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The Happening

  1. vulture lists
    Every M. Night Shyamalan Movie, RankedMaking sense of the director’s tricky career.
  2. slideshow
    Rubber’s Psychotic Tire, and Nine Other Murderous Inanimate ObjectsKiller plants, icicles, and pencils.
  3. notable quotables
    Mark Wahlberg Knows The Happening Sucked“Fucking trees, man.”
  4. ranters and ravers
    Vulture’s Critics’ Poll: What’s the Worst Movie of 2008?Vulture checks with 57 of America’s top critics to find out.
  5. the take
    ‘The Happening’: Vulture Mourns the Movie That Could’ve BeenYes, M. Night Shyamalan’s new movie is bad — but was it really the calamitous disaster that his millions of non-fans were hoping for?
  6. the early-evening news
    Jonah Hill Gives ‘Transformers 2’ Its First Bad ReviewPlus: Young Jeezy inexplicably implicated in coke trial, and Edward Norton does a little publicity.
  7. ranters and ravers
    Manohla Dargis, Ever the Contrarian, Is About the Only One Who Likes ‘The Happening’ Finally, Manohla Dargis finds a summer movie to love! Well, not hate so much.
  8. apropos of nothing
    Is ‘The Happening’ So Bad It Defeats Math?Could bad buzz somehow be affecting ‘The Happening”s Metascore beyond the laws of mathematics?
  9. kudos
    Katherine Heigl Withdraws From Emmy Race; Will M. Night Shyamalan Follow Suit at the Razzies?Honestly, Night, is ‘The Happening’ really the best-worst you can do?
  10. quote machine
    M. Night Shyamalan Not Sure Why He Has This Reputation As the Guy Who Makes the Scary Movies With a TwistPlus: The Game defends his lack of message, and Heather Graham is keeping busy.
  11. tube junkie
    Wahlbergs Compete for Today’s Worst PerformanceYesterday, someone called Mark Wahlberg’s work in ‘The Happening’ the worst performance ever — that was before Donnie sang on the ‘Today’ show.
  12. apropos of nothing
    Early Review of M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘The Happening’ Suggests Scariest Film Villain of All TimeSee our terrifying exclusive photo! Warning: spoilers!
  13. the take
    Vulture’s Summer Movie ReviewThe Vulture Department of Predicting the Future is pleased to reveal the critical reaction and box-office results of summer 2008’s biggest popcorn flicks.
  14. trailer mix
    ‘The Happening’ Trailer: Is M. Night Shyamalan Committing Box-Office Suicide?Is there any reason to believe that sitting through The Happening won’t make us want to kill ourselves? Doubtful, since it’s actually about a global epidemic that causes all those it infects to want to kill themselves.
  15. apropos of nothing
    Guessing M. Night Shyamalan’s Next Surprise EndingApparently The Happening is about an airborne virus that somehow causes people to commit suicide in gruesome ways. As stupid as that sounds, though, we’re pretty sure the movie — just like all of Night’s other ones — will have a trick ending that’s even stupider.
  16. the industry
    Can ‘The Women’ Finally Make it to the Screen?