Tag Archives: M. Night Shyamalan

Mark Wahlberg: Spotlight on the Stars

For this week’s spotlight piece, I wanted to flip back from last weeks’s old school pick and take a look at a more modern A-lister, and this one happens to be Mark Wahlberg. He can be easy to make fun of at times, especially if he’s in a silly type[...]

What “The Sixth Sense” remakes have gotten wrong about its finale

HollywoodNews.com: With Dream House opening today, sans press screenings, audiences will get a chance to discover, if they choose, just how much of the film has been spoiled by the trailer. Early reviews indicate that the movie is both stunningly boring and basically a hodge-podge of classic twist ending[...]

“The Last Airbender” dominates Razzies

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: “The Last Airbender” took home five Golden Raspberry Awards at tonight’s ceremony in Los Angeles, the highest count for any single film. The “wins” were unexpected, as the clear leader for 2010 Razzie nominations was “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse”. From Worst Picture, to Worst Director (M.[...]

“Twilight,” “Last Airbender” (dis)honored with most RAZZIE nominations

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: “Eclipse,” the third installment in “The Twilight Saga,” tied M. Night Shyamalan’s “The Last Airbender” for the most Razzie nominations, which were announced this morning. The Golden Raspberry Award Foundation (dis)honored “Twilight” and “Airbender” with nine nominations apiece, including Worst Picture of 2010, for the 31st Annual[...]

The Top 10 Scariest Horror Films from the last 20 years

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: The goal of this list is pretty simple. I’m sure we’re all sick and tired of seeing countless ‘scariest movies of all time’ lists every Halloween that basically include some combination of the same several movies. Among the movies that will not be on this list: “Psycho,”[...]

Shyamalan eyeing Jaden Smith for sci-fi project “One Thousand A.E.”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Everything Will Smith touches turns to gold. Lately, everything M. Night Shyamalan touches falls short of expectations. So if the two ever were to work together, something would have to give. Right? We might find out, as sources are telling the Hollywood Reporter that the “Happening” director is[...]

M. Night Shyamalan, at NY Comic Con, dives into “Unbreakable” sequel plans

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: M. Night Shyamalan’s career has been a roller coaster ride since “The Sixth Sense” launched him into the stratosphere in 1999. Currently, he’s at the bottom of one of the ride’s assorted hills, but he might begin to climb soon enough. What contributed to the filmmaker’s decline? Well,[...]

The 3D format remains a tool, not a new genre

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: There’s a new article out from Anne Thompson, who I usually enjoy, regarding the alleged downturn of 3D. Basically the gist is that 3D is in peril, and the big savior of the format will be “Tron: Legacy.” The piece itself is harmless, and to be fair[...]

‘Devil’ is a great old-fashioned throwback of a horror film

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: “Devil” is a deliciously old-fashioned throwback of a horror film. It is a myth, a ghost story told around a campfire, and a deliciously entertaining piece of pop entertainment. It is overly moralistic and quite heavy-handed in spots, but it succeeds in its very limited ambitions. It[...]

Ben Affleck’s ‘The Town’ takes the weekend with $23.8M

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: In a stupidly crowded weekend at the box office, we had four major wide releases and at least two major limited debuts. Without further ado, let’s dive in. Coming in at number one was Ben Affleck’s crime thriller “The Town.” With $23.8 million, the Affleck-directed picture out-grossed[...]
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