Avatar (2009)



To be very honest, I think this movie is overrated, yeah that’s right overrated. The only thing good in the movie are the visuals other than that, what’s there? The story??? Has anyone heard about Pocahontas? The ‘Navi’ look like overgrown Smurfs! To think that the guy who made ‘Terminator: Judgment Day’ made this movie brings a tear to my eye. Anyways, here’s the story. Humans go to the Planet Pandora to steal their natural resources. Unfortunately for them the forests of Pandora are too dangerous to explore so they create Avatars which resemble the natives (Na`vi) to do their dirty work.
Jake Sully (Sam Worthington), a paraplegic former marine is called in to take the place of his deceased twin brother. Now Jake Sully goes into the Na’vi tribe and learns their ways. His intent is to find their weakness, try to destroy their home and steal their natural resources. But he soon learns that the Na`vi way of life is far better than the one he lived on planet earth. Now with a change of heart he tries to save the Na`vi and their way of life. Overall it is an average movie that you can watch once and put in the DVD player to shut the kids up. The fact that this movie is overhyped makes it an easy movie to hate. I mean, what is with all those aliens? Did the animator get tired and copy paste all of them? They all look identical! Don’t tell me there wasn’t a lazy fat Na`vi in the group. And what is with the forests? My God! So many colors. Maybe if I was stoned! I would have liked the colors. Sigh, I guess, I saw the movie with too much expectation. Like I said it's an average movie, with some good visuals.If you like seeing aliens that are so blue your eyes hurt, running around half naked in a glow in the dark jungle! watch this movie.

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Directed by
James Cameron
Written by
James Cameron
Starring
Sam Worthington
Zoe Saldana
Stephen Lang
Michelle Rodriguez
Sigourney Weaver
Joel David Moore
Giovanni Ribisi
Music by
James Horner
Cinematography
Mauro Fiore
Editing by
James Cameron
John Refoua
Stephen E. Rivkin
Running time
2 hour 42 minutes


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