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M. Night Shyamalan Amerika Serikat, 2013

Duncan Gray's rating of the film After Earth

Between Will Smith being stone-faced (not his strong suit) and Jaden doing all the emoting (not his, either), it's easy and neither entirely fair nor unfair to peg this as a misbegotten vanity project. Shyamalan does have strengths. I like his sensitivity towards childhood vulnerability and wondrous regard for nature. But most of this is monotony—even snide riff-trackers may give up, tired of making the same joke.