Watching the new international trailer for M. Night Shyamalan’s The Happening, I’m thrown into full on Charlie Kaufman mode. Happening happening. Happening? Happening happening happening, happening. Happening happening happening happening happening; happening happening! The script seems to use the titular word more than John McClane says ‘fuck’.
This clip doesn’t bother trying to present the tie between the film and the current bee crisis (a truly frightening and monumental story which Shyamalan and Fox managed to turn trite in the first trailer) and goes instead for the “Shyamalan remakes The Signal” angle, which justifies a liberal use of Wahlberg and Deschanel’s ‘O’ faces. I’m struggling to stay positive here.
The Matrix is a cultural milestone still talked about to this day but, it’s creators, the Wachowskis’ later work Jupiter Ascending is often overlooked. Spinning separate folklore into into a sci fi fantasy yarn that dares to ask you to view the world in a different way. Like Nicolas Cage’s National Treasure this film takes … Continue reading — By Sushi-X