M. Night Shyamalan is totally out of ideas…

If the title of my post doesn’t give you an idea where this is going, let me be clear…  I just saw the new M. Night Shyamalan movie, The Happening.  IT SUCKED!  My five year old, Noah, could come up with a better, scarier, more interesting movie.  The scary parts stunk.  The attempts at humor were dumb.  The bad guy, the plants, are the least scary “bad guy” ever!

Oh dear how I feel ripped-off.  M. Night Shyamalan, YOU OWE ME $8.75!!!

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  1. Ryan Breidenbach

    When was the last time he made a good movie? After The Sixth Sense, his movies follow the same basic formula:

    1) Make the first hour and a half completely boring and confusing with some occasional creepiness thrown in so the audience doesn’t leave.

    2) Tie a bow around everything with a contrived plot twist that does not nearly make up for the rest of the movie.

    This pretty much sums up Unbreakable, Signs and The Village. I never saw Lady in the Water, but I heard that was teeerrrrrible.

  2. Erik Weibust

    Ryan, you nailed his pattern. However, I liked Unbreakable, a lot. And I thought Signs was good. So his first 3 movies, collectively, were good enough that I’m forced to see anything Shyamalan puts out. It’s been disappointment after disappointment. Maybe he’ll stop making movies after this pile.

  3. Ryan Breidenbach

    Yeah, I like his movies progressively less.

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