Crumb. Elijah Price. All three are said to have super-human abilities. But do they? Dr. Ellie Staple aims to cure them of their suspected … Continue reading

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Review in a Flash: “Split”

Sometimes I’m too lazy for a full-out piece. Sometimes everything I’ve got to say about a film can be summarized in a sentence or two. Sometimes it’s both. So herewith, a quick-n-dirty on M. Night Shyamalan’s latest…Split! “You like to … Continue reading

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The Visit: some scares but ultimately unsatisfying

Nutshell: great twist, not-so-great movie.  Grade: C Visiting gramma and grampy.  Who doesn’t love that?  Cookies, hot chocolate, tons of love and affection…and locking yourself in your room ’til sunup.  Not what you recall growing up?  Well, that’s The Visit, … Continue reading

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Baltimore Screening Pass-palooza: The Visit!

I’m feeling a bit chilly.  No, the weather’s still hot & humid.  But I feel the need for chills.  So I’m giving away passes for the Baltimore screening of The Visit!  Synopsis?  Why certainly: Writer/director/producer M. Night Shyamalan (The Sixth … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch: Dear M. Night, please let The Visit be good.

Oh M. Night.  You try so hard.  Or you hardly try; I’m kinda having a tough time determining which is which.  But M. Night, you still have a whole lot to answer for, after the terrible crapfests called After Earth … Continue reading

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31 in 31: Devil

Story: This is the not-so-true story of five strangers… stuck in an elevator where one of them is the Devil.  Find out what happens when one by one they start dying… and the survivors start getting real. Scares: Lots of … Continue reading

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