What more can be said about Avatar that has not been said already. Not much, but I want to put my two cents in.
When this film first came out and I saw that the title was Avatar it immediately piqued my interest. I had been familiar with that word for as long time having immersed myself in the “spiritual” movement for many years.
So I went and saw the film and was so entranced by it, I knew that this was going to break all kinds of box office records and be a film known as a breakthrough.
I immediately thought of Star Wars and the comparison between the two. I thought that this wasthe 21st Century Star Wars and I think that will prove to be true.
Every aspect of this movie is so well done and it is very noticeable that the director took painstaking care in making sure of that.
The special effects were phenomenal, creating a whole other world in which to explore.
The animals and plant life as well as the inhabitants on this planet were created with such breathtaking images as to make it so possible to believe that it really exists somewhere.
The story, the editing, lighting and the acting all come together in the same quality as the special effects to give amazing credence to the film.
It took the director a long time to manifest this movie and you can see that although the budget was huge for this film, the message and the story came through in a simple way. Usually when a film has such a big budget, you can see the “Hollywood” formula at work, but even though James Cameron, the director, has a crew of a thousand the film doesn’t suffer the usual “slickness” that comes with that kind of enormous amount of talent at work. The vision remains intact.
I think that Avatar will go down in the history of film as a landmark and become the high quality standard in which other films will need to rise up to.