Everyone will have their eyes on director M. Night Shyamalan’s new project, After Earth. After several questionable attempts at blending sci-fi and horror, the director, known for his signature twists, will attempt to gain back the fans he lost with The Happening, The Last Airbender and Lady in the Water.
While his visions are unique, as of late his reputation has taken a quite a hit, primarily with messy storytelling and stagnant story lines. Can he gain back the reputation he garnered with 1999′s Sixth Sense and 2002′s Signs? By the way this is the first trailer in a while that does not have Shyamalan’s name attached…
A Father Helping His Son Conquer Fear
The story is compelling, and while not necessarily original, it’s characters and the actors playing them will get people to the seats. Whether they walk out raving or slamming it, that’ll be up to Shyamalan.
Set one thousand years into the future, the story focuses on a father, General Cypher Raige (Will Smith) and his son, Kiati Raige (Jaden Smith), and their survival on an inhabitable… (Click title above to continue reading)