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Avatar Gets Praise!

Published December 10, 2009 in Early Reviews
By Ryan Parsons | Image property of 20th Century Fox
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Whew, what a relief! It looks like the critics have decided embargo-schmargo and have instead released their reviews for Avatar right away. Well, at least a few did.

Avatar Reviews Arrive


And, of the few we've read, they are all positive! To get things warmed up, let's check out two official reviews for Avatar. Woohoo!

Variety
The King of the World sets his sights on creating another world entirely in "Avatar," and it's very much a place worth visiting. The most expensive and technically ambitious film ever made, James Cameron's long-gestating epic pitting Earthly despoilers against a forest-dwelling alien race delivers unique spectacle, breathtaking sights, narrative excitement and an overarching anti-imperialist, back-to-nature theme that will play very well around the world, and yet is rather ironic coming from such a technology-driven picture. Twelve years after "Titanic," which still stands as the all-time B.O. champ, Cameron delivers again with a film of universal appeal that just about everyone who ever goes to the movies will need to see.



Hollywood Reporter
A dozen years later, James Cameron has proven his point: He is king of the world.

As commander-in-chief of an army of visual-effects technicians, creature designers, motion-capture mavens, stunt performers, dancers, actors and music and sound magicians, he brings science-fiction movies into the 21st century with the jaw-dropping wonder that is "Avatar." And he did it almost from scratch.

The only question is: How will Cameron ever top this?


Like what you hear? Thought so. Check out the full reviews by clicking the bold links above.

Avatar opens to theaters on December 18th.

For the poster, trailers, stills and the latest updates, go to the Avatar Movie Page.


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