Open Channel: What Did You Consider Avatar: The Approach of Water?
After 13 years of repeated delays and consistent smack talk from its director James Cameron, Avatar: The Way of Water is an actual factor that folks can see in theaters. Boosted by a reasonably latest re-release of its predecessor and robust premiere impressions on social media, Disney and Cameron have been working onerous to make sure that folks know that Avatar is coming back and able to take up of us’ consideration in the course of the vacation season.
The Approach of Water obtained fairly optimistic impressions on social media forward of launch, and comparable evaluations to match. Not not like the unique movie, it’s Cameron’s course and the visuals which are getting all of the reward, whereas the narrative and characterization are nonetheless failing to elicit a lot of a response from some past “eh.” Likewise, the movie’s closely touted three-hour runtime is a sticking level, significantly for the reason that story isn’t apparently participating sufficient to distract you from how lengthy it’s.
Nonetheless, the momentum for the Avatar sequel stays fairly excessive. Just a few days earlier than launch, it racked up some award nominations from the Golden Globes (Greatest Director and Greatest Drama Movement Image), which can encourage audiences to take a look at and see if it’s deserving of the nominations. Of the varied blockbusters this yr, this one’s all the time been one of many extra fascinating—Cameron’s made it very clear he wants to explore the world of Pandora till he principally can’t anymore, and Disney would little question like to have one other franchise it may well hand audiences each couple of years in between Marvel motion pictures and no matter finally turns into of the Star Wars movies.
As we right here at io9 love to do after huge blockbusters have come out, we wish to know what you consider The Approach of Water. Like it, hate it, assume the franchise could not get to its five-film dream? Inform us down within the feedback beneath.
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