I understood Brian DePalma’s Mission: Impossible the first time I saw it in theaters. I had no trouble following Chris Nolan’s brain-twister thrillers (Memento, The Prestige, Inception). It was work, but I more-or-less ‘got’ the core narrative beats of LA Confidential and Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy. But by golly John Carter is a confusing muddle of a movie. There has been all kinds of hand-wringing about the film’s rather large… Continue reading Review: Confusing and Unengaging, John Carter Makes Avatar Look Like, Well... Avatar.
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It’s not difficult to see why James Cameron had Sam Worthington lead his 2009 film “Avatar”; after all, the Australian-born star looks like a real-life John Smith (barrel-chested and handsome, but not pretty), something that came in handy since Cameron’s film was basically Pocahontas in space. Yet, at the time, the King of the World’s choice was slightly risky: who was Sam Worthington? Three years and billions of dollars in… Continue reading Sam Worthington, 'Man On A Ledge' Star, On 'Avatar 2,' Comedy With Jonah Hill And 'Titanic'
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A reluctant hero. An epic journey. A choice between the life he left behind and the incredible new world he’s learned to call home. Return to James Cameron’s Avatar—… Continue reading Avatar (Two-Disc Original Theatrical Edition Blu-ray/DVD Combo)
Imagine how much money “greedy motherf–ker” James Cameron could have made on ‘Avatar’ if it wasn’t stolen by dastardly Internet pirates. According to a report from the website TorrentFreak, ‘Avatar’ — the highest grossing movie ever — is the most pirated movie of all time. The film — which, as THR notes, was touted by the director as being the best hope against piracy because of 3D — has been… Continue reading 'Avatar' and 'The Dark Knight' Among the Most Pirated Movies Ever
Please note: This edition of the film is not in 3D.Versions of Avatar on Blu-ray, DVD, and Video On Demand Edition Format Release Date Special Features Avatar (Extended Collector’s Edition) Three Blu-ray Discs Nov. 16, 2010 Three versions of the movie including the previously unreleased extended cut, plus more than eight… Continue reading Avatar (Original Theatrical Edition)