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  • Movie Review: The Last Airbender

     
    M. Night Shyamalan peers over the edge and into the abyss with The Last Airbender.  Yes, that's water ahead of him, water all around him. And it's swirling.  This colossal folly, the fiasco of the summer of 2010 — gives us all a ringside seat...
  • Movie projector: 'Eclipse' headed for $180 million by Monday, 'Airbender' will earn about $50 million

     
    Hollywood is looking for box office fireworks over the July 4 weekend. Like the last two movies based on Stephenie Meyer's fan favorite vampire books, "The Twilight Sage: Eclipse," which debuted Wednesday, is set to draw hordes of young women......
  • Last Airbender–the racial Catch 22

     
    As I watched M. Night Shyamalan's film of The Last Airbender last night, one thing missing from this large and fractious racial debate over the “racebending” casting is mention of the trap that any filmmaker finds him or herself in with a...
  • The Morning Fix: Showtime shuffle! Box-office trading blow. Would you like fries with M. Night Shyamalan?

     
    After the coffee. Before a moment of sadness over Detroit closing two parks I played in as a kid. See ya, Showtime. Bob Greenblatt, the head of pay cable channel Showtime, is making his exit. Greenblatt, a veteran of Fox......
  • Tuesday's TV Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 27 - July 3 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here The Early Show M. Night Shyamalan; Miss Delaware Kayla Martell;......
  • 'The Last Airbender' and ILM's quest for fire

     
    For years, movie effects wizards have been on a quest for photo-real digital fire. The team at Industrial Light & Magic believes it has found it with its work on M. Night Shyamalan’s “The Last Airbender,” which arrives in theaters......
  • Review: 'The Last Airbender' 'is disappointing in a way that its intended audience may not notice'

     
    Times movie critic Kenneth Turan weighs in on the controversial anime-inspired new release, "The Last Airbender." If ever a film was born under a bad sign, "The Last Airbender" is it. As the blues lyric goes, if it didn't have......
  • A whopping 7% on the tomatometer for Airbender

     
    Yup. Pretty bad. It's the End of Night (not his real name) as we know him. Pretty much what I said. Unless it does $25 million. The Box Office Guru optimistically thinks this Nick brand will pull in $37 million by Monday. Not from people old enough to...
  • Roger Ebert on 'The Last Airbender': Phony 3-D at its worst

     
    It's no secret that Roger Ebert hates 3-D movies. The dean of America film critics took to the pages of Newsweek recently to make his case, calling 3-D "a waste of a perfectly good dimension." It has also dawned on......
  • Audiences agree with critics on 'Last Airbender': It's a stinker

     
    The good news for Paramount going into this wonderful holiday weekend is that its M. Night Shyamalan-directed "The Last Airbender" has received a huge upsurge in critical enthusiasm. Well, maybe huge would be putting it a little too strongly. The......
  • In protest against 'The Last Airbender,' fans find empowerment

     
    As protesters paraded outside the ArcLight Hollywood theater Thursday evening, signs filled the air with hand-written phrases such as "Support fair casting!" and "Hollywood is racist and too ignorant to know it!" The chant of "Get it right, M. Night!".......
  • Box office: 'Twilight Saga: Eclipse' is huge but just short of 'New Moon'; 'Airbender' has solid start [updated]

     
    The new "Twilight" is a massive success by any yardstick except for the last "Twilight." Despite being the first movie in the vampire romance saga to play in the summer and on Imax screens, which carry a ticket-price surcharge, "The......