James Cameron Avatar

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Since the inception of the motion picture, countless filmmakers have made a point of infusing the same ancient tales into their movies for centuries. Some of the best artistic reflection is expressed through writing fiction. Not all movies that attempt to weave deeper themes into their stories succeed. James Cameron’s Avatar is a movie that executes this and does so extremely well. “Avatar is a joyous celebration of story craft and the visual possibilities of cinema.” Meyer (2017) Avatar is such a successful movie because of the interesting plot, the characters who make the film, and the moral, which remains with the viewer long after the movie is over.
In the summer of 2009, James Cameron’s Avatar was released in theaters. Production on this
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James Cameron did a wonderful job of creating one of the most immersive and visually compelling movies of all time. The land of Pandora is extremely aesthetically pleasing. Dargis (2009) describes the land of Pandora as a meticulous and brilliantly colored alien world. Cameron did not stop at creating a magnificent setting he also filled Pandora with majestic creatures called Na’vi. The Na’vi people are perceived as aliens and savages yet are still so very human-like, with the help of CGI technology. The Na’vi people are human-like in regards to their movement but what sets them apart from humans entirely is their breathtaking appearance. The brilliant setting and the visual effects of the Na’vi take the exceptional storyline so much further and make the movie exceedingly enjoyable to …show more content…
Jake did not fight alongside his own kind based solely on a thin connection, but instead chose to fight on the side of a beautiful race of people who fought only to protect their way of life. This is an important lesson one could take with them even after then movie is over. Another important lesson this movie offers is regarding the planet and how us as people need to be more consciences and careful. “Avatar is not simply a sensational entertainment, although it is that. It’s a technical breakthrough. It has a flat-out green and anti-war message. It is predestined to launch a cult” Ebert (2009) It leaves us with the message, life is beautiful and we need to appreciate the Earth and the people and creatures on it. This is very significant and a lesson in which will inspire the

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