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5 reasons to see Avatar

December 2nd, 2009

If you need a reason – or 5 reasons – here’s my 5 reasons why you should go see Avatar.

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  1. James Cameron – The man who brought us the Terminator movies, Aliens and Titanic is back after more than 10 years away from Hollywood.
  2. Special Effects – James Cameron is known for being a pioneer in film making. He pushes the limits of imagination, this time he uses a combination of live action and CGI on a level thats never been done before. Cameron even had to wait for the technology to catch up with his vision before work on Avatar could begin. If he succeeds this is the future way of making movies.
  3. 3D -¬† Will it revolutionize the movie business like some say? Avatar was made with 3D in mind from the start, James Cameron is betting everything he has on this and he truly believes that 3D is here to stay. Everything in real life is 3D, why shouldn’t movies? Avatar will show if people are willing to pay extra for a movie experience in 3D.
  4. The Avatar universe – Avatar is set to be the starting point of a new universe. Just like George Lucas created Star Wars back in 1977, James Cameron has developed everything on Pandora (the planet where the story takes place) from scratch; a new ecosystem, new spices, a new language, new vehicles and hardware just to name some things we will get to learn when seeing the movie. And the movie will only be one of the bricks building this new universe, games, books, websites and other stuff are to follow.
  5. Escaping reality – This is what movies are all about. You just sit down and you enter a new reality where anything is possible. Avatar will make this even more believable with it’s 3D technology. People who has seen footage of the movie say that they have had memories of Pandora as if they’d actually been there.

Whats’ your reason to see (or not to see), Avatar?

Avatar the Game – Developer diaries

November 2nd, 2009

Ubisoft who has made the Avatar game have an ongoing series called “James Cameron’s Avatar the Game: Developer diary”. Here the creators talk about the vision behind the game. You get to learn some facts about Pandora and the creatures living there. Cameron himself has a lot to say as well since he’s been involved a lot in the game development. Have a look for yourself at the embedded videos below. Judging from the intro this is the fist two parts in a series of five. Stay tuned to avatarplanet.net for more episodes.

Official Avatar website is updated and live

October 29th, 2009

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The official website for Avatar just got updated and now has a completely new design, looks a lot better than the old one. There is also some new content such as the new trailer and wallpapers for your desktop. Not to mention the background music on the site, sounds promising.

Head over to avatarmovie.com see and hear it for yourself.

Avatar the Game – Nintendo Wii Video

October 22nd, 2009

Jim at MarketSaw tips about Avatar the Game footage from Nintendo Wii. Looks cool.

We know that the games (for all platforms) will contain things that we will not see in the movie. But the game developers have collaborated closely with Cameron and his team to make sure everything in the games fits in to the Avatar universe. It’s possible that we thorough the games will see stuff that eventually end up in a sequel to Avatar – Avatar 2.

The game will be out December 1 according to Amazon.com.

Have a look at the video, looks promising, there is a big helicopter in there, a transporter maybe?

Avatar Action Figures

October 20th, 2009

If you are making a blockbuster movie like Avatar, you also need to have an action figures line to offer. And of cause, Avatar has just that.

This post just feature a few of the action figures that’s already available, they are made by Mattel and look like you would expect, a bit plastic. But it’s still fun to have a look at the toys as you get to see a lot of details on the machines and creatures that flash by very fast¬† in the teaser trailer.

Some of the toys includes a little card that you scan via your webcam and by that creates an on-screen augmented reality robot or character that you can play around with on your computer, it looks very cool and is kind of hard to explain so have a look at the embedded video.

Now you know what to buy you kids/friends for christmas!

If you want to see all the toys, have a look at Amazon.com

James Cameron's Avatar RDA Scorpion Gunship

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James Cameron's Avatar RDA Combat Amp Suit

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James Cameron's Avatar RDA Military Grinder Vehicle

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James Cameron's Avatar Na'vi Thanator Creature

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James Cameron's Avatar Na'vi Neytiri Action Figure

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James Cameron's Avatar Movie Masters Jake Sully Figure

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James Cameron's Avatar Interactive Battle Pack Set

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James Cameron's Avatar Movie Masters Colonel Miles Quatrich Figure

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James Cameron's Avatar Na'vi Leonopteryx Collectible Figure

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James Cameron's Avatar Na'vi Mountain Banshee Creature

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James Cameron's Avatar Na'vi Dire Horse Creature
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James Cameron's Avatar RDA Jake Sully Action Figure

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James Cameron's Avatar RDA Dr. Grace Augustine Action Figure

Image of James Cameron's Avatar RDA Dr. Grace Augustine Action Figure

James Cameron's Avatar RDA Norm Spellman Action Figure

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James Cameron's Avatar RDA Private Sean Fike Action Figure

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James Cameron's Avatar RDA Colonel Miles Quaritch Action Figure

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James Cameron's Avatar RDA Trudy Chacon Action Figure

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James Cameron's Avatar Na'vi Tsu Tey Action Figure

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James Cameron's Avatar Na'vi Eytukan Action Figure

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James Cameron's Avatar RDA Corporal Lyle Wainfleet Action Figure

Image of James Cameron's Avatar RDA Corporal Lyle Wainfleet Action Figure

James Cameron's Avatar Na'vi Jake Human Action Figure

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Avatar: The game. Cover art for XBOX 360

October 17th, 2009

This is the cover of the upcoming Avatar game on XBOX 360. Nothing new really, but still fun to see.

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