Articles tagged m. night shyamalan

9 Nov 2008 // 9:00 PM

The Happening

Watching this is rather like watching the grass grow. And blow in the wind. And trees. Bushes. Hedges. Blowing. You get the idea.

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13 Jun 2008 // 4:15 AM

The Happening

The Happening features an effectively stylized physical environment: rarely have clouds drifting overhead and wind blowing through trees and a sunny day been filmed so ominously.

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Mess Hysteria: The Happening vs. The Signal

Newsweek Magazine must still be smarting. Back in 2002, as Signs was gearing up for its box office assault, the publication called M. Night Shyamalan “The

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Will M. Night Shyamalan’s new R-rated film scare up bigger box-office numbers?

As he waits for his beverage at a Starbucks along West Chester Pike, the portly, middle-aged businessman has no idea of the sinister plot being

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20 Jul 2006 // 11:00 PM

Lady in the Water (2006)

Story's whiter-than-white skin, bloody cuts, color-shifting hair, and need to keep wet make her a bizarre amalgamation of fantasies, alternately "male" and "childish."

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10 Jan 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Village (2004)

'I have to keep doing things that scare me, and this certainly scares me,' says M. Night Shyamalan.

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5 Aug 2004 // 12:00 AM

The Village (2004)

Noah is so wrapped up in his own emotions that he seems, at first, the most literal embodiment of the film's critique of a post-9/11 American isolationism.

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1 Aug 2002 // 12:00 AM

Signs (2002)

PULL.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Unbreakable (2000)

'Unbreakable' might be best described as 'Die Hard' for art-house audiences.

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"Island of Lemurs: Madagascar" Is Cute but Spooky

// Short Ends and Leader

"This flick is a superficial but eye-popping survey for armchair nature tourists.

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