And yet, audiences didn’t seem to care too much, pushing the movie to nearly 0 million worldwide (although one wonders if it wouldn’t have made twice that were it actually good considering the fan base of the source material and prime summer release date). Night Shyamalan makes in the progress of his filmography have become as perplexing as his early mysteries. It is an absolute head-scratching experience that leaves you not pondering the secrets of the universe but how this cinematic nightmare got made in the first place. I’d rather get hit by a plane engine than sit through it again.“The Last Airbender,” featuring Dev Patel from “Slumdog Millionaire,” is an adaptation of a previous animated series, and although aimed at kids in the end seems tentative and…aimless. Night Shyamalan’s live action version of the anime “The Last Airbender.” Featuring Dev Patel – the contestant in the Oscar-winning “Slumdog Millionaire” – and Aasif Mandvi of “The Daily Show,” Airbender uses special effects and action to tell its story.
Zhao tries again to kill Zuko, this time by rupturing a gas pipe running through Zuko's quarters on Iroh's ship.
Noticing the danger, Zuko manages to survive the attempt on his life with Iroh's help.
They incite a rebellion by reminding the disgruntled Earthbenders that Earth was given to them.
Aang tells Katara and Sokka that he only knows airbending and he must master the other three elements.
“I said that only once before in my career, and that was when I met Haley [Joel Osment] in the as brother and sister, a relationship that came easily to them.
“I told the studio I didn’t want to make this movie without her,” Shyamalan tells PEOPLE.However, a masked marauder, the "Blue Spirit", helps Aang escape from his imprisonment, fighting off the Fire Nation soldiers under Zhao's command until the blue spirit realises they will be overwhelmed, at which point he takes Aang hostage to negotiate their way out.During the prison break, Zhao realizes that Zuko is the masked vigilante.Katara is given a waterbending scroll that she uses to greatly strengthen and hone her waterbending abilities and to help Aang learn as they make their way to the Northern Water Tribe (where Aang will be able to learn from waterbending masters) and liberate more Earth Kingdom villages in the process, weakening the Fire Nation's food and water supplies.During a side track to the Northern Air Temple on his own, Aang is betrayed by a Southern Earth Kingdom peasant and captured by a group of Fire Nation archers, led by Commander Zhao, a Fire Nation Commander appointed by the Fire Lord.We recently wrote about the rerelease of the first three movies to theaters before “The Twlight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1” hits the big screen, but now Summit is bringing the films even closer to fans in the Chicago area.