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The 12 Most Overrated Things About 2012

Mark Juddery | Posted 03.02.2013 | Comedy
Mark Juddery

In case you expect me to include 50 Shades of Grey, the Kardashians or Clint Eastwood's profound discussion with a chair, sorry, but nobody actually rated them highly.

How The Disney / Avatar Theme Park Deal Really Came Together

Jim Hill | Posted 11.21.2011 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

So when exactly does the story of The Walt Disney Company's desire to build a theme park version of James Cameron's AVATAR begin?

Zoe Saldana: Post-Avatar Breakdown: 'I Just Collapsed' (VIDEO)

Posted 10.08.2011 | Latino Voices Stunning Afro-Latina actress Zoe Saldana graces the September 2011 cover of Latina magazine’s fall style issue, available on newsstand...

The Andreadis Unibrow Theory of Art

Athena Andreadis, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Athena Andreadis, Ph.D.

A perfect example of my definition of high art is the Oscar-nominated The Secret of Kells. It uses traditional 2-D techniques and is completely accessible -- what my recent critic might call solidly bourgeois middlebrow.

Reflections on Avatar

Ray Kurzweil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ray Kurzweil

In Cameron's world, Nature is always wise and noble, which indeed it can be, but he fails to show its brutal side. The only thing that was brutal, crude, and immoral in the movie was the "advanced" technology.

Why Avatar Should Not Win Best Picture

John Farr | Posted 06.27.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

What does it say about the state of the industry when a film can win Best Picture without having been nominated for anything in either the primary writing or acting categories?

James Cameron's NASA Love: 'Avatar' Director Praises Obama's NASA Budget, Private Industry Plan

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

James Cameron has penned a glowing endorsement of President Obama's NASA budget and the space agency's future plans. In a Washington Post guest colum...

HuffPost Weekend Box Office Review: Avatar Crosses $2 Billion Worldwide

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Second place went to the Mel Gibson comeback vehicle Edge of Darkness. This is his lowest opening since Braveheart back in May 1995. Of course, he's had some major PR problems in the last eight years.

"Avatar Hallelujah Mountain": China Renames mountain (Reuters)

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING (Reuters) - A craggy peak in a scenic part of southern China has been renamed after floating mountains featured in Hollywood blockbuster "Avat...

Avatar-Induced Depression: Coping With The Intangibility Of Pandora (VIDEO)

Posted 05.17.2013 | Entertainment

The beautiful alien planet Pandora depicted in James Cameron's 'Avatar' is so captivating that some audience members are becoming depressed and even s...

Avatar Sequel Plans Revealed: James Cameron Confirms Avatar 2 In Works | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Before it hit theaters, Avatar, which has amassed $1.3 billion at the worldwide box office, seemed to many in Hollywood like a crazy gamble. But not o...

Avatar Recalls the Ancient World

Deborah King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Deborah King

This monumental film is the closest representation I could imagine to the world I inhabit every time I meditate, every time I connect to the hearts of all those in my audience.

Avatar Pulls the Political Trigger

Michael Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Carmichael

Avatar depicts a war in heaven - on a mythological planet named "Pandora" -- where the cosmic box is opened to reveal that the evil demons set loose to destroy humanity are us -- the US of A.

James Cameron: Yes, 'Avatar' Is Political

The Wrap | Brent Lang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

"Avatar" director James Cameron responded to right-wing critics of his blockbuster hit movie on Tuesday night, saying that "as an artist, I felt a nee...

"Avatar" Movie Spawns Geeky Guide Book (PHOTOS)

Dirk Mathison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Dirk Mathison

It's not easy messing around in the fictional sandbox of a famous director, especially one as exacting as James Cameron.

Could a Hillary Clinton Avatar Save Congo?

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

The world will never dispatch a savior to Congo who, like the paraplegic Marine Jake in the James Cameron epic Avatar, will damn self-serving interests and decide to protect a unique world and complicated society.

"Avatar": James Cameron's Movie Merges Hollywood, Videogames | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Hollywood and the videogame industry are collaborating more and more. In the future, Hollywood and videogame casts and crews will be one and same, wo...