BLU-RAY REVIEW: GLASS
Writer-Director M. Night Shyamalan (The Sixth Sense, Signs)
completes a mind-bending trilogy created nearly twenty years ago
with GLASS, a comic book thriller available on Digital via the
digital movie app MOVIES ANYWHERE on April 2, 2019 and on 4K
Ultra HD, Blu-rayTM, DVD and On Demand on April 16, 2019, from
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. GLASS is a
grounded-in-reality, comic-book thriller where the heroes and
villains are people first. The thrilling culmination to the
trilogy that started with Unbreakable and Split, stars James
McAvoy (Split, Atonement), Samuel L. Jackson (Hitman’s
Bodyguard, Avengers Franchise), Bruce Willis (Unbreakable, Die
Hard), Sarah Paulson (Ocean’s Eight, “American Horror Story”)
and Anya-Taylor Joy (Split, The Witch). Go inside the mind of
master of suspense M. Night Shyamalan to uncover the connections
and references that bring the three films together in one
universe. Experience more than sixty minutes of
never-before-seen features elaborating on his process and
artistic vision including an in-depth look at the making of the
film, deep insights on the characters, a never-before-seen
alternate opening, and deleted scenes.
GLASS features “Shyamalan’s eccentric, intimately scaled
superhero universe” (Manohla Dargis, The New York Times),
while offering a closer look at the world of the Elijah
Price, also known as Mr. Glass (Jackson), David Dunn
(Willis), and Kevin Wendell Crumb (McAvoy) as they
experience a series of escalating encounters as they
escape from an asylum and embark on a thrilling battle of
good versus evil. Producers M. Night Shyamalan, Jason Blum
(Get Out, Halloween), Marc Bienstock (Before I Fall),
Ashwin Rajan (Devil, The Visit) and executive producer
Steven Schneider (Paranormal Activity series) reunite with
GLASS for “one of the most original comic book movies in
recent years” (Scott Menzel, We Live Entertainment).
The film is
presented in widescreen in a 1.85:1 aspect ration preserving its
theatrical format. The picture is just flawless. Not only the
picture looks great in this release, also the sound it is good,
a 5.1 Master Audio in English that provides a good complement
to the picture. It also includes
English Spanish subtitles.
Widescreen (2.39:1) 16x9
English Dolby Atmos and Dolby Digital 2.0, Spanish and French Dolby Digital Surround 5.1
Spanish and French
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The Collection of Main Characters - A look at
all the main players and how they fit in the universe
created by filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan.
o David Dunn
o Elijah Price
o The Rest of the Family
Bringing the Team Back Together - M. Night
Shyamalan is famous for working with many of the same crew
from film to film. In this piece, cast and crew share
personal stories of why Shyamalan's productions feel like
seeing family again.
David Dunn vs. The Beast - An in-depth
look at the animalistic face-off between David Dunn and
Decoded - M. Night Shyamalan unveils
some secrets of continuity and style from across the Glass
Glass: The Stunts - The
superhuman strength of The Beast is best illustrated in
the stunts. Take a behind the scenes look into the very
effective methods of executing stunts in the film.
Connecting the Glass Universe - Explore M.
Night Shyamalan's stylistic approach to the Glass trilogy
and the unconventional concept of a comic book movie
grounded in reality.
M. Night Shyamalan: Behind the Lens - Cast
and crew discuss Shyamalan's dedicated and meticulous
approach to storytelling.
The Sound of Glass - Composer West Dylan
Thordson elaborates on his use of string instruments to
create tension, and explains why recording the score
on-location enhanced the tone of Glass.
Enhancing the Spectacle - The VFX team
provides details on the rewarding task of using CGI as an
effective tool to intensify the narrative of Glass.
Raven Hill Memorial - Roam the long corridors of Raven
Hill Memorial Hospital and see why the cast and crew
describe the eerie location as its own character in the