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Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Avatar The Movie


If you are not planning on seeing Avatar, change your mind. I saw the 3-D version and it was one of the most visually spectacular movies I have ever seen. The plot was pretty much standard cowboys and Indians. It would still be fun to see with out the amazing visuals but frankly the special effects and cinematography are the true stars of the movie.

The 3-D wasn’t over done. I was a bit apprehensive thinking they would have a lot of cutesy effects causing the audience to drop and duck. The 3-D effects fit well with the theme. I was surprised that there was a $3.00 surcharge for seeing a 3-D movie. That translated into $36.00 of tickets for our multigenerational 3 threesome. Both my grandson and I got age related discounts and it was still $36 for three tickets. If that is going to be the norm for 3-D movies then they are never going to gain the popularity that they hope to get. The 3-D effects were nice but if I had known prior to reaching the ticket window I would not have paid the difference.

All in all, it was an entertaining movie with the oohs and ahhs being for the effects rather than the story. I would suggest that you might even enjoy it even if you don’t care for scifi.

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