20 minutes of Avatar footage screened at Comic-Con

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by chrisspringob, Jul 24, 2009.

  1. chrisspringob

    chrisspringob Commodore Commodore

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    AICN's Quint describes it here (spoilers, obviously):

    http://www.aintitcool.com/node/41793

    Someone posting on another messageboard said it was announced that Fox is planning to show 15 minutes of footage for free at 3d IMAX theaters around the world on August 21st. I'm looking for confirmation on that though.

    EDIT: Yes, it's been confirmed here:

    http://www.empireonline.com/news/story.asp?NID=25400

     
  2. Kelso

    Kelso Vice Admiral Admiral

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    When are we getting a freakin' trailer?
     
  3. Anwar

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    Nuts, I was hoping this had to do with the Live-action Avatar film (you know, the Nick cartoon)...
     
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    That's disappointing. Normally, I wouldn't give a shit and just expect an amazing Cameron film. But it seems as though the entire story may be built around accepting the technology. I hope I'm wrong though. I hope the story stands on its own and allows the audience to stop caring whether the CGI is real or not.
     
  5. Kelthaz

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    Yeah, me too. I'm looking forward to Cameron's film, but it's nothing compared to The Last Airbender.
     
  6. CommodoreKong

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    Wow at E3 James Cameron spent 20 minutes talking about Avatar and the Avatar game without showing a trailer for the movie or game, he must of gave a 2 or 3 hour speech before they rolled the footage at Comic-Con.
     
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  8. chrisspringob

    chrisspringob Commodore Commodore

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    August 21st, the same day that they'll be screening the 15 min. of footage around the world:

    http://www.comingsoon.net/news/avatarnews.php?id=57438

    To be fair, Quint's take was one of the more skeptical I've seen. Most people who saw it (at least, based on online reaction) said they were blown away:

    http://au.movies.ign.com/articles/100/1005883p1.html

    Also, we now have an official website:

    http://www.avatarmovie.com/
     
  9. Anwar

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    The movie's about Nightcrawler?