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Avatar: The Way of Water is About Training New Creatures

We’ve got another Avatar: The Way of Water trailer and it still looks pretty darn pretty. The story continues to be fleshed out a bit more. We’ve got a battle with humans, and an attempt to hang out with new, water Na’vi. But mostly it seems to be about training to ride water creatures. The first movie was about training to ride air creatures.

I think I know what the third movie is going to be about…

The movie looks fine. The digital effects look top notch, so much so that I’m considering going to see this movie in IMAX or at some other fancy theater. I probably should, right? Get that quality digital screen. Wherever I see it, Avatar the Way of Water should be a hoot.

The movie comes out on Dec. 16.


Avatar: The Way of Water Sure is Something

What are we supposed to make out of Avatar: The Way of Water? It’s often been remarked that the first Avatar film, despite being the highest grossing movie of all time, has absolutely zero cultural impact. We all recognize those tall, blue aliens, but do they mean anything to us? Do we remember any of their names? Or their lore? I think their only real impact was kicking off an era of horrible, forced 3D in movies.

Will The Way of Water lead to a resurgence of that horror? I guess we’ll find out!

The trailer looks great, so at least there’s that. But then I’m a dummy who can’t really tell the difference between very good CGI and great CGI. So yeah, it all looks great. It all looks pretty. But we don’t really know the story yet. Is it going to be as predictable and done-before as the first Avatar movie? Are the water Na’vi gonna be able to carry a movie?

We’ll find out when Avatar: The Way of Water comes to theaters on Dec. 16.


Avatar: The Way of Water is So Real There’s an Actual Trailer

One of the biggest reveals from the new Doctor Strange movie was the trailer for the first sequel to Avatar. I’m as shocked as anyone that this movie is actually coming out. I’ve always found it rather funny that Avatar was the highest grossing movie of all time for a long time, yet it left next to no cultural footprint. And then director James Cameron kept promising half a dozen sequels, adding to the joke.

But here’s our first look at Avatar: The Way of Water.

So I guess all the big blue alien people are gonna go swimming this time around? They spent a lot of the first movie flying. So why not spend some movie swimming? And they’ll do it in 3D! And then we’ll all have to live with a return of crappy 3D movies. Doctor Strange 2 had a 3D showing in my theater this past weekend. What’s up with that?!

Avatar: The Way of Water comes out on Dec. 16.


Avatar: The Last Airbender is, Honestly, the Best Cartoon of All Time

So, Avatar: The Last Airbender came to Netflix a couple weeks ago and everybody is either discovering or re-discovering it’s awesomeness. I don’t have time to watch the whole series again — though I should probably make time — so I’m just going to settle for the new Honest Trailer.

Man, that really was a great show. I should make time to watch it again.


First Trailer for Legend of Korra Season 3!

Sadly, this is just a wordless teaser trailer, so we can’t much tell what the heck is going on…and there is surprisingly little Korra.

But who’s complaining? Bring on Season 3! Though if I’m being completely honest with myself and you, my loyal Internet readers, I’ve mostly been let down with Legend of Korra as a whole. It’s a fine show, I suppose, but it comes up lacking in probably every comparison to The Last Airbender. I’m also disappointed that the entire show isn’t more serialized. Each season is, sure, but Last Airbender was a three-season epic quest to save the world. In Legend of Korra, the bad guys politely wait their turn for each season.

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