OLD – Review by Susan Granger

After The Sixth Sense and Signs, M. Night Shyamalan built a reputation on campy, convoluted, even corny sci-fi thrillers with a catchy, surprise twist. As Old begins, Guy Capa, a statistics-obsessed insurance-actuary, and his museum-curator wife Prisca are taking their two children on a luxurious tropical island vacation before telling them that they’re planning to divorce.

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GLASS – Review by Brandy McDonnell

With the help of arbitrary deadlines, handy coincidences and characters explaining comic book tropes, Shyamalan attempts a series of elaborate plot twists – of course – that he doesn’t quite pull off cleanly but that are still pretty nifty and unveil some interesting surprises. Herculean performances by McAvoy, Willis and Jackson keep “Glass” watchable even when the narrative gets murky.

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