Captive State, directed by Rupert Wyatt, is a science fiction movie set in Chicago 10 years after an alien occupation. The citizens of Chicago (and the world) are following orders from their alien overlords. This soon begins to change as a Resistance rises up once more.
Starring John Goodman as William Mulligan, Ashton Sanders as Gabriel Drummond, Johnathan Majors as Rafe Drummond, and Vera Farmiga as Jane Doe, Captive State reminded a lot of M. Night Shyamalan’s 10 Cloverfield Lane, also starring John Goodman. This isn’t a bad feel for the movie. It also gives this film in the science fiction genre a different feel.
Ashton Sanders in Captive State
There’s plenty more to Captive State than just the science fiction and government overreach. There are great Reel Leadership lessons in Captive State.
We’re going to look at these leadership lessons and see how you can see these lessons as you watch the movie. Read more...
Eighteen years after the release of one of my favorite movies, M. Night Shyamalan returns to write and direct the last movie in the Unbreakable trilogy. Glass concludes the three movie story arch with a bang.
The start of Glass sees David Dunn (Bruce Willis) working with his son, Joseph Dunn (Spencer Treat Clark), to rid his city of crime. They’re working in a security business during the day. During the night, David goes out to fight crime as The Overseer. Their next big target is Kevin Wendall Crumb and his many personalities (James McAvoy), the main villain from Split.
Samuel L. Jackson, James McAvoy, and Bruce Willis in Glass
David has helped capture Kevin. Upon the capture of Kevin, David and Kevin are sent to a psychiatric hospital run by Dr. Ellie Staple (Sarah Paulson). Elijah Price, Mr. Glass (Samuel L. Jackson), is already housed in this facility. Read more...
I have fond memories of M. Night Shyamalan’s Unbreakable movie. Starring Bruce Willis as David Dunn and Samuel L. Jackson as Elijah Price/Mr. Glass, the movie weaves together elements of comic books into the movie world. What you watch in Unbreakable is a well-honed movie.
With M. Night Shyamalan’s Split released in theaters earlier this year and Unbreakable’s sequel Glass currently filming (Glass is releasing January 18th, 2019), I thought this would be the perfect time to share leadership lessons from Unbreakable.
Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Unbreakable
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Elijah Price was born in the changing room of a woman’s clothing store. His mother, Molly Price (Charlayne Woodard), couldn’t stop Elijah’s crying. In walks a doctor and Molly asks the doctor if Elijah was alright.
She knew she didn’t have all the answers. She was a first-time mother and was concerned about her child’s crying. So, she asked. Read more...