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‘Glass’ – An Interesting, yet Confounding, Critique of Comic Book Culture?

  Writer/Director M. Night Shyamalan has had one of the most maddening careers of any auteur in recent history.  His meteoric rise and subsequent fall out of favor has been well documented, coupled with profiles that have painted him as a narcissistic Hitchcock/Spielberg wannabe, but with 2016’s hit (and sly ‘Unbreakable’ sequel), ‘Split’, it had appeared his back… Continue reading ‘Glass’ – An Interesting, yet Confounding, Critique of Comic Book Culture?

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‘Death Wish’ – A Bad Idea for a Re-Make or the Worst Idea?

  Schlockmeister extraordinaire Eli Roth (writer/director of ‘Cabin Fever’, the first two ‘Hostel’ movies) knows how to antagonize and torture moviegoers and critics alike, not so much a provocateur as he is an instigator.  Nonetheless, the arrival of a new project with his stamp on it signals the possibility for teasing the limits of taste,… Continue reading ‘Death Wish’ – A Bad Idea for a Re-Make or the Worst Idea?