SKIP THE 2Disc THEATRICAL EDITION -- BUY THE SPECIAL EDITION OR 3D VERSION INSTEAD1. A special edition including 20 minutes of additional footage was released just months after Theatrical Edition. (But fans weren't told until it was too late)2. No special features in 2 disc Theatrical Edition. If you are a fan, of all the discs in your collection this is the one you really want the extra stuff.3. 3D version also now available, though n..
Great movie that offers up ideals that seem to be lost in today's (our) World. How can you not root for the Pandora Natives? Or more appropriately, how can you not root for our own Indigenous Peoples? This flick epitomizes the enigma of our own Western culture. There is a great story here along with ageless conflicts, likable characters, (some not so much) awesome,(or horrifying) action, a definite message, and a choice, or crossroads ..
I was delightfully surprised by just how great Avatar turned out to be. I was put off by the ugly alien creature in the poster image, but once the aliens showed up in the film, they were quite fun. There are a few spots where the director allowed gosh-wow CGI to intrude on the story, but mostly the CGI is invisible -- you know it's there because the creatures and world they show simply do not exist on Earth, but what you see is quite realistic within its realm.Th..