Excerpt: "Experience the thrilling live-action adventure based on the hit Nickelodeon series 'Avatar: The Last Airbender.' Join Aang, an extraordinary boy with incredible 'bending' powers, as he journeys through an exotic land filled with magical creatures and powerful friends. As the Avatar, he is the only one who can end the age-old conflict between the four nations, Air, Water, Earth and Fire.
Summary: It is in the heart that all wars are won. Where have you gone, M. Night Shyamalan? A waning fan base turns its lonely eyes to you, wondering what happened to the once-remarkable director who captivated audiences with The Sixth Sense , put a fresh new spin on the superhero in Unbreakable , and dazzled with the extraordinarily well-crafted Signs .
Excerpt: The Last Airbender is a movie of exquisite beauty and, in its best moments, sublime visual clarity. It also contains some of the worst dialogue ever allowed on screen. It’s based on an animated series in the mold of Japanese-influenced anime, and if you’ve ever watched any anime, you know that when it’s dubbed from Japanese the translated dialogue often sounds strange, stilted, and composed mainly of unnecessary exposition. For some unfathomable reason writer/director M.