» Reviews: The Last Airbender

Nathan Schwartz

|    Tuesday, November 23, 2010

  • Director: M. Night Shyamalan
  • Producer: M. Night Shyamalan, Frank Marshall, Kathleen Kennedy, Sam Mercer, Scott Aversano
  • Writer: M. Night Shyamalan
  • Starring: Noah Ringer, Nicola Peltz, Jackson Rathbone, Dev Patel, Shaun Toub, Aasif Mandvi
  • Distributor: Paramount Pictures
  • Running Time: 103 min
  • Rating: PG
  • Genre: Family, Fantasy

I want you to reach into your hippocampus and try to remember the movie Slumdog Millionaire. If you were successfully able to do this, recall the scene where Dev Patel was being brutally tortured on suspicion of cheating. In my opinion, they could’ve toned down the violence and increased the effectiveness of their methods if they had shown him The Last Airbender to see where his acting career was going after that film. Not only would he have said anything they wanted him to, but he probably would’ve vomited shards of his spine as well, as I almost did.

Verdict: Forget It

 

Comments (3)

 

  1. Adler says:

    Not to be confused with the stellar animated series which the movie was, apparently, roughly based on…

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