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We watched The Happening on HBO - a cheesy but not too awful movie, fun way to pass a Friday evening when we were both tired :)

The Happening was free in the horrors section of HBO, so we watched. An older film with Mark Wahlberg and Zoey D where people suddenly start killing themselves in the Northeast. 47 more words

Bring on the Bad Guy!

2017.46: Split (2017)

It has been a long time since I actually looked forward to a film from M. Night Shyamalan; probably as far back as… 458 more words


Throwback Thursday-The Happening (2008)

The end of the world happening through mysterious circumstances has been a standard narrative within science fiction for many years. It depends on the writer or writers to flesh out this very predictable narrative to make it feel alive, new and interesting. 116 more words


Top Ten "So Bad They're Good" Movies

Believe it or not, finding movies that are just so bad that they are either hilarious or just plain entertaining, is a passion of mine. There is something so entertaining about laughing at a disaster. 1,979 more words


HORROR TV Show of the Day: THE HAPPENING, by D Nesmith


Written by: D. Nesmith

Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery


LOGLINE: Loosely based on the 2008 film of the same name. A rash of violent attacks and murders in the city of brotherly love has left its residents on edge, labeling it as one of the most dangerous cities in America.From vigils to heavy police vigilance, nothing seems to be able to stop the growing wave of violence in Philadelphia. 119 more words


In Defense of The Happening (Yes, Really)

M. Night Shyamalan was the worst director in the world until he wasn’t, the butt of endless jokes until he wasn’t, and a talentless hack who made two good films twenty years ago by fluke until he wasn’t. 2,394 more words



Let’s go back a few years to 2008, to a movie entitled THE HAPPENING, and a score that was the work of James Newton Howard. I recently watched the movie again on TV and was still struck by the suspense and the sense of apprehension and uncertainty that just oozed from this movie, the musical score had a lot to do with creating this thick and foreboding atmosphere. 492 more words