If you have seen Avatar could you preview it here for me please?

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Offline Karen W.

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 I want to know what everyone thought and if it was worth the view! My son loved it so what did you think?

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Offline RD

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"Four word film reviews" of Avatar... http://www.fwfr.com/display.asp?ID=18474

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Offline Karen W.

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Do you have a personal review you could share with me?

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Offline RD

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I haven't seen Avatar.

The four word film reveiws can be amusing,
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Titanic (1997)

"Everything including kitchen sinks".
http://www.fwfr.com/tops.asp?mode=att


It's four words or less actually, e.g. 2 ...
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Star Trek III: The Search For Spock (1984)

"Finding Nimoy". 
http://www.fwfr.com/tops.asp?mode=att
« Last Edit: 23/01/2010 18:14:52 by RD »

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Offline Karen W.

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Yes, I read them they can be funny.

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Offline Karen W.

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Thanks for your review! Sounds like an interesting movie!

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Offline Make it Lady

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Smurfs on steroids show wheelchair bound man how to really live in a green and sustainable manor. Lots of lovely glowing flowers and other fora and flora provide a nice backdrop. Excellent 3D without being too cheesy and having things fly out of the screen every second. Baddies are very pantomime and the director should have spent a little more thought on making them more believable.
We all really enjoyed it and it was a work of art but not the best acting I've ever seen. The Avatars were better. 
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Offline Karen W.

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Thanks for the review MIL.. I appreciate the feedback.. I think I will make some time to try to see it!

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I agree with MIL. It's not going to go down in history as the greatest plot ever, but it's an enjoyable cinematic spectacle.  The environments are beautifully rendered and it really suits 3d. The floating mountains are particularly well made.

There's definitely an environmental & Iraq war subtext, non too subtly executed. "Fighting terror with terror" is mentioned at one point!

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Offline neilep

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I saw it at the London IMAX in 3D just recently with my boy ..and it was fantastic....but two hours and 40minutes is a bit too long !..I agree...plot is well....plotless !!
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Offline Karen W.

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I Think I want to see it for the view rather then the plot! LOL..

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Offline neilep

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...definitely Kareny mam...it's a visual deliciousness !
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Offline Madidus_Scientia

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I highly recommend it

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Offline Karen W.

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...definitely Kareny mam...it's a visual deliciousness !
I am duly convinced.. Thank you all!

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Offline Karen W.

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I highly recommend it
Thank you too Madius! It looks like I will go see it.

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Just been to see it in London. I thought it was worth the money. Amazing and faultless animation and the 3D was used without too many silly effects. The story is a classic fight between the good and spiritual "noble savages" and a greedy capitalist war machine (from earth) after the rare mineral wealth. The parallels with Iraq are clearly intended, they even use the phrase "shock and awe", but the morals are rendered too simplistic to convince any with already committed viewpoints. Go see it.