Archive for the ‘M. Night Shyamalan’ Category

Besides writing scripts, producing and making films Shyamalan has long had a serious interest in education. The foundation he and wife, Bhavna Shyamalan started once gave college scholarships to promising inner-city students, but Shyamalan realized that these scholarships did nothing to improve education for all the other students in under-performing schools. When he learned that… continue reading »

Night talks about shooting Digital vs. shooting Film

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013 by Paul Martin |

M. Night Shyamalan has traditionally shot all of his movies on film. After Earth was shot digitally with Sony’s F65, a camera with an 8K image sensor. From the Film and Digital Times: The F65 camera’s 8K image sensor, with approximately 20 total megapixels, outputs 16-bit Linear RAW Files directly to SRMemory Cards on its… continue reading »

The marketing efforts for all of Night’s films have been interesting.  He used to control most aspects of the publicity, and the audience had a good idea of what they were going to see. Here’s now Night described it in an interview with a French website.  I’ve translated it with Google, and corrected the grammar,… continue reading »

Night to make Small Film Next

Thursday, June 6th, 2013 by Paul Martin |

After two $100 million+ budget films, Night is planning to do a small budget film next.  This is something that I’m looking forward to seeing.  We’ll see how long he will be able to stay away from the larger budget things, as we’ve heard this before, but here it is, straight from Night himself: Huffington… continue reading »

Shyamalan Ghost-Wrote “She’s All That”

Thursday, June 6th, 2013 by Paul Martin |

How’s this for a twist… M. Night Shyamalan, one of our favorite directors around here, continues to surprise us.  There have been a few times when I notice Stuart Little sitting out at various friends’ houses, and I ask if they know who wrote the screenplay for it.  It’s amazing to watch their reaction when… continue reading »

M. Night Shyamalan comments on Unbreakable Sequel

Thursday, June 6th, 2013 by Paul Martin |

Unbreakable 2 has been one of the most anticipated sequels since the first film came out.  This, I know, because it’s been one of the most searched terms bringing traffic to this website, and it seems every time someone gets the chance to interview Night himself, it comes up again. In an interview on the… continue reading »

Writer/director/producer M.Night Shyamalan will be at the Kimmel Center  in a conversation with film critic Carrie Rickey. Besides sharing clips from his films, Shyamalan will be also taking questions from the audience and Carrie Rickey on June 28, 7 p.m., at the Perelman Theater in The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. This is the third… continue reading »

Emotion and in its core permits one to move on and when I say one, I solely mean by an artist. It actually doesn’t matter what kind of artist. I have an enormous amount of respect for all them; when I was young, I was fascinated with the idea of painting and with idea of… continue reading »

After Earth: United Ranger Corps Survival Manual

Sunday, March 24th, 2013 by Rohan |

One thousand years after cataclysmic events forced humanity’s flight from Earth, Nova Prime has become mankind’s new home. Legendary soldier Cypher Raige (Will Smith) returns to his estranged family, ready to be a father to his thirteen year old son Kitai (Jaden Smith). White travelling to a nearby planet, an asteroid storm damages Cypher and… continue reading »

FOX and Shyamalan developing a new event series

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 by Rohan |

On Tuesday, January 8, 2012, FOX network, at the Television Critics Association winter TV previews announced that M.Night Shyamalan is developing a new event series, Wayward pines, for their network. The drama is inspired by Blake Crouche’s bestselling novel Pines, which follows the Secret Service agent, Ethan Burke as he tracks down two missing agents… continue reading »