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Trailer For Baz Luhrmann's THE GET-DOWN Will Make You Want To Dance

While most of his films have a close connection to music, the last thing I would have expected from Baz Luhrmann (Stricly Ballroom, Romeo + Juliet, Moulin Rouge!) was a television show about the birth of hip hop in 1970s...

China Box Office: FAST & FURIOUS 6 Speeds Into Pole Position

Justin Lin's Fast & Furious 6 races to the top of the Chinese box office this week, despite giving Roland Emmerich's White House Down a 4-day head start, while M. Night Shyamalan's After Earth plummets to fifth place. Rank Title...

China Box Office: AFTER EARTH Ghosts Its Way To The Top

Will Smith's domestic turkey, After Earth, enters the Chinese charts in pole position, but only just ahead of Johnnie To's still-strong Blind Detective. Rank Title Origin 8/7-14/7 (US$M) Total (US$M) Screening days 1 After Earth USA $13.89 $13.89 3 2...

Jason Gorber's Cineruminations: On Shyamalan, SHE'S ALL THAT and a Preponderance for Pigeonholing

Part of the (heated) discussion about my take on After Earth surrounded the dicey proposition, popularized by the "Cahiers du Cinema" crowd in the 50s, that a director's work is to be considered part of a continuous process of development,...

Destroy All Monsters: Leave M. Night Alone

Something entertaining happened on Thursday as the reviews of After Earth began to hit. Right here on our site, Jason Gorber's review (very negative, read it here) was lambasted all day long by the commenting community - deemed "unprofessional," "fannish,"...

AnarchyVision: Talking AFTER EARTH, NOW YOU SEE ME, and More!

You may already have joined in the massive conversation about the film (at least by ScreenAnarchy standards), but here's a nice, digestible version of my view on the abysmal After Earth.A not so good week for me, really ended up...

Counterpoint Review: AFTER EARTH May Not Be So Apocalyptically Bad After All

In a previous world, M. Night Shyamalan used to be on magazine covers. He was "Hollywood's Hottest New Storyteller." Back in 2002, in anticipation of his next great film, Signs (an unconventionally family-intimate alien invasion yarn starring Mel Gibson), he...

Review: AFTER EARTH Is Apocalyptically Bad

Once upon a time, there was a director who made a film about a kid who saw dead people. I kind of despised this film at the time, and figured that nobody would fall for the silly farce. Alas, The Sixth...

Like Father, Like Son. Will And Jaden Smith Carry The First Trailer For Shyamalan's AFTER EARTH

It's a father-son tag team with Will and Jaden Smith taking the leads in M Night Shyamalan's upcoming scifi adventure After Earth. Shyamalan, at this point, has long since burned through any residual goodwill left over from The Sixth Sense...

Cue The Cavalcade Of Hate! AFTER EARTH Teaser Combines Will Smith, Jaden Smith, M. Night Shyamalan And Facebook.

There are certain things in the world that people love to hate. And upcoming science fiction film After Earth combines an awful lot of them.There's director M. Night Shyamalan, for one, and while I actually quite like his output up...