Tag: M. Night Shyamalan

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

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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

Christian Frates’ Top Ten Films of 2017

Christian Frates’ Top Ten Films of 2017

I am a hardcore cinephile but there are only ten films that captivated my creative interests of the year. I am only sorting them in no particular order. 10. Rough Night (Lucia Aniello): I find this a well-written crime comedy because it allows women to be involved instead of men. 9. King Arthur Legend of the … Continue reading Christian Frates’ Top Ten Films of 2017

Timeless Classics: Stuart Little

Timeless Classics: Stuart Little

Based on the book by E.B. White, Stuart Little (1999) is a small film for a huge array of demographics, including children. Stuart (Michael J. Fox) is a mouse adopted by the human Little family. He is a cute mouse who can drive a toy car and can learn from his human brother (Jonathan Lipnicki). … Continue reading Timeless Classics: Stuart Little

Timeless Classics: The Sixth Sense

Timeless Classics: The Sixth Sense

The third film by M. Night Shyamalan, The Sixth Sense (1999) is the one that saw dead people. The iconic horror-thriller dominated both the awards nominations and the box office, just behind The Phantom Menace (1999). A boy (Haley Joel Osment) had a strange ability to see ghosts that are unaware that they are dead. … Continue reading Timeless Classics: The Sixth Sense

1999: One Year That Changed Film Forever

1999: One Year That Changed Film Forever

There are many years that have caused a great impact on the art of film and 1999 is a notable year just before the beginning of the 3rd millennium which is 2001. The Matrix: The Wachowskis introduced people to an immersive world that makes people want more questions in life with revolutionary visual effects and stunts … Continue reading 1999: One Year That Changed Film Forever