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The Last Airbender
« on: July 01, 2010, 02:28:16 pm »
We must really not care about movies. This one is out already and doesn't even have a topic about it.
I saw it last night. My mini-review follows.

It's as bad as you thought it would be, and then a little worse.
On the bright side, it helps you realize how awesome the actual series was.


In related news, here's something fun to read: http://io9.com/5576076/m-night-shyamalan-finally-made-a-comedy
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Re: The Last Airbender
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2010, 07:55:18 pm »
I would have been sure we had a topic. Then I'm probably just thinking of the tv series topic.

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Re: The Last Airbender
« Reply #2 on: July 01, 2010, 08:53:40 pm »
;_;

I will still see it. But i am a little heart broken that it is considered to be so bad. Oh well, hopefully if Book 2 and 3 are made it will be better. Book 1 is a little slow tbh (but still awesome).
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Re: The Last Airbender
« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2010, 09:34:09 am »
Dull... odd scripting. Wasn't friendly to those not familiar with the series... and near the end I started nodding off to sleep.

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Re: The Last Airbender
« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2010, 03:05:30 pm »
I liked it.

Bad acting, but it was pretty cool.

They also changed some of the story (Like how Aang doesn't become the giant fish monster) but overall i want to see a Book 2: Earth.
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Re: The Last Airbender
« Reply #5 on: July 05, 2010, 08:50:15 am »
Apparently Shamamylan wants this to be his Harry Potter, churning out one after the other.  I havn't seen it yet, but my estimates were that it would be god awful, and so far I have heard it is god awful.

I have yet to like any of his movies.

Also, I don't know why but Katara looks like she's played by Miley Cyrus.
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Re: The Last Airbender
« Reply #6 on: July 05, 2010, 12:46:58 pm »
The Sixth Sense was alright.

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Re: The Last Airbender
« Reply #7 on: July 05, 2010, 12:50:48 pm »
Also, didn't Zhao originally BURN the fish?
And why didn't Jet feature at all?
Weren't Sokka and Katara in a boat when they found Aang?
Weren't they wearing BLUE!?
What about Omashu?
They didn't even name Momo in the movie!?
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Re: The Last Airbender
« Reply #8 on: July 05, 2010, 12:54:26 pm »
I haven't watched it, but for the second question, the answer is most likely pacing.

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Re: The Last Airbender
« Reply #9 on: July 05, 2010, 01:04:06 pm »
Plus, it's pretty hard to condense 1 season into one movie.

And most of the time that never works well.

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Re: The Last Airbender
« Reply #10 on: July 05, 2010, 01:24:49 pm »
The Sixth Sense was alright.

Yeah, I heard the plot was pretty good.  Shame that it was most likely based off of an episode of Are You Afraid of the Dark.  In fact, given the fact that Shamamylan has never made anything that came near it kind supports this theory.  He is a hack who made one good movie whose plot he didn't even come up with himself.  Signs remains my most disliked movie of all time.
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Re: The Last Airbender
« Reply #11 on: July 05, 2010, 02:09:20 pm »
I quite enjoyed Unbreakable actually, as silly as it was at times.
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Re: The Last Airbender
« Reply #12 on: July 11, 2010, 12:45:36 pm »
I saw "The Last Airbender"  today and was very disappointed. They tried to cram too much into one movie and the acting was really bad. The only good part was the 3D and special effects. In short the cartoon is much MUCH better than this movie.

They didn't even name Momo in the movie!?

They said it once when in the Northern Water Shrine with the fish. Aang said "Be nice Momo." when he tried to grab at the fish.
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Re: The Last Airbender
« Reply #13 on: July 11, 2010, 01:06:18 pm »
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Re: The Last Airbender
« Reply #14 on: July 19, 2010, 05:50:48 pm »
Funny thing: in one of the 'Siege of the North' episodes the betrothed of Princess Yue mispronounces Sokka as 'Sohka'. We all laugh because it is ridiculous.
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