How M. Night Shyamalan Aims To Win Back Your Trust, By Going Small

If movies were baseball, M. Night Shyamalan would be out. He put out three bombs in a row, but the director is still going. In fact, Shyamalan just pulled off a new twist—this time for his own career. We talked to Shyamalan about how he hopes to make a comeback with his micro-budget thriller, The Visit. » 7/16/15 3:00pm 7/16/15 3:00pm

The Greatest Scenes Where Epic Heroes Ask a Random Priest for Advice

Of all the random bits in Man of Steel, one of the randomest was the scene where Supes asks a man of the cloth what a man of the cape should do. In fact, the "Ask a Priest" scene is a staple of science fiction and fantasy. Here are our favorite moments where someone consults a priest, and gets some mostly nonsensical… » 6/21/13 1:00pm 6/21/13 1:00pm

Just Hurry Up And Write Unbreakable 2 Already, M. Night

It only seems like a few weeks ago that M. Night Shyamalan was talking about wanting to make Unbreakable 2 » 10/10/08 3:30pm 10/10/08 3:30pm, and now he's at it again, telling MTV "I want to write it right now, but I want to write it for the right reasons... I want a story to pop into my head that is organic and expressive of who I am. You know, these…

Could Unbreakable 2 Break Shyamalan's Losing Streak?

Now that M. Night Shyamalan's career is on something resembling the skids following the relative flop of The Happening » 9/22/08 8:40am 9/22/08 8:40am, it's not the biggest surprise to see that he's considering a return to earlier and safer ground, in the shape of a sequel to his second movie, . But is the world ready for a return of a histrionic…

Movie Superheroes Whose Secret Origins Aren't In Comic Books

Hollywood often does such a bad job translating comic books to film, it's better to start from scratch. When movies create their own original superheroes, they can have the cool comic booky trappings, without the need to include/ignore/defile decades of print history. If it works (The Incredibles) you get something… » 4/08/08 10:27am 4/08/08 10:27am