Gary Thompson is the Daily News film critic.

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M. Night Shyamalan tried to make ‘Glass’ 20 years ago, but studios nixed the hero vs. villain tale

M. Night Shyamalan talks 'Glass' and his new Apple TV series that's filming in Philadelphia.


‘Glass’: M. Night Shyamalan’s newest film is half full | Movie review

M. Night Shyamalan concludes a trilogy with ‘Glass,’ combining characters from ‘Unbreakable’ and ‘Split.’

Postwar turmoil divides lovers in ‘Cold War’ | Movie review

Polish lovers (Joanna Kulik, Tomasz Kot) flee communism but struggle with freedom on Pawel Pawlikowski's 'Cold War.'


‘Stan & Ollie’: John C. Reilly and Steve Coogan take on one of the world’s greatest comedy duos | Movie review

Steve Coogan is Stan Laurel and John C. Reilly Oliver Hardy in ‘Stan & Ollie.’


There are no small parts, so why aren’t there awards for them? Now there are: Presenting the supporting supporting actor awards

There should be recognition and awards for actors in roles too small to be nominated, but to good to be overlooked, and now there are. We fill out the Best Supporting Supporting Actor category, and pick a winner.


Philadelphia-shot ‘The Upside’ shows a dramatic side to Kevin Hart | Movie review

Kevin Hart is a parolee who finds work caring for a wealthy man (Bryan Cranston) confined to a wheelchair in 'The Upside.'


Going rogue: Nicole Kidman as a Dirty Harriet in ‘Destroyer’ | Movie review

Nicole Kidman is a burned-out LAPD detective confronting long-buried secrets as part of a murder investigation in 'Destroyer.'


Kevin Hart’s Philly-shot movie The Upside faces two roadblocks: Harvey Weinstein’s connection, and Hart himself

It's been a tough road to the big screen for Kevin Hart's first foray into drama


Barry Jenkins on ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ and a banner year for black directors

Oscar-winner Barry Jenkins talks about adapting James Baldwin for the screen in 'If Beale Street Could Talk.'

Which movie should you see on Christmas with your family?

Need to get out of the house on Christmas? Take the fam to the movies.