“After Earth” is a science fiction film directed by M. Night Shyamalan and starring Will Smith and his son, Jaden Smith. Released in 2013, the movie is set in a future where humanity has abandoned Earth due to cataclysmic events and resettled on another planet. The story follows a father and son who crash-land on Earth, now a hostile and unfamiliar place filled with evolved creatures.
The film received mixed to negative reviews from both critics and audiences. Many criticized the plot for being formulaic and predictable, lacking depth and originality. The acting performances, particularly by Jaden Smith, received some criticism for being unconvincing at times.
However, some praised the film’s visuals and special effects for creating a vivid and immersive post-apocalyptic world. The concept of humanity returning to a hostile Earth and the exploration of survival instincts were intriguing aspects of the movie.
Overall, “After Earth” had potential with its premise and visual elements, but it fell short due to its weak execution in terms of storytelling and character development, leading to its generally negative reception.