Avatar 2-5 - 4 Begins Production

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I hope that they include a little more humor in the script this time. I have a hard time excepting Jemaine in a roll without any lols. This is really good news, but somehow weird, as the movies have already started shooting. I guess it's a lot of mo-cap, so maybe it was just time to schedule some live action stuff. I cannot imagine shooting 4 movies simultaneously...not consecutively...simultaneously. That's some crazy logistics.

I just watched Cameron on Jimmy Fallon. He's actually surprisingly normal and self-aware these days.
 

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I cannot wait to see these sequels some day! I know I'm in the minority because everyone seems to hate the first one, even though it is obviously still the $$$ record holder. I still watch it in 3D on my projector every once and a while. I originally just liked it visually, but I've actually found that I liked the actual movie more, over time. I can't help but feel that there's more meat in there that wasn't in the 1st movie. Not only with the action scenes and the cool ass vehicles, but with the questions about the soul temporarily leaving the body for another host, and at the end of the movie, permanently attached to said host.
 
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I cannot wait to see these sequels some day! I know I'm in the minority because everyone seems to hate the first one, even though it is obviously still the $$$ record holder. I still watch it in 3D on my projector every once and a while. I originally just liked it visually, but I've actually found that I liked the actual movie more, over time. I can't help but feel that there's more meat in there that wasn't in the 1st movie. Not only with the action scenes and the cool ass vehicles, but with the questions about the soul temporarily leaving the body for another host, and at the end of the movie, permanently attached to said host.

I quite liked the first one. I've watched it a few times now, most recently only about a month ago. I'm looking forward to the sequels. I wonder where they are going to go with the story?
 

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I cannot wait to see these sequels some day! I know I'm in the minority because everyone seems to hate the first one, even though it is obviously still the $$$ record holder. I still watch it in 3D on my projector every once and a while. I originally just liked it visually, but I've actually found that I liked the actual movie more, over time. I can't help but feel that there's more meat in there that wasn't in the 1st movie. Not only with the action scenes and the cool ass vehicles, but with the questions about the soul temporarily leaving the body for another host, and at the end of the movie, permanently attached to said host.

I still enjoy the movie and I’m looking forward to the sequels. He has the groundwork set and could really expand on this universe he created going forward.
 

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admit it, ya done that pose as a kid too
Yeah but I also haven't trained to do underwater scenes for 7 plus minutes at a time between breaths. Like, even for a James Cameron joint I think that's a terrible idea and could actively hurt your lungs.

Not a scientist but I just don't think it's a good idea.
 
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Yeah but I also haven't trained to do underwater scenes for 7 plus minutes at a time between breaths. Like, even for a James Cameron joint I think that's a terrible idea and could actively hurt your lungs.

Not a scientist but I just don't think it's a good idea.
I mean, it's been said that some of the crew of The Abyss legit hated him for making them act underwater, and they felt like they were being put at risk, but I think that it's almost cliche at this point, when Cameron asks you to act underwater, you've either got to commit or go home. He's a diver himself, and I'm sure that he's not asking them to do something he wouldn't do himself. I'm also sure that he has his cast and crew well trained for diving, and there are safety precautions. That person to the left is actually holding an air hose, so she can "ask" for it any time. When I lived in FL as a kid, there was a place that did live Mermaid shows where you watched them swim and do skits through a glass wall, and the cast all had those breathing tubes they would go to after a couple minutes. If those wannabe Mermaid/part-time strippers were fine with an air hose, then so is a class act like Kate Winslet. The fact that she's bragging about her skills doesn't make her sound like she is being held to the part against her will.

I don't think that this is the first movie to have underwater mo-cap. I believe that was for Aqua-man, but I also believe that they are really pushing things farther here, just like James Cameron always does. Contrary to what some believe, a lot of actors want to work with Cameron repeatedly. Sigourney Weaver, Kate Winslet, et all. Zoe Saldana has also mentioned being grateful to come back and work with him again.
 
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It's still dumb and will make a billion dollars and I'll see it and say, "man that was dumb but I bet it makes a billion dollars"
 

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It's still dumb and will make a billion dollars and I'll see it and say, "man that was dumb but I bet it makes a billion dollars"
Sure the first one was nothing special but its James Cameron so there has to be some optimism.