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#1 Jul 11 2009 at 3:00 PM Rating: Decent
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Hiyas everyone, i just came across a movie that's coming out soon that I thought the Alla community would appreciate.

Its Called Avatar, and its supposed to be the biggest movie of all time. Its written and directed by James Cameron, who has also directed some of the most bankable films in history, including Aliens, Terminator, and of course Titanic, the highest grossing movie ever made.
So far the movie is costing upwards of $300 million (US). Its a futuristic movie that mixes animation, live action scenes and the latest in computer graphics, and may be the most expensive movie in history when it opens on December 18th of 2009. Its also using the latest in 3D technology.

There is huge secrecy surrounding this film as a quick Google of it, and not much comes up besides cast and a quick plot. The director did unveil 24 minutes of footage to an industry audience at the annual Cinema Expo in Amsterdam last month. It was the first time any outsiders had seen a glimpse of Avatar, and apparently they gave it a standing ovation.

Titanic went on to gross more than 1.8 billion, no other movie has come close. Mr.Cameron thinks this movie will surpass that!

If anyone knows more about this film I would love to hear about it, as its got my brain tingling =)

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#2 Jul 11 2009 at 3:15 PM Rating: Excellent
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Its Called Avatar, and its supposed to be the biggest movie of all time.
Aren't they all? I mean, I've yet to see a movie advertising itself (or being called Edit: I take this back. Any Uwe Boll movie is automatically called this.) the biggest load of crap of all time that wasn't said in a "LOOK, I ARE IRONIC" sort of way.

$300,000,000 movie? I guess that's impressive. Truth be told, I've enjoyed plenty of movies that cost as little as $375,000.

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#3 Jul 11 2009 at 3:37 PM Rating: Good
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Truth be told, I've enjoyed plenty of movies that cost as little as $375,000.


Monty Python and the Holy Grail only cost about $350,000, so yeah.

Edited, Jul 11th 2009 6:37pm by Paskil
#4 Jul 13 2009 at 2:40 PM Rating: Good
i know 2 things about this movie.

1) M.N.S's Last Air Bender (Avatar cartoon movie) could not be called Avatar because Cameron already owned the rights.

2) He wanted to make this 10 years ago, but no studio would pick it up.


Maybe it will be a good movie, maybe it won't. But a good new sci-fi movie is needed.
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#5 Jul 15 2009 at 10:12 PM Rating: Default
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So is this movie about the cartoon The last air bender?
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Fans wearing 3D glasses clapped as soon as James Cameron's face appeared on screen. The filmmaker, shown in 3D, invited moviegoers to enjoy a 16-minute peek of his anticipated sci-fi epic Avatar, which was screened around the world Friday.

The footage takes viewers to the planet Pandora, where an ex-Marine (Sam Worthington) is among a group of humans who have their brains linked to cloned versions of a native species in order to safely explore the spectacular environment. The screenings, shown on some 440 screens in 58 countries, kept social networking sites abuzz. Cameron said he heard the trailer was a hot topic on Facebook and Twitter, but that he lacks certain social networking skills to take part. "I don't even know how to Twitter," he said.

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#7 Aug 24 2009 at 1:25 PM Rating: Good
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So is this movie about the cartoon The last air bender?


No. M.N.S.'s movie is. This movie just happened to be called Avatar before M.N.S. started that movie.
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I hoping for something more, but so far the plot of the movie looks to be "We're going to infiltrate those dirty aliens." *Some minutes later* "Wow I never thought of these guys as people before!" With a lot of CGI action scenes chucked in to help sell the movie.

Avatar might be largely disappointing. After all, why bother making good movies when you can sell great trailers?

Edited, Aug 24th 2009 5:31pm by Allegory
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I'm curious about something blu, how much do you get paid for this?
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Hahaha Turin, I guess it looks that way eh?
No really though I guess im just one of the few that is really excited to see this movie.

Every forum I find on it, seems like a bunch of haters, or trolls, but i guess im hopeing for another great sci-fi masterpiece.

I know this movie could easily fail, with all the hype, but if Cameron can pull it off, I think were in for a **** of a ride =)

Also if anyone knows where I can find that 16 min trailer I would love a link to check it out. So far all i could find was the 2 min trailer, but it does look juicy.
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I'm bumping this old thread up because it's a bit more relevant now, seeing as there's a solid release date, (December 18th) and there's more footage of it out. If I'm not mistaken, this was not released back when the old threads were around. Yes, there were two, I'm posting in this one because it's older.

Mostly I'm just posting because this movie looks great. Like the kind of great where you will never forget it and will want to buy the DVD to show anyone and everyone you know. I know others have bashed it's storyline, computer generated characters, etc., but I still am anticipating this movie possibly more than anything else in a long, long time.

District 9, 9, and now Avatar, all in one year? I'm betting that this will be one of my favorite years for movies for a long while to come.
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#13 Nov 24 2009 at 6:31 PM Rating: Decent
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This is so confusing.. At first, I thought it is Airbender.. I saw the trailer of the last air bender and I thought it was AVATAR.. Now, there is an AVATAR the movie ^^.. but anyway.. These two movies will boom to all kids and to all scifi enthusiast... I can't wait anymore..
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#14 Nov 24 2009 at 9:24 PM Rating: Decent
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Looks pretty garden variety to me. Really there was nothing in any trailer that is particularly innovative.

This isn't necessarily a bad thing, as the other half of failing to do new things is doing old, familiar, and likely enjoyable things. I'm not sure what's so face-meltingly awesome about this plotline though.
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#15 Nov 29 2009 at 7:02 AM Rating: Good
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Man is sent to infiltrate alien society.
Man falls in love with alien chick.
Man rebels against those who sent him to infiltrate the alien society.

I think this movie will fail miserably. Not that it won't be a good movie, but 10 minutes of searching on Google and I'm fairly certain the hype is too much for it. People have very high expectations and I think it'll fall short. Let's face it, it's a love story set in space. The special effects will most likely convince a lot of dudes to go see it despite the romantic vibes from it, but the sci-fi thing will keep a lot of female viewers from it.

If DiCaprio had played a blue alien man in Titanic, I doubt it would've gotten that many views.
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Man is sent to infiltrate alien society.
Man falls in love with alien chick.
Man rebels against those who sent him to infiltrate the alien society.
Don't forget he's a cripple. So that makes it "Man overcomes adversary!" How the **** a guy in a wheelchair is a Space Marine is beyond me.

Edited, Nov 29th 2009 8:18am by lolgaxe
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#17 Nov 29 2009 at 7:43 AM Rating: Good
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How the **** a guy in a wheelchair is a Space Marine is beyond me.

Edited, Nov 29th 2009 8:18am by lolgaxe


In the future, the military is even more stretched and they will take anyone that wants to join, regardless of physical ability.
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#18 Nov 29 2009 at 12:19 PM Rating: Decent
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The movie is really just the worlds most expensive video game advertisement.
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lolgaxe wrote:
Mazra wrote:
Man is sent to infiltrate alien society.
Man falls in love with alien chick.
Man rebels against those who sent him to infiltrate the alien society.
Don't forget he's a cripple. So that makes it "Man overcomes adversary!" How the **** a guy in a wheelchair is a Space Marine is beyond me.


I haven't seen the movie yet, but if it's anything like other space marine shows, he might normally use powered armor or something like that, which would not necessarily require functioning legs depending on the type of interface the suit uses.
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Mazra wrote:
Man is sent to infiltrate alien society.
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Man rebels against those who sent him to infiltrate the alien society.
Don't forget he's a cripple. So that makes it "Man overcomes adversary!" How the **** a guy in a wheelchair is a Space Marine is beyond me.


I haven't seen the movie yet, but if it's anything like other space marine shows, he might normally use powered armor or something like that, which would not necessarily require functioning legs depending on the type of interface the suit uses.


He's using an avatar, sort of radiocontrolled robot if I'm not mistaken. That's how they explore that planet I believe. If I'm not mistaken though, haven't really spent all that much time in it after seeing the trailer.

I don't have any hopes for this one, but hey, it could surprise me.

I do have higher hopes for "Moon", it's finally out over here and I'm seeing it this tuesday, as the local big cinema complex are overwhelmed with the absolute waste of film that is called Twilight, ofcourse they no longer have space for all that many other movies, so it's in an obscure theater at a ridiculous hour, despite only been out for a week.
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Well I for one am genuinely curious about this movie and looking forward to it. I've liked the Aliens movies, and I enjoyed Titanic when I was a young teenie bopper, so I do think that Cameron is a good director. Plot wise it may not be all that innovative but the special effects look very stunning and that by itself is enough to get me to want to see it.
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I haven't seen the movie yet, but if it's anything like other space marine shows, he might normally use powered armor or something like that, which would not necessarily require functioning legs depending on the type of interface the suit uses.
You know, that makes sense from a Hollywood point of view, but my brain just isn't wrapping around it. Even with battle armor, they wouldn't put him out there since it would be a major liability should said equipment break down and he couldn't really deal with it. Its like a blind pilot, or a deaf communications expert. Its just things that don't mesh together. Political correct empowerment always makes me RAGE.
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He's using an avatar, sort of radiocontrolled robot if I'm not mistaken. That's how they explore that planet I believe.


Right, but I think the question was more of a "how was he a space marine before that particular mission?". At least, that's how I interpreted it.
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I feel it's sad that in the trailer they have to beat you over the head with Cameron's other films just to try and convince you that seeing Avatar isn't a waste of money.

And the other "Avatar" film is gonna go like DB: Evolution, just wait and see.
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The One and Only Poldaran wrote:
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He's using an avatar, sort of radiocontrolled robot if I'm not mistaken. That's how they explore that planet I believe.


Right, but I think the question was more of a "how was he a space marine before that particular mission?". At least, that's how I interpreted it.


True, but I suppose they can either decide not to mind much about handicapped people as they recruit them directly to control robots on a different planet, or he got handicapped whilst on duty and they merely reassigned him.

I suppose we'll see if it's explained soon enough though, despite my reluctance, I'm definitely watching it in a theater though.
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He's using an avatar, sort of radiocontrolled robot if I'm not mistaken. That's how they explore that planet I believe.


Right, but I think the question was more of a "how was he a space marine before that particular mission?". At least, that's how I interpreted it.


True, but I suppose they can either decide not to mind much about handicapped people as they recruit them directly to control robots on a different planet, or he got handicapped whilst on duty and they merely reassigned him.

I suppose we'll see if it's explained soon enough though, despite my reluctance, I'm definitely watching it in a theater though.


It's easy to tell by his hair in the trailer. He was in combat before he was paralyzed, and was either placed on inactive duty or retired; his hair is too long to be military standard in the bar scene.
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Clearly he went on to become Lt. Rasczak in Starship Troopers.

Come on you apes, you wanna live forever?!

Edit: Come to think of it, Rasczak had both his legs, didn't he? Until that bug thingy chewed them off. Guess he went on to become that guy who enlists Rico in the Mobile Infantry. The "Fresh meat for the grinder" guy.

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Clearly he went on to become Lt. Rasczak in Starship Troopers.

Come on you apes, you wanna live forever?!

Edit: Come to think of it, Rasczak had both his legs, didn't he? Until that bug thingy chewed them off. Guess he went on to become that guy who enlists Rico in the Mobile Infantry. The "Fresh meat for the grinder" guy.

Edited, Dec 2nd 2009 4:37pm by Mazra


Well, they'ld have had to dig him out of the ground for him to become the guy who enlisted Rico though Smiley: grin

I've always loved Michael Ironside, he's never been in all that many good movies, but usually enjoyable ones.


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I'd presume the guy got wounded in the line of duty, but now they have avatar technology, they just need his brains and training and his physical mobility isn't an issue.

From the previews the plot is VERY straightforward, with a very obvious moral message. However, the graphics gave me thrills all over. It's just going to be a big special efx movie... and that's good enough for me. I like my arthouse, and my indy films, and those "Great" ones. But half the time when I go to the cinema I'm just there for something that'll take me out of my skin, and a mindless action film is just what I want.

So as long as the script isn't too cringeworthy, I'll be all kinds of happy if it delivers on the one big efx extravaganza that the preview promises.
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Mazra wrote:
Clearly he went on to become Lt. Rasczak in Starship Troopers.

Come on you apes, you wanna live forever?!

Edit: Come to think of it, Rasczak had both his legs, didn't he? Until that bug thingy chewed them off. Guess he went on to become that guy who enlists Rico in the Mobile Infantry. The "Fresh meat for the grinder" guy.

Edited, Dec 2nd 2009 4:37pm by Mazra



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#31 Dec 18 2009 at 10:03 PM Rating: Good
To the people who maybe went and saw it, how was it?
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#32 Dec 19 2009 at 12:22 AM Rating: Good
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A friend of mine saw it in 3-D and said it was awesome.

Of course, this is the same friend who exemplifies Twilight fangirls. Not that I don't trust her opinion on movies, but take that as you will.
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#34 Dec 19 2009 at 11:24 PM Rating: Good
Just saw it. Visually, it's certainly the most impressive movie I've ever seen. The entire alien world, literally from the ground to it's sky to every creature great & small is flat out cool. It's use of 3D is certainly revolutionary & incredible.

That being said, it's plot was best described by Kao.
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Except a bit more awkward. I mean it's one thing to crush on a native american with their "alien culture". It's a bit weirder when it's not just the culture that's alien.

And, ya know, she's a 15 foot tall cat person.

I wasn't the only one laughing during these parts, either, which I don't think Cameron intended.

That being said, it's pretty good. Certainly better than a lot of stuff that came out this year & more visually impressive than anything else.

It should be noted, however, that Terry Gilliam's The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus isn't out yet.
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#38 Jan 01 2010 at 10:20 AM Rating: Decent
Just saw it last night in IMAX. There are very few movies that I would love to see multiple times in the theatre, especially with the extra $5 for IMAX... but Avatar is sure as **** one of them. The movie will still be awesome when it comes out on Blu-Ray, but until TV's are released that can produce 3D images, the full experience will only be available while it's in IMAX.
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Went and saw this today. All in all, the graphics were amazing, and the story was a bit predictable(and frankly held very closely to the old "Evil white man exploits noble savages" model). That said, despite my complaints about the plot, it was done well enough to still entertain. I'd say I'd give the graphics an A++(at least, the times when my eyes weren't hurting from having to wear those 3-D glasses) and the plot a solid B.

Definitely worth seeing, and in theaters at that. I hope to see more of this kind of movie graphics in the future.
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Definitely worth seeing, and in theaters at that. I hope to see more of this kind of movie graphics in the future.

QFT. Best $14 I've spent in a while. :)

According to Wikipedia, Cameron's planning on making this a trilogy (last paragraph in the section I linked). Not sure how I feel about that. I guess it depends on how its done. If he's been planning on sequels, that's one thing; the plots are more likely to be consistent. If it ends up as "sequel for the sake of money," it'll be bad.
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#41 Jan 02 2010 at 5:19 PM Rating: Good
Just saw this yesterday in 3D, and omg... This movie is one of the best I've ever seen. Granted I'm a huge movie buff. Not to mention a bit of a nature-phile too. I started crying a little bit a couple of times, and I hardly ever cry when I watch movies. Definitely one I'm going to be buying on blu-ray when it's released, and if I get the chance I'll go see it again in the theater.

Graphically it's one of the most (if not the most) beautiful films I've ever seen. Plot wise, I suppose it is a bit predictable, but it did keep me guessing a bit. For example, I was fully expecting Sully to die at the end during his and the general's show down.
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Just saw this yesterday in 3D, and omg... This movie is one of the best I've ever seen. Granted I'm a huge movie buff. Not to mention a bit of a nature-phile too. I started crying a little bit a couple of times, and I hardly ever cry when I watch movies. Definitely one I'm going to be buying on blu-ray when it's released, and if I get the chance I'll go see it again in the theater.

Graphically it's one of the most (if not the most) beautiful films I've ever seen. Plot wise, I suppose it is a bit predictable, but it did keep me guessing a bit. For example, I was fully expecting Sully to die at the end during his and the general's show down.


But please tell me you knew that they were going to bring him to the mother tree (Ahwa? I forget the name) to transfer him to his avatar? Because that was easily the most predictable part of the movie (and there were several of them).
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I saw this last week in the theatres too; 3D, not IMAX. As almost everyone else has said, this is simply the best looking movie I have ever seen. There were times I had to remind myself to blink, simply because I could not take my eyes off of it. The 3D made me a little dizzy at first, but eventually my eyes adjusted and it was totally worth seeing it like that. The story was pretty predictable, but it played out beautifully; I had tears in my eyes a couple of times.

I highly recommend seeing this in the theatre, 3D if possible, and IMAX would be best (from what I hear). Totally worth it.
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Just saw this yesterday in 3D, and omg... This movie is one of the best I've ever seen. Granted I'm a huge movie buff. Not to mention a bit of a nature-phile too. I started crying a little bit a couple of times, and I hardly ever cry when I watch movies. Definitely one I'm going to be buying on blu-ray when it's released, and if I get the chance I'll go see it again in the theater.

Graphically it's one of the most (if not the most) beautiful films I've ever seen. Plot wise, I suppose it is a bit predictable, but it did keep me guessing a bit. For example, I was fully expecting Sully to die at the end during his and the general's show down.


But please tell me you knew that they were going to bring him to the mother tree (Ahwa? I forget the name) to transfer him to his avatar? Because that was easily the most predictable part of the movie (and there were several of them).


Actually I didn't. >.> As soon as it started happening my reaction was "Oh yeah, I should have seen that coming since they already tried it once." But no, I didn't. When I watch movies I pay much more attention to what is happening and just enjoying the story (or trying to as the case may be) than I do trying to figure out what's going to happen next either consciously or subconsciously.
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Avatar crosses $1 Billion mark

‘Avatar’ which is already the fourth-biggest movie (worldwide) of all time is also the fastest film to hit the $1 billion mark in just 17 days of release and is now poised to become the Biggest Hollywood film ever in India.

The only movies ahead of it are Cameron’s “Titanic” ($1.8 billion), “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King” ($1.12 billion), and “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest” ($1.07 billion).

I am so impressed with this movie, and am excited that there are plans to make it a trilogy.
From what I can tell, Cameron already has the story/plot all lined up so its not like hes making more just to milk the cow. Kinda like what George Lucas did with star wars.

Anyone played the game yet? I have always been very "iffy" of games that take after movies, the only one that I can remember being any good was Golden eye. Played a lot of hours on that one =)
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#46 Jan 04 2010 at 12:17 PM Rating: Good
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Anyone played the game yet?


Nope. Thought about it, but the reviews I saw/read boiled it down to a pretty bunch of fetch quests.
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#47 Jan 05 2010 at 8:44 PM Rating: Decent
Just saw this for the second time today... I don't know what it is about this movie. I've never before gone to see a movie twice before at the theaters (let alone IMAX), and I already have plans for a third time next week. I had read posts of people seeing the movie five times already and had never understood why until now.

Next thing I know I'll be attempting to learn the Na'vi language (entirely possible it seems).
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#48 Jan 06 2010 at 3:59 PM Rating: Decent
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Next thing I know I'll be attempting to learn the Na'vi language (entirely possible it seems)


Haha i just checked Wikipedia and apparently they did create the Na'vi language lol

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Na’vi language is the constructed language of the Na’vi, the sapient humanoid indigenous inhabitants of the fictional moon Pandora in the 2009 film Avatar. It was created by Paul Frommer, a professor at the Marshall School of Business with a doctorate in linguistics. Na’vi was designed to fit James Cameron's conception of what the language should sound like in the film, to be realistically learnable by the fictional human characters of the film, and to be pronounceable by the actors, but to not closely resemble any single human language.

When the film was released in 2009, Na’vi had a growing vocabulary of about a thousand words, but understanding of its grammar was limited to the language's creator.

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#49 Jan 12 2010 at 1:18 PM Rating: Decent
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Just saw this yesterday in 3D, and omg... This movie is one of the best I've ever seen. Granted I'm a huge movie buff. Not to mention a bit of a nature-phile too. I started crying a little bit a couple of times, and I hardly ever cry when I watch movies. Definitely one I'm going to be buying on blu-ray when it's released, and if I get the chance I'll go see it again in the theater.

Graphically it's one of the most (if not the most) beautiful films I've ever seen. Plot wise, I suppose it is a bit predictable, but it did keep me guessing a bit. For example, I was fully expecting Sully to die at the end during his and the general's show down.


But please tell me you knew that they were going to bring him to the mother tree (Ahwa? I forget the name) to transfer him to his avatar? Because that was easily the most predictable part of the movie (and there were several of them).


Just saw it this past Sunday.

Yea. As soon as they tried it with Grace, I knew they would do it with Sully and succeed.

Also, well... Pigtails pretty much covered everything I wanted to say. VERY few movies will I go more than once to the theatre for, but I am definately going to go back for this one.
#50 Jan 24 2010 at 1:52 AM Rating: Decent
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I really don't think this movie deserves all of the hype that it has been getting. I went to go see it today and it just didn't meet up to the expectations that people have set for it; especially when I've heard people claiming that this movie was better than Dark Knight.

Yes, visually it was amazing, but story wise it was incredibly predictable. In fact, you can figure out the entire story of the movie by simply looking at a trailer.

I'm sorry, I'm going to need more than pretty graphics for me to want to see a movie twice. Avatar for me is like a book with a mediocre story, but beautiful pages.

Edited, Jan 24th 2010 2:54am by DarkKnightZero
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#51 Jan 24 2010 at 7:47 AM Rating: Decent
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I am so impressed with this movie, and am excited that there are plans to make it a trilogy.
From what I can tell, Cameron already has the story/plot all lined up so its not like hes making more just to milk the cow. Kinda like what George Lucas did with star wars.


To be honest, that would be a one page story for all three movies though. Not all that much work.

I loved the movie though, don't get me wrong, but just for the visuals which were the best I've ever seen. The 3D experience blew me away.

But storywise it's as simple as it can get.

Which isn't a bad thing, but it just left me thinking that it could have been better still.
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