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Old July 29 2010, 03:33 AM   #16
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I think the twist should be that the person killing everyone is an angel and everyone else is a demon. So the killer is actually the good guy.

Come on M. Night, I've got loads of these and I work cheap.
Well, now I really don't need to see it.
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Old July 29 2010, 03:41 AM   #17
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That's a pretty good trailer, but it looks like it could be a very stupid movie.
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Old July 29 2010, 03:42 AM   #18
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It looks like the type of movie with very stereotypical characters that do nothing but get on your nerves until they are slowly killed off.
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Old July 30 2010, 10:41 AM   #19
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Well it played in front of Salt last weekend and like the other 6 trailers got zero reaction one way or the other.

I don't doubt the Comic Con moans/laughter cause groups like that think its 'hip' to do. I know I've sat in there and heard them. As for a regular theater moaning I've never heard moans on any film, excitement yes, moans no. Who the hell are these snobs?
Nerd audience reactions are definitely not a finger on the pulse of the cinema-going public.
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Old July 30 2010, 10:55 AM   #20
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Apparently this is the first film of a trilogy...
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Old July 30 2010, 05:42 PM   #21
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Maybe this writer/director will surprise us and surpass M. Night's ability as a storyteller.
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Old July 30 2010, 11:36 PM   #22
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Already mentioned the name of the second along with the writer attached to it on page one of this thread. No word on a director yet for "The Twelve Strangers".
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Old July 30 2010, 11:39 PM   #23
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I think the twist should be that the person killing everyone is an angel and everyone else is a demon. So the killer is actually the good guy.
I'd love to see that movie. Interesting variation on the old concept of looking at Christian mythology through the lens of 'history is written by the victors'.

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Apparently this is the first film of a trilogy...
So far as I'm aware the films are connected only by Shyamalan's involvement.

Cue another dozen 'I hate Shyamalan' posts...
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Old July 30 2010, 11:49 PM   #24
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Again Shyamalan has come up with the stories for each of the three films in the so called "Midnight Chronicles" while each film with have their own writer and director.
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Old August 7 2010, 06:52 AM   #25
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The audience groan at the appearance of Shyamalan's name has been caught on video: Here

It seems to be a widely noticed phenomenon. Check out all the Google hits I got when searching for "Shyamalan groan."

As a huge fan of The Sixth Sense and an admirer of Unbreakable, I feel bad for the guy. He showed promise in his earlier films, and man I was hoping The Last Airbender would prove to be his comeback. Dang.
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Old August 7 2010, 08:30 AM   #26
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Well I discovered the hot daughter from Edge of Darkness is in it, and that in reality she's an Aussie, but I still won't go see this.
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Old August 7 2010, 11:23 AM   #27
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As a huge fan of The Sixth Sense and an admirer of Unbreakable, I feel bad for the guy. He showed promise in his earlier films, and man I was hoping The Last Airbender would prove to be his comeback. Dang.
Awesome movie, passibly good movie along with signs (other than the giant plot hole in it.)

But since then he's been a spiral downward of suck.
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Old August 7 2010, 02:00 PM   #28
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I think the twist should be that the person killing everyone is an angel and everyone else is a demon. So the killer is actually the good guy.
I'd love to see that movie. Interesting variation on the old concept of looking at Christian mythology through the lens of 'history is written by the victors'.
Been done. Was moderately popular...

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Old August 7 2010, 03:00 PM   #29
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I think the twist should be that the person killing everyone is an angel and everyone else is a demon. So the killer is actually the good guy.

Come on M. Night, I've got loads of these and I work cheap.

It'd be really funny if that WAS the twist of the movie.
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Old August 8 2010, 11:26 PM   #30
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I saw this trailer in the theater today. It looked vaguely interesting until I saw the "M. Night Shyamalan" card, then I rolled my eyes.

It made me think of a Saw movie, only without the Rube Goldberg death contraptions.
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