Archive for the ‘The Happening’ Category

The Happening: Limits of Rational Thoughts

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 by Rohan |

When The Happening was released in 2008, some folks instantly began to pen their scathing reviews. Now, don’t get me wrong, The Happening, besides being actually one of my favorite films of Shyamalan, comes with some obvious flaws. I admit. I think some of the rushed out scenes are to blame and also the pacing… continue reading »

Den of Geek: Looking back at The Happening

Thursday, June 20th, 2013 by Paul Martin |

Den of Geek’s Craig Lines wrote a long, very well thought out article about M. Night Shyamalan’s The Happening, that points out many things about how he sees the film.  He takes a deeper look at the movie than most of us have.  Admittedly, it’s the only Shyamalan film that I don’t own, and I’ve… continue reading »

M.Night Shyamalan Interviews

Sunday, November 28th, 2010 by Rohan |

Thanksgiving is over and hope you guys had a good one with your relatives and friends. This weekend I have been searching  the net for some important Shyamalan interviews and I selected 3 good ones which are not that long, but they are useful if you are an aspiring writer or director. The first video is… continue reading »

A look back at Shyamalan’s ‘The Happening’

Thursday, November 25th, 2010 by Rohan |

 Let’s take few minutes out of our very hectic schedules and look back at M.Night Shyamalan’s The Happening one more time, but this time through the eyes of the auteur’s fan. Ever since the film’s release back in 2008, I wanted to write about this movie. You are probably wondering why am I a writing… continue reading »

DEVIL – “A serviceable burst of high-end hokum…”

Saturday, September 18th, 2010 by Rohan |

  DEVIL from the mind of M.Night Shyamalan – snuck into theatres this friday September 17th into theatres without advance critic screenings. Was there something to worry about or does it deliver decent B-movie chills? Reviews all over the map. “On paper it’s a ridiculous premise, but in execution works surprisingly well. At the very… continue reading »

M. Night Shyamalan Explains Origins Of ‘Devil’

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010 by Rohan |

M. Night Shyamalan is not letting the rather mixed reviews for “The Last Airbender” darken his easygoing spirit or dampen his creative verve. Late last month, as “Airbender” continued to rake in dough overseas, Shyamalan sat down with MTV News to chat about his upcoming “Devil,” which follows five strangers trapped in an elevator —… continue reading »

M.Night Shyamalan answers back to a reporter!

Monday, July 19th, 2010 by Rohan |

“I think if I thought like you I’d kill myself. Everything you said is the opposite of my instinct as an artist. The way you just thought, I literally would kill myself,” Shyamalan said.  And that’s just the start of a near 3 minute answer. – Watch the rest of the press conference below.

10 Questions for M. Night Shyamalan

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010 by Rohan |

TIME’s “Gilbert Cruz” had the chance to sit with director M.Night Shyamalan one on one as M.Night Shyamalan answered 10 questions from fans around the United States. M.Night talks briefly about race controversy and why he directed The Last Airbender.    

Howard wins IFMCA Award for his score to The Happening

Monday, February 23rd, 2009 by Dr Malcolm Crowe |

On February 19th composer James Newton Howard won the IFMCA Award for Best Original Score for a Horror/Thriller Film for his score to M. Night Shyamalan’s The Happening. Congrats James! See the full list of winners @ FilmMusicCritics.org

Score to ‘The Happening’ Nominated for 2 IFMCA Awards

Saturday, January 17th, 2009 by Dr Malcolm Crowe |

James Newton Howard’s score to The Happening has been nominated for 2 IFMCA awards, including Best Original Score for a Horror/Thriller Film and Film Music Composition of the Year. James was nominated for 4 more IFMCA awards this year for his scores to The Dark Knight and Defiance, as well as a nomination for Film… continue reading »