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  • Avatar

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    are valued by the culture they originated from. The movie Avatar is a modern myth, its popularity stemming from the inspiration it draws from familiar and widespread themes found in classical myths. Avatar reuses and refreshes these themes for current audiences. Ancient stories such as those of Icarus, Prometheus, Gilgamesh, and Hercules, as well as contemporary issues, represent many of the same themes that are revealed in Avatar. Avatar is the story of Jake Sully, a paraplegic marine that is sent

  • Essay On The Movie Avatar

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    I watched the film Avatar directed by James Cameron. The main actors in the movie are Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana and Sigourney Weaver. Set on the planet Pandora, Avatar is a sci-fi story of a mercenary-backed corporation’s attempt to steal and mine the land where humanoid aliens known as the Na’vi live. Avatar’s plot is about a disabled ex-marine named Jake Sully who finds life on the planet Pandora, only to find him battling mankind with the planet’s Na’vi race. Jake is sent to learn their ways

  • Essay On Avatar

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    In many ways, James Cameron’s Avatar closely resembles the common, safe “top-echelon” blockbuster described by David A. Cook in “Formative Industry Trends” (347). The film is definitely high concept; the plot is simple and easy to describe, is multi-genre, and relies on spectacle. It also featured saturation marketing, as was described by Jesse Algeron Rhines in “Blockbusters and Independents: 1975 to the Present” (414). There are Avatar books, video games, action figures, postage stamps, and even

  • Is Avatar A Blockbuster

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    It would be an understatement to say that James Cameron’s 2009 epic science fiction film, Avatar, was a blockbuster. Not only did it end up making the most money at the box office than any movie ever made in the history of film, but it also pushed new boundaries for film technology, especially with being a 3d film, which in turn caused it tone of the most discussed films of the year. It really reflected the true essence of what a blockbuster is, based on its approach towards the special effects of

  • Avatar Analysis

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    science fiction film, Avatar, sets a plot of a human organization, Resources Development Administration (RDA), attempting to mine a mineral, Unobatanium, found on a jungle moon known as Pandora. The purpose of mining was to find alternative resources to solve energy crisis as Earth’s resources were severely depleted by 2154. The mining activity extended to the village of Na'vi, an indigenous group living in an area called Hometree. Jake, a paraplegic marine, is enlisted in the Avatar program. He successfully

  • Parallels of Imperialism and Opression in Avatar

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    Parallels of Imperialism and Opression in Avatar Set on the planet Pandora, Avatar is a science-fiction story of a money-hungry corporation’s attempt to conquer and excavate the land of humanoids known as Na’Vi. Jake Sully is a paraplegic, who is sent to space to complete his deceased brother’s mission because they share the same genome, which is necessary to navigate the expensive avatar that had already been cloned. We learn that the avatar is basically a mind-transporter used to be a part

  • Analysis Of The Movie Avatar

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    After watching Avatar, I had the same feeling as I saw Star War. The movie "Avatar" is directed by James Cameron, who has directing talent. He was the father of the film series belongs whose name was in cinema productions, such as Terminator, Alien, True Lies, and especially the Titanic. Investment funding for Avatar was estimated 285 million dollars, the biggest cost in the history of world cinema has ever known. "Avatar" is not only worth seeing but also deserve better praises with the most enthusiasm

  • Avatar Movie Analysis

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    Avatar Avatar takes place on Pandora, a habitable moon of a gas planet in the Alpha Centauri star system. The Humans are in the middle of the twenty-second century and their planet is dying. In order to try to save their dying planet, the humans are mining unobtainium for cheap energy. In this movie we see the social conflict that arises from the clashing cultures of two different humanoid races. The main character Jake sully is a paraplegic former marine who ends up coming to Pandora to take his

  • Avatar effects on adolescents

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    increased over the years and can result in positive and negative effects in adolescence development. Some of these technological venues allow adolescents to create avatars. As Daniela Villani explains, “an avatar is a graphic representation that is personified by a technology venue and includes a picture of a cartoonish character". The avatars are becoming a major tool for helping adolescent’s development with realizing his or her self-image, learning communication and interaction skills, and helps with

  • Theme Of Alienation In Avatar

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    The film Avatar, directed by James Cameron is a twenty-first century example of the portrayal of the prevalence of alienation in culturally significant media. One may assume that Avatar, is just a film and the story should be taken for nothing more than entertainment value but the thematic implications in the film hold a greater importance . The narrative framework, presents a telling reflection of the collective cultural views of society, revealing anxieties and fears about economic relations