Posts Tagged ‘ Devil ’

Nobody Likes M. Night Shyamalan

This past Thursday night at midnight I ventured to my local movie theatre to see The Expendables.

It was amazing, if you were wondering whether or not you should see it, ask yourself “Do I want to see Terry Crews turning people into people puddles with an automatic shotgun?”

Of course the answer is yes.

But that’s neither here nor there, right now were gonna talk about the trailer for the new movie written by M. Night Shyamalan, called Devil.

It’s about some people stuck in an elevator in a building, and some creepy stuff starts goin on, and I’m guess by the title that at least one of the people in the movie is a demon/monster/satan sort of person. It looks mildly amusing, but it also looks like it has the potential to be dumbtarded.

The thing is, at the point the trailer says “from M. Night Shyamalan”  a good portion of the theatre let out a collective groan, and then followed that up with laughter.

I’m relatively sure that laughter isn’t the intended reaction from the trailer.

But after having been dealt the one-two punch of the comedy opus The Happening, and the what I’ve heard shitstorm The Last Airbender, I think audiences might be tired of that guy.

It would have been just another funny occurrence in a crowded movie theatre, had it not happened again the very next night.

On Friday night I went and saw the amazing Scott Pilgrim vs The World.

If you were wondering if you should see that movie, the answer is a resounding YES. It’s great in just about every way imaginable.

But before the movie, when the trailer for Devil played, a number of folks in the audience let out groans of displeasure followed by laughter.

Not a good sign for Universal, not a good sign in the least.

FUN FACT: If you run a google search for M. Night Shamalamadingdong, Mr. Shyamalan’s imdb.com site is still the first entry!

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