If he wanted to right now, M. Night Shyamalan
could stop making movies and instead launch a business that revolves solely around people hating him. The writer-director behind such films as The Sixth Sense, Signs
, and The Last Airbender
seems like a nice enough guy who's just trying to entertain the masses, but that's not good enough for fans. They don't like his films, they think he's unoriginal and they're convinced he's a fraud.
So you'd think these folks would simply stop watching his movies if they don't like the man, right? No. Of course not. Where's the fun in hating someone if you can't remain up to date on why you hate them so much? Thus, M. Night Shyamalan haters have formed their own fanbase, and because they have nothing better to do than judge something at face value
, these fans have decided to raise money to send Shyamalan back to film school.
Ya know, because that's funny. And we live in a world where everyone -- including M. Night Shyamalan non-fans -- want to be a comedian.
Here's what I don't get. M. Night Shyamalan non-fans hate the man, and yet they want to raise money to send him to film school. For what purpose? So he can become a better filmmaker? Great, but then he'll make good films and people can't hate him anymore. And if people can't hate M. Night Shyamalan, then what happens to the cleverness of these non-fans when they want to stage some elaborate stupidity stunt in order to draw attention to a cause that's, like, so 10-years-ago-old?
Exactly. I think.