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  • Will 'The Last Airbender' rank first with the Razzies?

     
    While "The Last Airbender" did well at the box office, taking in almost $70 million over the July 4 weekend, it failed to impress the critics, managing an aggregate rating of just 20 at Meta Critic. That poor score is the fourth lowest of the year and...
  • '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 at the...
  • Game Time: 'The Last Airbender' and 'Clash of the Titans'

    The Last Airbender Wii, DS/$29.99-$39.99/Available Now The popular animated TV series "Avatar: The Last Airbender" has seen its fair share of video game merchandising that follows the martial-arts-laden warfare of protagonist Aang. Now, as we wade knee-...
  • Reel Critics: 'Airbender' capable sci-fi example

    Director M. Night Shyamalan hit a Hollywood homerun with his highly acclaimed first film "The Sixth Sense." He's been trying to reproduce that success ever since. With "The Last Airbender" he takes a shot at making a mainstream summer blockbuster. Hi-tech...
  • 'Devil'

    'Devil'
    A story by "The Sixth Sense" mentor M. Night Shyamalan fuels this relatively OK melodrama of several people trapped in an elevator ... the catch being that one of them is Satan, meaning that things really get too close for comfort for the other four...
  • John Ridley goes fi-core

    Last week, when people started talking about an A-list writer going "financial core," I was surprised to find they were speaking of me. I don't work in day-to-day television anymore and have completed exactly one studio movie script in the last 24 months....
  • Summer cinema’s showdowns

     
    Summer cinema is all about sequels, especially this year, from Shrek to Step Up 3D (Aug. 6) the return of Nanny McPhee (Aug. 20) to Toy Story 3. It’s about sing-along Grease (re-released in July) sex in cities, near-sex in Forks, and squaring off Â...
  • Are you kidding? Is Adrien Brody our next action hero?

     
    In a move that feels almost as weird as casting Jack Black in "The Manny Ramirez Story," Variety is reporting that Adrien Brody will play a heroic mercenary who battles alien hunters in "Predators," 20th Century Fox's new reboot of......
  • 'Predators' and Adrien Brody hunt for action-film credibility

     
    Patrick Goldstein at our sister blog, The Big Picture, was deeply puzzled by the news that Oscar winner Adrien Brody is taking on the lead role in "Predators," producer Robert Rodriguez's revisiting of the alien-hunter franchise. Here's an excerpt: The......
  • Guess who's coming to the Obamas' first state dinner?

     
    The East Room only seats 140 guests. So President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are hosting their first State Dinner on the White House lawn, under a tent, a move borrowed by the Clinton White House that allows the......
  • Who Obama invited to his first White House state dinner instead of you

     
    And the official toasts by India's prime minister Manmohan Singh and Obama....
  • M. Night Shyamalan had a sense about 'Airbender': 'This would make a killer movie'

     
    Rachel Abramowitz memorably wrote about M. Night Shyamalan in 2008 when he revealed quite a lot about the liberating power of, well, failure. Now she spoke with him again for this Hero Complex update on the filmmaker's upcoming film "The......