The third and final installment of M. Night Shyamalan’s superhero series has been a long time coming. Starring Bruce Willis and Samuel L Jackson, who reprise their roles from 2000’s Unbreakable David Dunn and Elijah Price , and James McAvoy reprising his roles from Split, Glass is the culmination of their stories.
In addition to newcomer Sarah Paulson, who is an intriguing addition as Dr. Ellie Staple, the thriller also brings back relevant people like Spencer Treat Clark, who plays Joseph Dunn, Anya Taylor-Joy as Cassie, and Charlayne Woodard who took on the role of Elijah’s mother.
An enjoyable film, Glass really does pull the entire story together in a suspenseful and exciting way, albeit sometimes unintentionally funny. A masterclass in characters from McAvoy and subtleties from Jackson, the twists are sometimes obvious and sometimes unnecessary, but worth the ride regardless.
Be sure you’ve watched both Unbreakable (2000) and Split (2016) before venturing into Glass. And brace yourself for quite a lengthy journey because this movie runs over two hours long.
Glass hits theaters January 18th
— Yael Tygiel