Posts Tagged ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’

M.Night Shyamalan’s Escalation

Thursday, August 26th, 2010 by Rohan |

Things are looking up for M. Night Shyamalan! He is in the prime of life at age 40, and despite all critical evidence to the contrary, The Last Airbender has managed a healthy global box-office take of $225 million and counting. His Night Chronicles debut next month with the nifty-looking Devil, and his return to… continue reading »

Shyamalan embraces inner kid

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010 by Rohan |

M.Night Shyamalan is known for spine-chilling thrillers with ghoulish final-frame twists like in The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable and The Village. But director M Night Shyamalan says he loved getting the chance to be a big kid again when making his latest film ‘extravaganza’ The Last Airbender. Based on a hit children’s TV series Avatar: The Last… continue reading »

M. Night Shyamalan: Critics never get me

Thursday, August 19th, 2010 by Rohan |

M. Night Shyamalan says he has learned to turn a blind eye to his detractors, particularly the ones across the pond. “I don’t know what’s going on with me and the critics in the United States. They’ve never got me and it’s getting worse!” said the filmmaker. Despite high praise for 1999’s The Sixth Sense, which… continue reading »

Shobha De’s reponse to Dev Patel

Saturday, August 14th, 2010 by Rohan |

Who is Shobba De? – In the 1980s, Shobba contributed to the Sunday magazine section of the Times of India, she used to explore the socialite life in Mumbai lifestyles of the celebrities. At present, she is a freelance writer and columnist for several newspapers, magazines and just recently she tweeted to Dev Patel and… continue reading »

Shyamalan Will Be A Keynote Speaker at the 3D Summit

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010 by Rohan |

Bob Dowling, President of The Bob Dowling Group, and Unicomm, LLC, a leading event management company, announced today that Writer Director M. Night Shyamalan (The Last Airbender; Sixth Sense) and Chris Cookson, President of Sony Pictures Technologies, will be joining Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO of DreamWorks Animation SKG, as Keynote Speakers at the 3rd annual 3D… continue reading »

OPENING in UK cinemas this Friday, August 13, is M. Night Shyamalan’s new fantasy film The Last Airbender. The filmmaker has revealed he already has two further instalments in mind in what’s envisaged as a potential franchise. The movie is based on the children’s animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender, with the Avatar part dropped… continue reading »

Shyamalan ‘not just about gimmicks’

Monday, August 9th, 2010 by Rohan |

Say whatever you want to say or rant about M.Night Shyamalan, but it seems like Jackson Rathbone is standing shoulder to shoulder with M.Night Shyamalan from the beginning and defending the director.  Jackson recently had the chance to sit with and do some talking.  Jackson Rathbone has said that there is more to M…. continue reading »

Jackson Rathbone says Art is subjective

Monday, August 9th, 2010 by Rohan |

Though it performed respectably at the box office, grossing nearly $130 million since its July 1 release date, M. Night Shyamalan’s fantasy flick “The Last Airbender” received an icy reception from critics — a reaction that star Jackson Rathbone says is undeserved. “The critics in the U.S. … I just don’t think they really like… continue reading »

Dev Patel had injuries on Airbender set

Monday, August 9th, 2010 by Rohan |

Dev Patel‘s fight scenes in new movie The Last Airbender were so realistic he was left covered in bruises after each day of filming. The Slumdog Millionaire star plays a martial arts expert in the action film, and underwent hours of gruelling rehearsals to make the fighting as lifelike as possible. The shoot left Patel… continue reading »

Patel ‘unimpressed by Airbender script’

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010 by Rohan |

Dev Patel has admitted that he had second thoughts about taking on his role in The Last Airbender. The former Skins actor told the Radio Times that he had initially been left unimpressed by the movie’s script. “I read the entire script and I had my concerns, I was like, ‘I’m not too sure if… continue reading »