The Save: With rumoured production costs of $150, and nearly the same again on marketing, it's hard to square The Last Airbender as the work of the guy who brought The Sixth Sense in for around $40 million.
The slow-burn, stealthy menace of Shyamalan's best films is one of the most distinctive visual styles in modern Hollywood, and can be achieved for peanuts.
Time to go back to basics with an old-school, things-going-bump-in-the-night horror movie. And, please, for God's sake, no 3D.
Potential Twist: In a cataclysmic economic upheaval, hyper-inflation means Night's 'cheapie' ends up costing more than all of his other films combined.