“I liked how Shyamalan looks to turn the tables on those expecting an action-packed union of The Overseer — David Dunn’s superhero name, The Horde, and Mr. Glass. But it’s neither a meditative foray into the fabric of superheroes, nor a dynamic union.”
Director Jordan Vogt-Roberts isn’t one to take his material too seriously. That’s why just as one of the innumerable harrowing creatures gobbles up one of the travelling party, you’re shown the shot of a man biting into his sandwich.
John Clayton the third, not Tarzan, is a melancholy personality, like a beast in a constricting cage, and so, you can see why the invitation to visit the glorious wilderness of Africa would be torturously enticing for him.