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M. Night Shyamalan ghost-wrote ‘She’s All That’

And now, for his most shocking twist yet… M. Night Shyamalan has revealed to Movies.com that he ghost wrote the teen rom-com She’s All That back in the late 1990s. She’s All That was released in 1999; the same year his breakout flick, The Sixth Sense, captivated audiences and critics alike. Also released in 1999: Stuart Little… which was also penned by Shyamalan (but […]

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The top 10 director burns

The top 10 director burns. By Simon Miraudo. There’s nothing like a good old fashioned filmmaker feud! The ever-opinionated David Cronenberg, hot on the Cosmopolis publicity trail, recently told NextMovie he had no interest in ever making a superhero movie. Then he began criticising Christopher Nolan‘s Batman flicks (“they’re mostly boring), and anyone who branded them […]

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First look at Jaden Smith in M. Night Shyamalan’s After Earth

The first image of Jaden Smith in M. Night Shyamalan‘s upcoming sci-fi film After Earth has been revealed on the official website of Will‘s famous progeny. After Earth concerns a family who crash-land on Earth one thousand years after the end of civilisation. Will Smith will play Jaden’s father in the flick. Zoe Kravitz and Sophie Okonedo also […]

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The six stages of grieving Shyamalan – The Last Airbender review

The Last Airbender – Starring Noah Ringer, Nicola Peltz and Dev Patel. Directed by M. Night Shyamalan. Rated PG. Originally published September 17, 2010. By Simon Miraudo. Stage One: Denial. To be an M. Night Shyamalan fan is to be an M. Night Shyamalan apologist. I understand why the blogger generation has turned him into […]

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El ascensor diablo – Devil review

Devil – Starring Chris Messina, Bojana Novakovic and Logan Marshall-Green. Directed by John Erick Dowdle. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. I’m not sure which sentence sounds more like the set up for a joke: “Five people walk into an elevator…” or “A new film from the mind of M. Night Shyamalan”. It’s true that Shyamalan’s […]

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Mark Wahlberg admits The Happening is a bad movie

Mark Wahlberg has finally admitted that The Happening is a bad movie, in a surprising moment of honesty and clarity (clarity that would have come in handy when reading the script for – and eventually agreeing to star in – The Happening). Collider has the transcript of Wahlberg speaking at a press conference for his […]

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The six stages of grieving Shyamalan – The Last Airbender review

The Last Airbender – Starring Noah Ringer, Nicola Peltz and Dev Patel. Directed by M. Night Shyamalan. Rated PG. By Simon Miraudo. Stage One: Denial. To be an M. Night Shyamalan fan is to be an M. Night Shyamalan apologist. I understand why the blogger generation has turned him into their whipping boy – he […]

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Shyamalan’s Unbreakable 2 to become a Night Chronicle

You’ll be hard-pressed to find someone genuinely excited for the next feature from the once-promising M. Night Shyamalan. However, it’s important to remember the high quality of his early films, including the misunderstood superhero origin story Unbreakable. Shyamalan has often spoken of his wish to make a sequel to Unbreakable (as recently as June in […]

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Trailer debut for Shyamalan-produced Devil

The trailer for the intimate M. Night Shyamalan-produced thriller Devil has debuted online. We previously discussed the film back in October 2009, when our only information on the plot consisted of the following logline: “A group of people are trapped in an elevator, and one of them is the devil.” Well, from the looks of […]

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Head to Head – The Village

Welcome to the latest edition of Head to Head, in which our Quickflix critic takes on our readers in a rip-snorting battle to the death! You pick the film, and we pick the fight! This week, Catherine Harry walked blindly into the forest to defend M. Night Shyamalan‘s The Village! For her troubles, she scored […]

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The Devil in M. Night Shyamalan

source: slashfilm.com Details on M. Night Shyamalan‘s latest project, Devil, have emerged. Could this be one of the best nail-biters of the next decade? Will it be a return to form for the much maligned filmmaker? Check out details after the jump. When M. Night Shyamalan emerged on the scene with The Sixth Sense under […]

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Head to Head – The Village

Welcome to the latest instalment of Head to Head, in which our Quickflix critics enter into a relentlessly bloody battle to the death based on the merits of a particular film. This week, our critics walk blindly into the forrest of Shyamalan’s mad brainbox with The Village. DVDman will argue FOR the film and Simon […]

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Head to Head – Signs

Welcome to the fifth installment of Head to Head, in which our Quickflix critics enter into a relentlessly bloody battle to the death based on the merits of a particular film. This week, our critics swing away … at each other, over M. Night Shyamalan’s Signs. Simon Miraudo will argue FOR the film and DVDman […]

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Shyamalan’s Spirit is ‘Unbreakable’ – Is a Sequel in the Works?

source: mtv.com M. Night Shyamalan was going to be the next Steven Spielberg. That was the way it was supposed to go down, back when The Sixth Sense grossed over $670 million worldwide, and netted him a Oscar nomination for Best Director. Obviously, things didn’t go quite to plan. “I can’t believe what’s ‘Happening’… to […]

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