​The 14 Least Competent Alien Invaders of All Time

There have been many times when the Earth has been at the mercy of alien invaders. And there have been more than a few times where haven't — not because of our weapons, our savagery, or our inner strength — but because the aliens themselves were morons. Here are 14 alien invaders who did not think their invasions… » 12/16/13 10:01am 12/16/13 10:01am

Shyamalan's new film is a huge disappointment (because it's not awful)

Admit it: You were secretly hoping for After Earth to be a trainwreck. It's M. Night Shyamalan's first movie since the oh-god-my-eyes Last Airbender. It's Will Smith trying to jumpstart his son Jaden's career. It has a ridiculous backstory. All signs pointed to another MST3K-worthy outing. Except After Earth is...… » 5/31/13 9:00am 5/31/13 9:00am

The Alien Backstory You Didn't See in the After Earth Trailers!

Think After Earth is just about Will Smith reconnecting with his son on a dangerous future Earth? WRONG. There's a whole baffling alien backstory, that you don't even know about. It's just not in the trailers. Journey with us as we attempt to untangle M Night Shyamalan's ridiculously complicated movie. And meet the… » 5/23/13 4:24pm 5/23/13 4:24pm

Shyamalan will bring weekly WTF to television, in Wayward Pines

The past master of the twist, M. Night Shyamalan, is developing a Twin Peaks style series titled Wayward Pines. Fox has finished a deal with Shyamalan for this series, penned by Chad Hodge (The Playboy Club) and adapted from the Blake Crouch book Pines. Here's the official synopsis from the novel: » 1/08/13 12:17pm 1/08/13 12:17pm

How did humans colonize space in Will Smith's After Earth? An Exclusive…

So now you've seen the first trailer for After Earth, Will Smith's new movie set in a future after the human race has abandoned our original home planet. But what kind of post-apocalyptic, space-faring future are we looking at here? And what kind of challenges do our descendants face, in M. Night Shyamalan's space… » 12/11/12 11:30am 12/11/12 11:30am

M. Night Shyamalan's new sci-fi flick After Earth doesn't look…

Look, if you don't want to give M. Night Shyamalan another chance after The Happening and The Last Airbender, I wouldn't - I couldn't - blame you. But darned if this new trailer for After Earth doesn't make Shyamalan's next movie seem potentially... not totally awful. As we know from SDCC, the movie is set in the… » 12/10/12 12:30pm 12/10/12 12:30pm

Twist! M. Night Shyamalan to make TV for Syfy channel

M. Night Shyamalan is now going to start making television for Syfy. But here's the (welcome) twist! Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Fright Night's Marti Noxon is also attached to the project as a producer/writer. The Hollywood Report explains that the pilot is titled Proof and "centers on the son of a billionaire tech… » 8/03/12 8:20am 8/03/12 8:20am

The Incredibly Complicated Mythology of Will Smith and M. Night…

M. Night Shyamalan is back, with a new post-apocalyptic film called After Earth, starring Will Smith and Jaden Smith. And it sounds like Shyamalan and Smith have joined forces to concoct their most fiendishly complicated mythos yet — judging from the tidbits of worldbuilding we gleaned from the film's Comic Con panel. » 7/15/12 7:00am 7/15/12 7:00am