We look back at M Night Shyamalan's much-vilified fantasy movie, and “The Last Airbender is an agonizing experience in every category I. "The Last Airbender" is an agonizing experience in every category I can The first fatal decision was to make a live-action film out of material. The Last Airbender is a American action-adventure fantasy film written, co- produced and directed by M. Night Shyamalan. Based on the first season of the. The Last Airbender is the film adaptation of the first season of Avatar: The Last Airbender, the hit television series. It was the first part of a planned film trilogy. The Last Airbender squanders its popular source material with .. The film is still entertaining and offers some nice special effects, gorgeous. There are almost too many things to list, but we've come up with 18 major things that the Last Airbender movie got wrong about the beloved Nickelodeon show. Movie Aang spends most of his time angsting over his job as the Avatar and being the last Airbender. Cartoon Aang, while not a stranger to angst, is The. Dev Patel at an event for The Last Airbender () Jackson Rathbone and Nicola M. Night Shyamalan publicly disowned his films The Last Airbender ( ).