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Old December 10 2012, 10:31 PM   #16
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Re: "After Earth" - Trailer (M. Night Shyamalan, Will & Jayden Smith)

It looks pretty cool. I like the father and son acting team, and the accent doesn't bother me.
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Old December 11 2012, 12:01 AM   #17
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3rd great trailer this week!
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Old December 11 2012, 01:22 AM   #18
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It's probably a good thing that Shyamalan didn't write this one, but the "every thing on this planet has evolved to kill humans" line did remind me of The Happening.

Otherwise, the trailer looks okay, but far less cool visually than the just-released Oblivion trailer, let alone Avatar.
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Old December 11 2012, 02:00 AM   #19
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The twist will be that's he's on the other side of the planet where Tom Cruise is.
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Old December 11 2012, 02:04 AM   #20
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^ The movies do have a lot in common, don't they? I guess this will be the Armageddon/Deep Impact or Volcano/Dante's Peak or Blade/John Carpenter's Vampires similar movie-same year showdown of 2013.

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It's probably a good thing that Shyamalan didn't write this one, but the "every thing on this planet has evolved to kill humans" line did remind me of The Happening.
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Re: "After Earth" - Trailer (M. Night Shyamalan, Will & Jayden Smith)

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The twist will be that's he's on the other side of the planet where Tom Cruise is.
That would be pretty funny, actually.

I wasn't all that impressed by the Oblivion trailer but I definitely see the similarities between the two movies.
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Old December 11 2012, 06:11 AM   #22
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I really liked the trailer and I do like Will Smith so I am cautiously optimistic.
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Old December 12 2012, 05:28 AM   #23
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It looks like it could be pretty cool, although I found the Oblivion trailer a lot more interesting.
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Old December 12 2012, 07:52 AM   #24
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Looks visually stunning at least. Probably a smart move not advertising Night. Last time I saw his name flash onscreen in a trailer, it elicited groans and laughter.

Will Smith's genre choice roles do tend to be fairly good though (I particularly like I, Robot, Hancock, and I am Legend, though all 3 are flawed I found them all very interesting).
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Old February 20 2013, 12:06 PM   #25
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Looks like this will be one of the blockbusters The Asylum is aping this year. Their title will be "Alpha Earth" starring... Adrian Paul and Richard Greico?
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Old February 20 2013, 01:17 PM   #26
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Old May 30 2013, 02:37 PM   #27
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The early Rotten Tomatoes reviews are mostly negative. They don't sound as bad as they were for his last few films, but my hopes that this would be Shyamalan's come back are evaporating.
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Old May 30 2013, 02:47 PM   #28
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Im going to go see it. I try to gauge critical reaction, but I don't use them in what movies I want to see.

Edit: Wow, though for the audience at large, the 15 out of 18 bad review start can't be a good sign..

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Old May 30 2013, 03:23 PM   #29
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Unfortunately, I can already guess the 'twist'.

More then likely it's a 'Planet of the Apes' style meme in that all through the film; you're lead to believe the planet they're on IS Earth - BUT, you find out it's a colony world humans from Earth were sent to AFTER our Earth was destroyed/rendered inhabitable - and of course they thought this new world was sake/hospitable; but things changed.
I thought the twist was they are not on Earth of the future but on Earth of the distant past.
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Looks like this will be one of the blockbusters The Asylum is aping this year. Their title will be "Alpha Earth" starring... Adrian Paul and Richard Greico?
If it is a, "blockbuster," it will knock Trek out of the ballgame and done in the US domestically.

On topic Good or bad - Smith's odd accent I'm not getting and its distracting.
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