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Old 02-10-2010, 02:24 PM   #61
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If you like this guy's reviews you should listen to his Star Wars/Phantom Menace review. It is the best review of a movie I have ever seen. It is 70 minutes long though, almost as long as the movie.

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Old 02-11-2010, 11:58 AM   #62
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It's still sold out around here. I'll wait another couple of weeks before trying.
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Old 02-11-2010, 12:16 PM   #63
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It's still sold out around here. I'll wait another couple of weeks before trying.
We went to a 4:45 3D showing yesterday; there must have been all of 12 people in there so we got good seats. I didn't want to go to that movie house because they assign seats which strikes me as contrary to the point of going to the movies. But we chose it because it has a favorite Japanese noodle joint nearby. I wonder if the normal venues here are still sold out.

I don't know what to make of the movie, my eyes went wonky 45 minutes into it. It seemed very simplistic and a mishmash of messages and references. Can't wait to read the spoiler reviews & funny videos.

btw, of the movies I've seen, I'd be okay with best picture going to either "Up in the Air" or "Inglorious Basterds" because they have ideas that keep popping back into my head, finding new angles to think about. Heck, I'd be okay with "Up."
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Arise ye oppressed Na'vi!

Somebody in Ramallah had an "Ah Ha!" moment after watching Avatar.


(Hilarious moment - at 2:35 - check out the guy with the giant ziplock bag as a gas mask!).
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The funniest thing about the guy's review is his voice.

I saw the movie for the third time today, and can't get enough of it. But then I'm a bit of a pantheist.
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Not attracted to the script, but I hear the 3-D is dyn-o-mite. Hmm. Prol'ly gonna see it.
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OK, saw Avatar tonight in 3-D & I-Max.

Absurd premise, but story line not as bad as any Star Wars flic. Aficionados will recognize ideas from about six famous SF stories. Nicely integrated. FX well done. Very impressive.
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I happened to catch the "making of Avatar" - it was fascinating. Technology is truly amazing. I am not that creative regarding out of the box thinking, so I was very impressed! The actors were able to watch scenes they just filmed - as it would look onscreen.
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synopsis in LOLspeak
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I never made it to the theater to see Avatar as I said in an earlier post on this thread. Last weekend, saw it on DVD in the public library, checked it out, and it sat in my shelf for a week. Just got around to watch it just now.

I guess I have not been into action and special effects movies for some years now. Perhaps the CG would have been spectacular on large screens instead of my TV, but large screens tend to give me headache anyway. The storyline is so predictable. On a rating of 1 to 5 stars, I would give this a 3-1/2.

PS. I do not remember the last time I watched a movie in a theater, nor what film it was.
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