The Happening (Movie)

  • Film

    May 29, 2013

    After Auteur: How M. Night Shyamalan Became Just Another Director

    Quick -- name the new M. Night Shyamalan summer blockbuster.

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    The Rats of Tompkins Square Park Have a Movie Trailer Now

    It is human nature to be both disgusted and, somehow, deeply intrigued by rats. Maybe it's just August, but this love-hate relationship is again at the forefront of NYC consciousness, as our ratty frenemies seem to be overrunning Tompkins Square Park even more than usual of late. Not content with B- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2009

    Boxers, Drag Queens, and Underage Drinkers

    Click here for the cornucopia of glittery dish spewed in this week's cantankerous column. Enter its glorious portals and you shall find morsels like: Lovebug Zooey Deschanel defending The Happening and Jim Carrey. The winner of RuPaul's Drag Race telling me where her cash prize will go--no, not to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2009

    Who Are the Smartest Celebrities?

    Not all bold-face names are celebutards who need an hour and a half to watch 60 Minutes. Some of them are actually quite brainy, as I--who push tape recorders in their faces on a regular basis--should know. The smartest famous people I've ever interviewed are:

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2008

    Spoiler Alert! What's Happening in The Happening?

    Ever look at a plant or a bunch of grass and just walk right by without screaming or calling the police? You're nuts! In M. Night Shyamalan's The Happening, foliage is making people stand still, throw themselves off roofs, and, most damagingly of all, spew lousy dialogue. Here are some of the choi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2008

    Shyamalan's Latest Shocker Ending!

    Auteur (as opposed to amateur) writer/director M. Night Shyamalan is known for those twist endings that leave you beating on yourself for not having gotten it halfway through (and occasionally for having spent $11). He's certainly a master of the final kick in the pants before he send you home screa ... More >>