What is After Earth about?

People were forced to leave Earth a millennium ago to establish a new home on Nova Prime. Now, Gen. Cypher Raige (Will Smith) heads Nova Prime’s most-prominent family. Cypher’s teenage son, Kitai (Jaden Smith), feels enormous pressure to follow in his father’s legendary footsteps — which strains their relationship. Cypher and Kitai set out on a trip to mend their bond, but when their craft crashes on Earth’s hostile surface, each must trust the other greatly — or perish.

What happens in After Earth?

When an asteroid storm damages their ship, however, a badly injured Cypher and his son are forced to crash-land on Earth. Now, the only way for young Kitai to save his father’s life is to find the rescue beacon that was lost when their ship came plummeting through the atmosphere.

What was ending to After Earth?

Kitai is able to control his fear and “ghost” himself from the Ursa enough to kill it. He then launches the beacon. A rescue team arrives, and the film ends with the two traveling back to Nova Prime, both agreeing that they would rather work with Faia.

Why did the bird saves Kitai?

Heroic Sacrifice: The giant bird that took Kitai to her nest earlier in the film saves him after he fails to reach a hot spot. Most likely because of his attempts to save her chicks from the cats earlier. She dies in the process of keeping him warm.

How bad is After Earth?

The movie was trashed by critics, receiving a 12% on critic site Rotten Tomatoes. It’s the latest upset from “Sixth Sense” director M. Night Shyamalan who has seen a recent downward trend in the popularity of his titles.

Where is Nova Prime in After Earth?

The Nova Prime System, also known as the Huginn-Muninn System, is a solar system located roughly 31-32 Parsecs away from Earth in the Sol system (roughly 104 light-years).

What is the monster in After Earth?

The Ursa is the main antagonist in the 2013 film After Earth. They are dangerous creatures created by a race of aliens called the Skrel.

Is Ursa an alien?

Ursa tells them that she’s an alien sent from the stars to witness five miracles. As Jo and Gabe start to trust each other and bond through their love for the mysterious Ursa they start to learn some dark secrets about her.

What is ghosting in After Earth?

Ghosting is a technique of overcoming fear by living in the present as explained by Cypher to his son Kitai. Fear rises from the anxiety of the unknown, the future. But by living in the present, feeling the surroundings and thus not worrying about the future will let one to submerge fear to a high extent.

Who made the Ursa in After Earth?

The Ursa is a genetic creation of the Skrel, bred specifically for killing humans. Just as humanity does not know what the Skrel call themselves, they do not know what their word for the Ursa. The creature was named by a member of the Savant’s team during their first incursion.

Where does After Earth take place?

Night Shyamalan movie starring Will Smith and his son, Jaden, was filmed in Humboldt Redwoods State Park, where filmmakers had to take special precautions to film amid groves where trees are 1,100 to 1,600 years old.

When was welcome to Earth filmed?

Filming took place at the end of summer 2020, before COVID-19 vaccines were available.

Is After Earth kid friendly?

Age Appropriate for: 12+. Kisses between a husband and wife; some mild cursing; and lots and lots of blood and violence.


Videos

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