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The Unloved, Part Ten: "The Village"

Scout Tafoya's video series "The Unloved" had to pull out a big gun for its 10th installment and there are fewer more polarizing artists than M. Night Shyamalan, and fewer more talked-about films than the film most people consider his downfall, "The Village." Mr. Tafoya is here to convince you that this film's historical reputation has been falsely earned. At least hear him out before you dismiss him. You may see this film in a whole new light.

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