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Re: Official Review Thread
« Reply #90 on: June 12, 2008, 05:56:42 PM »
Another honest review..

http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/movies/366824_happening13q.html

"The script is not at all complex or even remotely challenging but it is skillful and effective, combining fear of suicide (the impulse behind panic syndrome), fear of terrorism and fear of environmental retribution in a way that has a distinctly creepy impact.

As a director and a storyteller, Shyamalan can be shallow, overly sentimental and self-conscious. But aside from its weak ending, "The Happening" is unexaggerated, hauntingly naturalistic and easily the best thing he's done since "The Sixth Sense."
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« Reply #91 on: June 12, 2008, 06:03:24 PM »
Another positive review...

Shyamalan gets back on track with ?The Happening?


http://www.idahostatesman.com/entertainment/story/409625.html

Seriously....now....why aren't these reviews being put up on those movie sites?

 :o ???  >:(

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« Reply #92 on: June 12, 2008, 06:08:12 PM »
Goodness gracious......even the Catholic News Review is leaning towards positive!!!!  (For a R rated movie!!!!)

http://www.catholicnews.com/data/movies/08mv093.htm

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Re: Official Review Thread
« Reply #93 on: June 12, 2008, 06:08:52 PM »
I am creating a list of positive reviews not on Rotten Tomatoes and E-mailing it to them, maybe y'all want to do the same?

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« Reply #94 on: June 12, 2008, 06:11:43 PM »
^^ Hey man...if you are already preparing the list and email.....can you please PM all of it to the regulars?

We can all send it to RT and meta critic in separate emails.  Say what?

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« Reply #95 on: June 12, 2008, 06:18:54 PM »
Anybody who want the list of positive reviews to send to Rotten Tomatoes and Meta Critic, PM me and I will reply with the list.

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« Reply #96 on: June 12, 2008, 06:41:09 PM »
 ;D

Done Sir.  Lets collect more positive reviews and send them out again tonite.

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« Reply #97 on: June 12, 2008, 06:49:06 PM »

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« Reply #98 on: June 12, 2008, 07:51:26 PM »
This is what I was talking about in regard to RT....  They are not a reliable or accurate representation of overall sentiment about movies.  Specific types of people post there, so you basically get what you expect when it comes to movie reviews.  And I expected there to be mostly hatred.  That's because the fringe group that predominantly posts there hates Shyamalan, especially everything since Signs.  Hopefully the positive reviews get put up, but don't be surprised if they don't.... 
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I'm a "Signs" person.

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« Reply #99 on: June 12, 2008, 07:52:27 PM »

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« Reply #100 on: June 12, 2008, 08:59:29 PM »
Wow. The Happening obviously isn't being given the chance it deserves.

Where's a critic-eating scrunt when you need him?

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« Reply #101 on: June 12, 2008, 10:43:14 PM »
It's just baffling that most of these critics have such hatred towards Shyamalan. It is just heartbreaking and sad that one of the few filmmakers who makes meaningful movies is being told to stop making them.

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« Reply #102 on: June 12, 2008, 11:16:12 PM »
Hollywood is all about the establishment.  There's a line you're expected to tow, and if you're a maverick like Night, you're going to get branded, and spurned, and that's what's happened.  The critics are mere pawns in the politics of Hollywood.
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« Reply #103 on: June 13, 2008, 12:01:19 AM »
This is just sick....seriously...if you count the Montreal Film Journal Review they have failed to put up 14 posotive reviews.

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« Reply #104 on: June 13, 2008, 09:06:22 AM »
Joblo.come is trashing the movie as well, but giving the cinemtography some credit. Who cares they are not the film makers. I have read good reviews and bad reviews. Joblo.com stated that they it was really hard film for them to review it. You guys can check it out now on joblo.com

I have no idea. Some are saying M.Night's The Happening is a feel good film and some are just trashing it. I think may be they don't get it. I think the should watch the movie once again.

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