M. Night Shyamalan

(NIGHT SCHOOL:   Hollywood movie director M. Night Shyamalan, at the Loews Hotel in Philadelphia, providing his prescription for the Philadelphia school district.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Noted Movie Director Prescribes Cure For Philadelphia’s Schools

M. Night Shyamalan’s book, “I Got Schooled,” outlines five practices he says data show will improve school performance.


(M. Night Shyamalan with Baldwin head of school Sally Powell.  Photo by Tim Jimenez)

Famed Director M. Night Shyamalan Talks Education Theories at Local School

A Main Line school gymnasium was packed with hundreds of people wanting to hear from M. Night Shyamalan talk about his book and his theories about closing the education gap between rich and poor communities.


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M. Night Shyamalan Discusses Career, Movies With Fans At Kimmel Center

Filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan dropped by the Perelman Theater at the Kimmel Center Friday night for a discussion with former Philadelphia Inquirer movie critic Carrie Rickey.


(Jaden Smith stars with his father, Will Smith, in "After Earth.")

Movie Review: ‘After Earth’

This film by M. Night Shyamalan includes far too much in the way of obviously synthetic CGI creatures, seriously undermining credibility on several occasions.


(Leonardo DiCaprio stars as the title character in "The Great Gatsby.")

Bill Wine’s Summer Movie Previews

What do moviegoers have to look forward to (or, perhaps, in some cases, dread) through the rest of May and into June, July, and August?


(Jason Segel pays the title role in "Jeff, Who Lives At Home.")

Movie Review: ‘Jeff, Who Lives at Home’

This is a breezy, poignant, charming, and decidedly offbeat comedic fable about a day in the life of a dysfunctional family of three, each slightly damaged in a different way.


Your Fall Movie Preview

by KYW’s Bill Wine — The splashy summer movie season is pretty much in the books, and the big holiday movie season is still quite a ways off.  But the (usually) quieter and more thoughtful […]


Movie Review: The Last Airbender

by KYW’s Bill Wine Maybe M. Night Shyamalan’s sixth sense about child performers has deserted him.