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Film Review - After Earth

AFTER EARTH Will Smith

Although it’s nearly impossible to distinguish from the marketing push, “After Earth” is actually co-scripted and directed by M. Night Shyamalan, the once mighty filmmaking force whose name used to be the guiding light for any promotional campaign. Now he’s barely mentioned, yet “After Earth” retains the atmosphere and odd accentuation of a traditional Shyamalan effort, down to awkward pauses and frosty performances. The big guns here are star Will Smith and son Jaden Smith, and while the actors have difficulty raising the pulse rate of such a lethargic project, it’s really the helmer’s iffy creative decisions that keep “After Earth” more of a wince-inducing drag than the heart-squeezing, mind-blowing sci-fi adventure it desires to be. Read the rest at Blu-ray.com

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