M. Night! You’ve done it again, you magnificent bastard. Not since THE SIXTH SENSE has M Produced a picture as good as THE VISIT. Don’t get me wrong, I liked SIGNS. Hell, I even liked THE VILLAGE. However, M. Night has a repertoire of real stinkers. LADY IN THE WATER, THE HAPPENING, and — ugh — AFTER EARTH.
This isn’t about the flops, though. This is about Mr. Shyamalan scaring the SHIT out of me again. His filmmaking style is admirable to say the least. In 94 minutes I laughed, I jumped, I covered my eyes and ears, and I had my mind blown. This is the kind of filmmaker I aspire to be someday.Read More »