Avatar: mini review

While I still have it in mind, Melissa and I watched Avatar this week and we thoroughly enjoyed it. I’ve heard great things and I’ve heard bad things, so where as someone who saw it during the hype may not have been as thrilled with the movie (as many people with extremely high expectations tend to sour on something if it does not meet the expectations that are set by the highly set word of mouth) but a week after the Earth Day DVD release. I didn’t even buy the movie. I am choosen to wait for the major release with all of the fun behind the scenes things (which should be coming out later this year). My Mother purchased the movie and I decided to borrow it.

We started watching Avatar on Wednesday and were quickly taken to Pandora. The photo realistic CGI was flawless. The story may have been a rehash of the John Smith/Pocahantas story, but told fresh and from a different perspective. I think the real prize with this movie is the amazing special effects. According to the IMDB.com trivia page for Avatar says that “The movie is 40% live action and 60% photo-realistic CGI.” I highly recommend simply seeing this movie. There is no real need to see it 3-D or on IMAX, but I’m sure that would also help with the complete experience, but I was fine watching on my 40 inch screen at home, glued to my seat!

Anyway, tell me what you think. Agree disagree, doesn’t matter. Leave comments.


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Marcos Cosme has had a love for writing and film since he was little. By combing those two passions, he started studying film early on in Middle School and High School writing screenplays and working in his High School television production studio. When it came time for college he decided to pursue a bachelors in Electronic Film making from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Marcos continues to be an avid watcher of movies and scripted television series, although he does, on occasion, watch some reality shows. He has watched hundreds of movies during the course of his life and has worked in various roles on small independent film projects, including writing, producing and directing. In his spare time Marcos loves to write screenplays, read books, contribute articles, blogs and reviews on various topics including (but obviously not limited to) movies, television, books, and wrestling; just to name a few. He is a Rabbit aficionado (he has a dwarf rabbit named Peanut-who is the logo of Cos' Blog) and is a Golden Retriever connoisseur (he has two Goldens named Cassie and Chloe). He also love to spend time with his wife and as of July of 2015 they welcomed their first child, Miles, who can occasionally be seen on the blog.

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