Glass (***) Holds enough

#Glass "...The film is a decent companion to Split. Neither of the latter movies really have the power of Unbreakable, which is still the director's masterwork. As it is, there've been two inferior sequels, but the trilogy still works if one can accept this as Night's vision and not ours..."

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Split (***) falls short of its potential

Overall, it's the very last scene that will keep people from forgetting this film. Even so, the payoff for the characters is underwhelming. While it's easy to have low expectations from the obvious hint of future films in this universe, I am willing to see where it goes.

The Visit (***1/2) – Nice butt, Granny

The Visit - 2015 Written and Directed by M. Night Shyamalan Starring Olivia DeJonge, Ed Oxenbould, Deanna Dunagan, Peter McRobbie, Kathryn Hahn Let's get the slumping career stuff out of the way. I mean, let's not even discuss it. You either have enough juice to make a movie or you do not. This movie is made. Done. Finished. And it's presented a … Continue reading The Visit (***1/2) – Nice butt, Granny

After Earth: Slogans are stupid, Jaden is just okay

After Earth - 2013 Director M. Night Shyamalan Starring Will Smith, Jaden Smith, Sophie Okendo, Zoë Kravitz, Isabelle Fuhrman Screenplay by Shyamalan and Gary Whitta When I was a younger man, I coached basketball for grade school boys and girls.  I had a variety of assistant coaches.  The way I picked them was a bit unique, but it was … Continue reading After Earth: Slogans are stupid, Jaden is just okay

Five People that Make a Movie a Must-See

Hello all! To introduce myself into the community I thought I'd start by discussing five of my favorite people in film/tv right now: 1. Quentin Tarantino This man is one of the most brilliant film makers out there. He writes stories that take characters with ginormous moral flaws and make you care about what happens to … Continue reading Five People that Make a Movie a Must-See