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'Split' the Difference: An Interview With Actor Betty Buckley
31 Jan 2017 // 9:00 PM

The Tony-winning actress is the emotional center of M. Night Shyamalan's new film Split, and like the movie, there's more beneath the surface.

The PopMatters Summer Movie Preview - May 2013
29 Apr 2013 // 6:14 PM

Within the first two weeks of the 2013 summer season, we'll see two of the most highly anticipated releases of the year. We'll also get more Hangover, some F. Scott Fitzgerald, and the (hopeful) return of M. Night Shyamalan to the ranks of legitimate filmmaker.


One of Them Is Not One of Us in M. Night Shyamalan's 'Split'
22 Jan 2017 // 9:45 PM

The movie's version of Dissociative Identity Disorder is not science, but metaphor, and horror movie metaphor at that.

The Pros and Cons of M. Night Shyamalan's 'The Visit'
8 Mar 2016 // 9:10 PM

M. Night Shyamalan creates an engaging found footage film that helps you to care for the main characters and wish them the best throughout this suspenseful (if never terrifying) ordeal.


The Lame Lessons We've Learned About the Future in 'After Earth'
3 Jun 2013 // 1:40 AM

The savaged sci-fi epic After Earth is another nail in the coffin of Will Smith's once dominant commercial appeal, and the final one in M. Night Shyamalan's struggles to regain his more or less DOA cred.

The Curious Case (and Continued Disgrace) of M. Night Shyamalan
28 May 2013 // 1:00 AM

How do you go from "the next Spielberg" to a critical joke in the span of a single decade? Just ask M. Night Shyamalan. He knows all too well.


Fox Show 'Wayward Pines' Gets Big Imprint From M. Night Shyamalan
18 May 2015 // 10:20 AM

With its small-town oddities, Wayward Pines even calls to mind, at least for a little while, the cultish Twin Peaks.

M. Night Shyamalan is popular at the box office, but not with critics
6 Aug 2010 // 5:30 AM

What's wrong with this picture? M. Night Shyamalan's "The Last Airbender," his adaptation of Nickelodeon's "Avatar: The Last Airbender" cartoon series, topped $125 million in its

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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