M. Night Shyamalan


Eastrail 177 Trilogy

I loved every moment of every film (Unbreakable/Split/Glass) in the Eastrail 177 Trilogy. Now that this trilogy is complete, I’m going to have to think long and hard about where it fits into my “Best Movie Trilogies of All Time” list. I think it might actually make the top 10. Of the the 3 movies,


Split… Holy Shit

When I review something, “Holy Shit” is the closest thing you’ll ever get out of me along the lines of a “Two thumbs up!” or 10/10 type declaration. But really, I loathe ratings, which are distinct from both rankings or reviews. Rankings, are a way of saying something like “Here are my favorite zombie movies,


M. Night Shyamalan: The Best Working Horror Director (For Child Actors)

Once hailed as “The Next Spielberg,” M. Night Shyamalan has become somewhat synonymous with disappointing failure. He came onto the scene with the arguably universally adored The Sixth Sense, but many fear his directorial prowess stopped there. Films like Unbreakable and Signs have their respective fanbases, but the failures of Lady in the Water, The


Wayward Pines: Thoughts on the Premiere Episode

It’s impossible to overstress the importance of a TV show’s first episode, as it’s very hard to continue watching a series if your attention isn’t grabbed right out of the gate. When it comes to a show like The Walking Dead, for example, my interest was immediately captured, whereas a show like Hemlock Grove did

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Celebrate Earth Day with The Happening

M. Night Shyamalan had all but destroyed his reputation with horror fans after the failures of films like The Village and Lady in the Water , but the proverbial nail in the coffin came with his eco-horror film, The Happening.  While the trailer seemed to promise the return of the mind that gave us The Sixth Sense,