A story about this — 2 years ago
I had seen all the bad press. The lead role should have been an Asian. The movie’s title should have been Avatar, but it was already taken. The acting was stiff. The martial arts moves were slow. Blah. Blah. And yes, it’s not Lord of the Rings. But it was entertaining, and that ranks high on my list of reasons to watch a film. M. Night Shyamalan has done much, much better in the past, and this is obviously the first of at least three movies in a series. It will be interesting to see if he can bring more oomf! to the sequels.