Posts Tagged ‘“Avatar”’

James Cameron Ready to Make Two ‘Avatar’ Sequels

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — About two weeks ago, James Cameron was rumored to direct Angelina Jolie in yet another film about the Queen of the Nile – In 3D. Because of the purportedly brilliant script, written by Bran Helgeland, Sony co-chair Amy Pascal wanted to fast track production on[...]

Under Review: ‘Avatar: Special Edition’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — At this point, I think it’s safe to say that James Cameron’s “Avatar” has surpassed Wal-Mart, fluorescent light bulbs and baby leashes on the scale of popularity. It has accumulated more than a billion dollars worth of profit since its release back in Dec[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Avatar: Special Edition’

— by KYLA DREWETTE — A new trailer for “Avatar: Special Edition” has been released by 20th Century Fox. The movie, set to come out Aug. 27, is being released in 3D and will include nine additional minutes of footage — justification for the “Special Edition” title. Although [...]

If I Was Making … ‘Avatar 2’

— by BEN FOWLER — Now this one you have to tread carefully with. “Avatar” split audiences a little (not enough to stop it from becoming the highest grossing film of all time, though). Some felt the plot was very simplistic and even lifted straight from other popular eco-frien[...]

2010 Oscar Nominations Announced

— by RACHEL COYNE — The 2010 Oscar nominees were announced this morning, and on the whole, they were relatively pedestrian; everything and everyone that was expected to be recognized was. Now is the time when I usually start to get pumped for Oscar night, attempting to see as many of the[...]

How It Should Have Ended: ‘Avatar’

From the very clever people at HISHE (How It Should Have Ended) comes their take on how the highest-grossing movie of all time should have ended. According to the site, this is their version of “James Cameron’s ‘Dances with Smurfs (aka ‘Avatar’). See how the furry blue [...]

BAFTA Nominations Released

— by KATHLEEN COLLINS — The BAFTA nominations were released today and the nominations are pretty much what you would expect. In the requisite “apparently this movie directed itself” category is “Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire.” Newcomer Lee Daniels [...]

And the Golden Globe Winners Are …

— by RACHEL COYNE — The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards aired last night, and frankly, they were kind of dull. There were a handful of good quips from host Ricky Gervais, plenty of slams on NBC and pleas to assist Haiti, and a lot of awkward reciting from the teleprompter. Some of the[...]

Did 2009’s Biggest Movies Live Up to the Hype?

— by RACHEL COYNE — Question: If a movie opens without a built-in rabid fanbase of tween girls, sci-fi fanboys, and/or indie film snobs, does anybody see it? It seems that now more than ever a movie’s success is determined before the movie even opens. Movies that are based on beloved b[...]

Under Review: ‘Avatar’

— by CHAS BLANKENSHIP — A crippled marine travels to an alien moon for a research mission to help secure a rare mineral for Earth. But when he begins to question both the alien races’ nature and his own races’ intent, his loyalties begin to blur.[...]

Six Clips from ‘Avatar’

— by ROBERT DeFEIS — James Cameron takes us to a world called Pandora, with the Na’vi being its native habitants. The humans engage in a war over the planet’s resources and existence. Cameron has created a 3-D film that rivals any before it and many for years to come[...]

The Thenatar Chase From ‘Avatar’

— by ALEXA MILAN — James Cameron’s “Avatar,” the director’s first film since “Titanic,” has garnered a mixed reaction based on early footage. Some think it’s visually stunning and lives up to the hype, while others don’t think the world of the film is as photorealistic[...]

‘Avatar’ TV Spot: Next Generation of 3D

— by BEN FOWLER — There can’t be many people around at the moment that aren’t aware of the upcoming “game-changing” film, “Avatar,” by James Cameron. To continue to pump the movie-going public that little bit more prior to its release, a TV spot trailer has[...]

‘Avatar’ Featurette: Visit Planet Jim

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — Perhaps we have never seen a movie like “Avatar,” or perhaps there has never been a movie like this. One thing I know for sure is that if anyone can make a movie like this, it is James Cameron. The featurette below is properly named “Planet[...]