Glass Early Reviews: Shyamalan's Unbreakable & Split Sequel is a Mess

KONTAK PERKASA FUTURES - Reviews are coming in for M. Night Shyamalan's Glass, a movie that takes place in the same universe as Unbreakable and Split. It's been twenty years now since young Haley Joel Osment saw dead people in Shyamalan's The Sixth Sense, a supernatural thriller that put his name on the map and made him one of the hottest directors in Hollywood. The filmmaker would go on to reunite with Sixth Sense actor Bruce Willis one year later on Unbreakable, a comic book inspired thriller that was generally well-received but nowhere near as successful as Shyamalan's ghost story.

KONTAK PERKASA FUTURES - It goes without saying, but a whole lot has changed since Unbreakable was released. The superhero movie genre underwent a renaissance that's earned Shyamalan's film - itself, a deconstruction of comic book superhero tropes - a newfound level of reverence and appreciation in the years since its release. At the same time, Shyamalan's career took a dive after his initial success and the filmmaker became something of a laughingstock, mocked for the recurring elements of his work - especially his twist endings - that made his name in the first place.

Then, in a twist worthy of Shyamalan, the storyteller made a comeback, beginning with his 2015 found footage thriller The Visit and continuing on to 2017's Split: a stealthy continuation of Unbreakable and one of his best-received (and most lucrative) films in years. Everyone's been waiting to see if Shyamalan's hot streak continues with Glass, not least of all because it brings the casts from Unbreakable and Split together for (supposedly) one last film. We've rounded up spoiler-free excerpts from the first wave of Glass reviews below, for those anxious to find out what critics are making of the film so far.

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