Tag: M. Night Shyamalan

Top Ten: Films I’m Looking Forward To In 2019

Top Ten: Films I’m Looking Forward To In 2019

As the year of 2018 comes to a close, I am taking a look into 2019, where dozens of films will be released from the end of the sequel trilogy of Star Wars to the immediate sequel of Avengers: Infinity War (2018). 10. Alita Battle Angel by Robert Rodriguez: While delayed by the family-friendly approved … Continue reading Top Ten: Films I’m Looking Forward To In 2019

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Underrated Masterpieces: The Village

Underrated Masterpieces: The Village

M. Night Shyamalan has continued his gold streak from The Sixth Sense (1999), Unbreakable (2000) and Signs (2002). His last film with the Walt Disney company is entitled The Village (2004). Set in the 19th century, a village of people living in isolation are afraid of leaving the village and going into the woods. However, … Continue reading Underrated Masterpieces: The Village

Timeless Classics: Signs

Timeless Classics: Signs

The second film by M. Night Shyamalan after his worldwide success with The Sixth Sense (1999) followed by Unbreakable (2000), Signs (2002) has an unusual take on alien invasions for his first post-9/11 film that resonates in the era. Taking place in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Father Graham Hess (Mel Gibson) lost his faith after his … Continue reading Timeless Classics: Signs

Introduction to Comic Book Culture

Introduction to Comic Book Culture

America is home to dozens of memorable superheroes found in comic books and films. Superheroes such as Superman, Batman, Spider-Man, Wolverine, Captain America, Wonder Woman, the X-Men, the Avengers, the Guardians of the Galaxy and the Justice League have successfully transitioned from their original source material to various films and television series.   Man of … Continue reading Introduction to Comic Book Culture

My Ten Favorite Directors/Screenwriters

My Ten Favorite Directors/Screenwriters

As a film collector, I have ten directors/screenwriters that have inspired my work. It is in any order. They can either be known as living legends or those who shouldn't have been naysayed. 10. Quentin Tarantino: His Pulp Fiction (1994) permanently changed cinema. 9. Ron Howard: Happy Days actor turned director and his daughter Bryce … Continue reading My Ten Favorite Directors/Screenwriters

Why Fandom Has Gone Too Far

Why Fandom Has Gone Too Far

I find the concept of fandom contagious because there are certain fandoms that can't handle changes they don't want. For example, my favorite films of all time, Ang Lee's Hulk (2003) and James Mangold's Logan (2017) were criticized for being "different" or "intense and gloomy". Other films, especially by M. Night Shyamalan and the Wachowskis … Continue reading Why Fandom Has Gone Too Far

Top Ten: Reasons why I prefer M. Night Shyamalan over Michael Bay

Top Ten: Reasons why I prefer M. Night Shyamalan over Michael Bay

I have nothing against Michael Bay, but I write and create with depth thanks to M. Night Shyamalan. 10. Accepts Multiculturalism: Mr. Shyamalan was born in India, so his films aren't afraid to use references to different cultures around the world. 9. Cameos In His Own Works: If you think Stan Lee is the only … Continue reading Top Ten: Reasons why I prefer M. Night Shyamalan over Michael Bay