Posts tagged The Sixth Sense
Film Review: Glass

The third and final film in M. Night Shyamalan’s so-called Eastrail 177 trilogy, Glass is a frustrating and joyless conclusion to an original deconstruction of the superhero genre. A more modest and quiet film than its epic trailers would lead you to believe, Glass is smart and stylish...until it isn’t. James McAvoy and Samuel L. Jackson carry the film nicely along with franchise newcomer Sarah Paulson and a sharp script from Shyamalan himself, but a misguided and disastrous third act sinks not only Glass, but the entire trilogy. Mild spoilers ahead...

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The Bent-Neck Lady: Examining The Haunting of Hill House's Best Episode

The Haunting of Hill House is one of Netflix’s best original series. Loosely based upon the 1959 classic gothic horror novel of the same name by Shirley Jackson, Hill House is deftly adapted by horror veteran Mike Flanagan with equal parts terror, suspense, and melancholy. One of the biggest contributors to the quality of Netflix’s newest ghostly series is the show’s fifth episode, “The Bent-Neck Lady.” The episode is not only the best of the series, but one of the best episodes of television in 2018, with tinges of Lost’s “The Constant” and this year’s equally masterful “The Queen” from Hulu’s Castle Rock. Major spoilers ahead...

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