Postmortem: The Happening (2008)

Part 1: It’s All About The Benjamins I imagine that M. Night Shyamalan, coming off the blockbuster success of 1999’s “The Sixth Sense,” thought that he literally ruled the world.  That movie, on a $40 million budget, earned almost $673 million dollars. His followup,  2000’s “Unbreakable,” cost $75 million to produce, almost doubled the cost of […]

Postmortem: AVP: Alien Vs. Predator (2004)

Welcome to “Postmortem,” a feature that goes behind the scenes of some of your favorite films, and asks:  What the heck went wrong?! Paul W.S. Anderson (the Resident Evil films,  “Soldier,” Event Horizon,” “Pompeii”), if you’ve ever seen him in a interview, like the one above, appears very knowledgable about the films he chooses to […]