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    I saw it and thought it was a wonderful movie. It was two hours and fifty minutes long but I could barely tell it flowed so well. The story was well conceived and the technology was brilliant. There is tons of political stuff to chew on too, racism, exploitation, environment, religion and more.

    Did anyone else see it?

    Edit: if you haven't seen it in 3-D than you haven't seen it in my opinion
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    Wasn't it also about humans who go to another planet and disguise themselves as aliens?

    For anyone that follows bible prophecy, all these so-called "UFO sightings" we see are likely these fallen angelic demons described in the bible(in particular Rev 12 and Genesis 6-the Nephilim), and have gone on to disguise themselves as human beings(i.e. alot of our elite people who have alot of say on our national policies like the Rothchilds and Bushes are said to be just that).
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    The "tons of political stuff" must all be fawning and gushing over the left wing and demonizing the right wing (coming from hollywood) but I haven't seen it yet so I could be wrong, but I doubt it..........
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    You’re in the ball park but it's not so much a disguise as it is a way to interact with the indigenous humanoids, the Na-Vi….but early on you find out that the humans just want a valuable mineral found on the planet and will do what ever is necessary to get after peaceful methods fail.

    Seriously everyone should watch it
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    Thought it was a fabulously entertaining film, extremely well done, did not squirm at all during the movie, there will be some who attempt to look for some type of political message, personally entertainment is entertainment...
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    Did you see the 3-D version? it is amazing.
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    Almost saw it in 3D Imax, but was too cheap instead opted for the senior citizen matinee.. my wife loved it as well, she compared it to Dances with Wolves on another planet.
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    I saw it 20 years ago, only back then they called it "Dances With Wolves."

    EDIT: I made this post prior to reading Darryl's post #7 where he says his wife made the same comparison, so please don't interpret my post as trying to plagiarize or anything like that.
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    You don't have to "attempt" to look for a political message when the political message is smacking you in the face pretty much from the moment you sit down until the moment they run the credits. I mean, they may have just called it oil instead of the ridiculously named "unobtainium."
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    I saw Dances With Wolves back in the day too. There are parallels for sure and James Cameron himself admitted he was influenced by dances with wolves....so? It was a great movie and Dances With Wolves never entered my mind once.
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    Yeah, the "unobtanium" got me too. Some writer tried to get a little too cute.
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    There's a thread on it in the appropriate forum.

    http://www.patsfans.com/new-england-patriots/messageboard/15/304669-avatar-must-see-imax-3d.html
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    Greatest movie of all time...

    It will set the standard for which all movies try to compete with for the next 20 years... Like start wars before it, it deployed effects, and styles, and technology that will stand up for years...

    Kind of like now when I watch a SyFy movie and their effect aren't even as good as a 1979 Start Wars... it makes it impossible to watch...

    Avatar is the new standard.
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    He didn't steal from another movie, he stole it from real life... The America stroy on how the White peopel took from the Natives.

    Real Life is echoed in Film on a daily basis... real life makes for some of the best stories... I see no problem with that?
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    Avatar will definitely have widespread influence on future movies, but it won't be as widespread as many think. After all, most movies are not going to have a $300 million budget to do the things Avatar did.

    And there's no way it will be remembered as the greatest of all time. The plot just wasn't all that great. It was an effects-laden, mildly entertaining piece of easily predictable eye candy. Pretty much the ID4 of the 00's.
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    ;) ... great stuff.

    I'll wait until it shows up on HBO or Showtime ... I'm way cheap.
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