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Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

A line near the end of my review of Jason Reitman's Up in the Air seemed to rub some readers the wrong way.

The Golden Globes a Disappointment: Gervais was Mixed and Lots of Winners Weren't Prepared

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

The Golden Globe awards are often the best of the awards shows, because they're more freewheeling and it appears no one really takes them seriously.

James Cameron Saves Late Night

Buddy Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Buddy Winston

It's time for you to step up, James Cameron, and get your team of presti-digital-ators to create a colorful wacky world where all talk show comedians can live in late night harmony.

Weekend Box Office Review: Avatar Defies Skeptics and Snowstorms, Earns $77 Million in Debut Weekend

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

The much anticipated and debated (amongst film nerds at least) Avatar debuted this weekend with $73 million. One thing we learned this weekend: never, ever bet against James Cameron.

'Avatar' Critics See Racist Theme

AP | JESSE WASHINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Near the end of the hit film "Avatar," the villain snarls at the hero, "How does it feel to betray your own race?" Both men are white – although...

A Hollywood Blockbuster Arrives

Bill Swadley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bill Swadley

James Cameron's new film, Avatar, which just had its premiere in London last night, is about to take the world by storm.

Avatar: Giving Environmentalists Around the World a Good Night's Rest

Leah Lamb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Leah Lamb

After a year of restless sleep and nightmares that involve the state of the planet, I slept with a sense of ease and comfort of an innocent child afte...

Once Upon A Time: Silly Is For Survivors

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Olivia Rosewood

Could it be that some parents deprive their children of silly stories mistakenly believing that silly is counterproductive? Could they believe that the world is a harsh place with no room for laughter and goofiness?

Is the Apple Tablet the "Avatar" of Publishing?

Matt Stewart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Matt Stewart

All signs say that the Apple Tablet is the future of publishing, capable of doing for New York what Avatar did for Hollywood: reinvent the magic, and create breathtaking new ground.

Jason Linkins

"Avatar" And Religion: Jonah Goldberg's Take | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Over at the LA Times, Jonah Goldberg sets about attempting to decode the quasi-religious aspects of James Cameron's "Avatar". I've not seen the movie...

This Week In Art: Art for All, All for Art

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Museums must adapt -- as MOCA's dire financial straits a year ago proved -- but at the same time must not forget their missions.

With "Avatar," Technology Has Never Looked So Human in Film (VIDEO)

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jose Antonio Vargas

Technology has never looked so human in film. James Cameron has created a wholly believable, realistic world, at once marking a new cinematic era and expanding the possibilities of film in our technology-dependent, digital entertainment-driven 21st century. From here on out, movies will be divided into two epochs: B.A. and A.A. Before "Avatar," After "Avatar."

Avatar Sex Scene SCRIPT

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

For those who can't wait for the DVD to find out more about the unreleased sex scene from James Cameron's billion dollar grossing sci-fi blockbuster "...

Avatar Park

Michael Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Jones

I didn't feel as that 162 minutes had elapsed by the end. But, then again, I didn't feel much of anything before, during, or after the movie.

James Cameron's New Consciousness

Lee Schneider | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lee Schneider

Will the new world consciousness, due to arrive in 2012, be the vision of Roland Emmerich or James Cameron?

USC Professor Creates Entire Alien Language For 'Avatar' Movie

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

This modern era of moviemaking has plenty of peculiar challenges for actors -- on green-screen sets, for instance, they have to watch a ping-pong ball...

Avatar and the Vocabulary of Evildoers -- Or, Why James Cameron's Script Isn't as Bad as You Think

Josh Schrei | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Josh Schrei

The sad truth is that the history of the colonization and destruction of indigenous peoples brings with it a panoply of one-liners and inhumane vernacular that would make even Cameron cringe.

'Avatar' Rules, Tops $1 BILLION Worldwide

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — James Cameron's science-fiction epic "Avatar" had another stellar weekend with $68.3 million domestically, shooting past $1 billio...

Con Games: Bury My Avatar at Wounded Knee

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Conniff

Avatar was much better than good. Cameron has now set the bar so high that Steven Spielberg and George Lucas will spend the rest of their careers trying to reach the planet Pandora.

Avatar: Crazy, Ridiculous, and Irresistible

Alex Remington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Alex Remington

Even the ham-fistedness of Avatar's message is part of its charm: few writer-directors other than Peter Jackson get the chance to make a $250 million movie.

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' Opens With $27 Million, Hampered By Snow

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — James Cameron's space fantasy "Avatar" has launched with a solid $27 million opening day at the box office. Storms in the East li...

James Cameron's Next Project May Be About Hiroshima

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

While "Avatar" continues to clean up at the box office, James Cameron may have signaled his next move as a director this week by buying the rights to ...

'Avatar' Premieres In London To Cheers

AP | SYLVIA HUI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LONDON — A delighted audience clapped and cheered as the lights came on after the world premiere of James Cameron's sci-fi extravaganza "Avatar"...

Directors Guild Nominations: James Cameron Up Against Ex Wife, Tarantino & More

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The science-fiction blockbuster "Avatar" has earned James Cameron his latest nomination for the top honor from the Directors Guild...