Archive for the ‘The Happening’ Category

RiffTrax releases The Happening and The Sixth Sense

Monday, November 3rd, 2008 by Paul Martin |

The gang from RiffTrax has contacted us about a pair of new tracks that they’ve just released.  Here’s what they wrote, with a bit of commentary from myself (in red).

The Happening: Now on DVD and Blu-ray

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008 by Paul Martin |

The Happening was released today on DVD and Blu-ray Disc.

Shyamalan talks The Happening & The Last Airbender in recent interview

Monday, October 6th, 2008 by Dr Malcolm Crowe |

A couple journalists recently had the opportunity to sit in on a mini-conference call with M. Night Shyamalan. MovieWeb.com’s Brian Gallagher was one of those journalists. Q: Is there anything you can tell us about The Last Airbender? M. Night Shyamalan: It is gonna be really cool (Laughs). I’m at the stage where we have… continue reading »

M. Night planning new original film for after The Last Airbender

Thursday, October 2nd, 2008 by Dr Malcolm Crowe |

Bloody-Disgusting.com recently sat down with M. Night Shyamalan to talk about The Happening coming to DVD & Blu-ray Disc next week and somehow got him to tease the notion of him directing an original idea after The Last Airbender. “In my head I have three ideas that are fighting to be the next spec,” Shyamalan… continue reading »

The Happening DVD Artwork and Special Features

Friday, August 8th, 2008 by Dr Malcolm Crowe |

As we announced earlier, Fox Home Entertainment has scheduled an October 7th release date for The Happening on DVD and Blu-ray. We recently got hold of the Special Features to be included with the releases. Anamorphic Widescreen presentation English Dolby Digital 5.1 audio Deleted Scenes with introductions from M. Night Shyamalan Behind-the-scenes Featurette: (The Hard… continue reading »

Fox Prepares ‘The Happening’ For Blu-ray

Thursday, August 7th, 2008 by Paul Martin |

The Happening, M. Night Shyamalan’s latest opus, has been scheduled for release this October. Fox has set an October 7 Blu-ray release date for the Mark Wahlberg-starrer (day-and-date with the standard DVD). Tech specs are Fox’s standard BD-50 dual-layer presentation, with1080p/AVC MPEG-4 video and audio in English DTS-HD Lossless MasterAudio 5.1 Surround, with additional English,… continue reading »

Happening on Blu-ray to feature Shyamalan “BonusView”

Friday, July 25th, 2008 by Paul Martin |

Blu-ray.com has learned early details of the Blu-ray Disc for “The Happening” which will feature a quasi-commentary track by Shyamalan.  Is this the first in a new trend for Shyamalan?  Let’s hope to see more for “The Last Airbender.”

The Happening continues to bring in the money at the box-office as the new weekend actuals place it in the Top 5 Films with $10.4 million for the weekend. That brings its domestic total to $50.7 million, making it the 3rd biggest rated-R movie of the year. ComingSoon.net has posted the new overseas figures, which… continue reading »

Overseas, “Happening” narrowly beat “Hulk” in grossing an estimated $32.1 million from 5,714 runs. “Hulk,” playing in far fewer locations, grossed $31 million from 3,165. “Happening,” bowing in 2,986, also made the record books. The horror-thriller, playing in 2,984 runs, is the second-best June opening for an R-rated film after raunchy laffer “Knocked Up,” which… continue reading »

And now the Weekend Box-Office Estimates are in

Sunday, June 15th, 2008 by Dr Malcolm Crowe |

BoxOfficeMojo.com has now posted the studio box-office estimates for the weekend of June 13th-15th, and the figures for The Happening put it as Shyamalan’s 3rd biggest opening weekend ever at $30.5 million. A couple other sources estimate the weekend take at $32.3 million – but we’ll have to wait til Monday afternoon to get the… continue reading »