• Review: Old is a mostly solid film undermined by jarring twist ending

    1 month ago - By Ars Technica

    A family on a tropical holiday discover that the secluded beach where they are relaxing for a few hours is somehow causing them to age rapidly in Old , a new thriller from M. Night Shyamalan.
    Director M. Night Shyamalan has a well-known fondness for his signature surprise twist endings. When those twists work organically, we get classics like The Sixth Sense and Unbreakable. When they don''t-well, if you're lucky, you get something like his new film, Old , in which everything that comes before is sufficiently compelling that you can almost shake off a jarring final twist that feels so...
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