Invented languages are perfect for science fiction and fantasy -- they force us to think in cultural terms different from our own.
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Anyone who's played Zelda is probably familiar with Navi, the little blue fairy who tries to help you and give you tips while you play. Unfortunately,...
Avatar is a beautiful movie, but it isn't due to artful cinematography. Rather, the visual splendor lies in the inherent beauty of the alien world in which we are immersed.
Most important in the movie Avatar is the avatar concept itself: that consciousness shifts from amorphous space to finite body.
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The film is a wake-up call - reminding us of the dangers of greed, unconsciousness, disconnection, insensitivity, violence, and arrogance, both globally and personally.
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President Obama's version of "I see you" must convey to people that he understands both the extent of their problems and their hesitancy to grow government to solve them.
It was no coincidence that Wes Studi was cast an the tribal chief Eytukan in James Cameron's Avatar. From the days he was in Dances With Wolves, Studi's been a go-to guy for authentic native American characterizations.
What AVATAR points out is how different it is when people are connected through the silence, the Stillness in their hearts and minds. You know, that place where no words are needed.
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.
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.
My problem with Avatar is that the script was the weakest part of a transformative experience. It's already been said, but it's also sadly very true.
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