In our Podcast Series Review Avenue Streetlight, we discuss and dissect a different film each episode. We go through the film in depth, discussing the plot and pivotal scenes so fair warning for SPOILERS!
On this episode, we’re talking M. Night Shyamalan’s elemental abomination The Last Airbender. Frequently featuring on many ‘Worst Films of All Time’ lists, we question whether it really is as bad as it reputation suggests, discuss M Night’s turbulent career as a whole and struggle over character pronunciations. Also, in the fourth round of our quizzing, can Oliver finally chalk up a win?
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All The Last Airbender Sound Clips used courtesy of Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon Pictures and Fandao Movie Clips. They can be found Fandango Movie Clips YouTube Channel.
Futurama soundbite used courtesy of 20th Century Fox and available on YouTube
The Happening Soundbite used courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox, UTV Motion Pictures, Spyglass Entertainment & can be found on YouTube.
“Fans Unleash Epic Hate For The Last Airbender” clip available on YouTube.
Clips used for review and commentary purposes only and no copyright infringement is intended.
Opening & Intro music: “Ethereal Chord Ascends” – Doug Maxwell/Media Right Productions. YouTube Audio Library.
Outro music: “No. 8 Requiem – Esther Abrami. YouTube Audio Library.
“Light, Pulley Switch, On, A.wav” by InspectorJ (www.jshaw.co.uk) of Freesound.org
“Buzzer Sound / Wrong Answer” by Breviceps of Freesound.org
“Up Chime 2” by FoolboyMedia of Freesound.org
Further Reading & Sources
The Last Airbender IMDb
Bryan Konietzko & Michael Dante DiMartino Discuss The Last Airbender Film – YouTube
M. Night Shyamalan Says Bad Reviews of ‘Glass’ Made Him Cry – IndieWire
The Last Airbender Box Office Information – The Numbers