After 13 years of repeated delays and constant smack speak from its director James Cameron, Avatar: The Method of Water is an actual factor that folks can see in theaters. Boosted by a reasonably current re-release of its predecessor and powerful premiere impressions on social media, Disney and Cameron have been working onerous to make sure that individuals know that Avatar is coming again and able to take up people’ consideration in the course of the vacation season.
The Method of Water acquired fairly optimistic impressions on social media forward of launch, and comparable critiques to match. Not not like the unique movie, it’s Cameron’s path and the visuals which can be 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, notably 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 (Finest Director and Finest Drama Movement Image), which can encourage audiences to take a look at and see if it’s deserving of the nominations. Of the assorted blockbusters this yr, this one’s at all times been one of many extra fascinating—Cameron’s made it very clear he needs to discover the world of Pandora till he mainly can’t anymore, and Disney would little question like to have one other franchise it may possibly hand audiences each couple of years in between Marvel motion pictures and no matter ultimately 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 Method of Water. Like it, hate it, assume the franchise might not get to its five-film dream? Inform us down within the feedback beneath.
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