Movies Directed by M. Night Shyamalan (in alphabetical order)

The Happening

The Happening

My friend Bill, who I went to college with and who designed the credits for my two features, has also designed the credits for most of M. Night Shyamalan's films. He not only returns to the fold with a dramatic opening title sequence, he was also hired by Shyamalan as The Happening's second unit director. This means that Bill got… read more!

Signs

Signs

In the 1970s, Steven Spielberg had the market cornered on films about ordinary middle Americans put into extraordinary situations - usually involving sharks or aliens. Then he got caught up in his obsessions with special effects and World War II, leaving the field wide open for a successor. Enter M. Night Shyamalan, a young film student who grew up on… read more!

The Sixth Sense

The Sixth Sense

First, a funny story: I had arranged to go out one Friday night with my friend and her fiance. We were discussing what movie to go see. This new Bruce Willis flick called The Sixth Sense was opening that weekend. No one was yet talking about it. It sounded intriguing. But my friend decided that we should see this new… read more!

Unbreakable

Unbreakable

If you don't want to hear about the plot twists in this film, then don't read this review. However, I have to say, I guessed the big twist ending of Shyamalan's breakout film The Sixth Sense about a third of the way through watching it, and that actually made me like that film more. In the case of Unbreakable, an… read more!