"Avatar" getting rave reviews.

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  1. Palmer

    Palmer Well-Known Member

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  2. MNCyGuy

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    man, it just doesn't look that good to me in the previews. Am I the only one?
     
  3. Palmer

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    That is what I thought.....seems like it woks once you see it in the theatre.
     
  4. MNCyGuy

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    I guess, it just looked like a new-Star Wars-esque CGI orgy to me, but maybe I'll have to check it out. I'd normally wait for DVD on something I'm shaky on, but this one probably is better on a big screen.
     
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    I thought the movie looked really stupid from the previews I saw in the theather
     
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    I agree, in the previews I saw it looked terrible, like one of the new star wars movies, just a bunch of gigantic CGI battle scenes. I have read several things saying hollywood insiders are in awe of it and that its going to be groundbreaking. Not sure which to think at this point but I guess its worth a look on the big screen?
     
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    cue Celine Dion
     
  9. dtclones

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    I'm definitely not over-excited to see it. Seems like a perfect dollar theatre movie, if I still lived in Ames.
     
  10. CyGal

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    I have absolutely no desire to see this.

    There have got to be plenty of directors who do a great movie and follow it up with a dud. Titanic was huge for a reason. I don't see this one following.
     
  11. MNCyGuy

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    I miss that place. That is one of the top five things I miss about Ames. It just so nice having somewhere to go that was cheap on a weekend when you had nothing going on.
     
  12. dtclones

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    Yeah, and perfect for dates for tight wads like myself.
     
  13. superman_101680

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    Did the mall theatre shut? Weren't they a dollar or something cheap? I love the dollar theatre in my town.
     
  14. MNCyGuy

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    No, it's still going, but the hour and a half drive from Waterloo negates the economic benifits of using it for a cheap date:wink:
     
  15. CylentButDeadly

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    I'll admit, I'm a little intrigued by it, mainly because I have absolutely no clue what's going on in those previews. Is it supposed to be another planet or something or are they just avatars that go out and fight? I really haven't looked into it.
     
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    Its about sigoureny weaver fighting other worldly beings. something seems vaguely familiar about that.

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  17. CylentButDeadly

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    Does she operate a giant robotic body suit?
     
  18. Cyclone_Grav

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    god, i hope so.
     
  19. MNCyGuy

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    I'm almost positive I saw giant robotic body suits in the previews.

    On a slightly different note, what do people think of the new 3D trend? Looks like it's here to stay for awhile. I'll be honest, I was kind of hoping it would just be a passing gimmick/fad.
     
  20. heitclone

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    I'm also pretty intrigued. I didn't think much of it the first couple times I saw the preview, but I go to the movies a lot for my job and have seen the in theater preview like 10 times. About the 6th time it got me kind of hooked.
     

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