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So, I guess that's a rental, then

Via james_nicoll , Rotten Tomatoes rounds up the early critical response to M. Night Shyamalan's The Last Airbender:

"If you thought it was bad when writer-director M. Night Shyamalan was channeling Rod Serling, wait till you see him try to be George Lucas."

"Who would have thought Shyamalan would have come up with a movie that makes his Lady in the Water look positively sensible?"

"The picture drags along the ground like a fresh corpse..."

"This colossal folly, the fiasco of the summer of 2010, gives us all a ringside seat at the sight of Mr. I See Dead People's career gurgling down the drain."

"Wild Wild West will no longer be considered the nadir of July 4th releases."

"It is so bad that not only could Uwe Boll make a better movie than Shyamalan has done here, he already has."

"...the last stop on what has been a very disappointing career arc."

"I believe M. Night can ruin the world."

And Roger Ebert sez: "I close with the hope that the title proves prophetic."

Update, via holyoutlaw : Don't miss the io9 review.

Comments

( 4 comments )
akirlu
Jul. 1st, 2010 05:20 pm (UTC)
Well, golly, considering that Ebert actually liked the deeply unfortunate Knowing, I guess I'll give Airbender a complete miss then.
holyoutlaw
Jul. 1st, 2010 06:21 pm (UTC)
matt_ruff
Jul. 1st, 2010 07:00 pm (UTC)
"...a kind of Hero's-Journey bukkake." Awesome.
princemuchao
Jul. 1st, 2010 10:22 pm (UTC)
I want Shamalamadingdong to stick around. No one gives better Schadenfreude.
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