M Night Shyamalan
The studio pet who could do no wrong? At one point Manoj Nelliyattu Shyamalan was shaping up to be the new Spielberg/Hitchcock: A master storyteller with a gift for twists and a keen understanding of public taste.
Nowadays movie critics despise him and his audience grows smaller and smaller.
“I’m going to stop making movies if they end the cinema experience. If there’s a last film that’s released only theatrically, it’ll have my name on it. This is life or death to me. If you tell audiences there’s no difference between a theatrical experience and a DVD, then that’s it, games over, and that whole art form is going to go away slowly. Movies will end up being this esoteric art form, where only singular people will put films out in a small group of theaters.”
Listen to the first part of our M . Knight special. Will Ricky & Simon defend the so called master of thrillers or will they just tear him to shreds. Tune in and find out!