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    idea Is Avatar a subtle parody of environmentalist wackos?

    I saw it today, and needless to say it was utter crap aside from the special effects - easily the worst film I've seen since 2009. Basically it's just a high-budget action film with an environmentalist theme, which was so stupid that it almost sounded like Glenn Beck doing a parody of environmentalists.
    (ex. The guys whine that humans don't respect life, but turn traitor and murder their fellow Marines in cold blood just to protect a magical tree which is basically the alien equivalent of the Internet).


    But then I got to thinking. The film was produced by NewsCorp (Rupert Murdoch, Fox News), so what if the film was actually a very subtle parody of environmentalists. I mean as stupid as PETArds are, I find it hard to believe that they would make a film this stupid, or that NewsCorp even would release it - unless it was intended as a parody all along.

    If so, then this might be the only redeeming value for this pile of no-talent garbage. Discuss.

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    Re: Is Avatar a subtle parody of environmentalist wackos?

    Quote Originally Posted by Toothpicvic View Post
    I saw it today, and needless to say it was utter crap aside from the special effects - easily the worst film I've seen since 2009. Basically it's just a high-budget action film with an environmentalist theme, which was so stupid that it almost sounded like Glenn Beck doing a parody of environmentalists.
    (ex. The guys whine that humans don't respect life, but turn traitor and murder their fellow Marines in cold blood just to protect a magical tree which is basically the alien equivalent of the Internet).


    But then I got to thinking. The film was produced by NewsCorp (Rupert Murdoch, Fox News), so what if the film was actually a very subtle parody of environmentalists. I mean as stupid as PETArds are, I find it hard to believe that they would make a film this stupid, or that NewsCorp even would release it - unless it was intended as a parody all along.

    If so, then this might be the only redeeming value for this pile of no-talent garbage. Discuss.
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    Re: Is Avatar a subtle parody of environmentalist wackos?

    Quote Originally Posted by spud_meister View Post
    it was simply a pocahontas remake






    BTW, seen Last Samurai? Same basic plot but a much better film. Avatar should be nominated for a Razzie, not an Oscar.
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    Re: Is Avatar a subtle parody of environmentalist wackos?

    According to what I've heard of it, yeah it is.

    The Last Samurai is one of my favorite movies though.

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    Re: Is Avatar a subtle parody of environmentalist wackos?

    Yeah, this story has been done a hundred times before, and much better. It's also "Dances with Wolves" and even "Ferngully."

    To suddenly now to try to read something really political into it is silly. All Cameron really cared about was making money.

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    Re: Is Avatar a subtle parody of environmentalist wackos?

    Quote Originally Posted by Toothpicvic on Avatar View Post
    The guys whine that humans don't respect life, but turn traitor and murder their fellow Marines in cold blood just to protect a magical tree which is basically the alien equivalent of the Internet.
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    Re: Is Avatar a subtle parody of environmentalist wackos?

    What we aren't seeing is Avatar 2 where the humans are now PO'd and return with overwhelming force and agent orange.

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    Re: Is Avatar a subtle parody of environmentalist wackos?

    Quote Originally Posted by Toothpicvic View Post


    BTW, seen Last Samurai? Same basic plot but a much better film. Avatar should be nominated for a Razzie, not an Oscar.
    An even more recent movie comparison is "Dances with Wolves" - one of only a handful of Costner movies worth the admission, though the Pocahontas was dead on....
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    Re: Is Avatar a subtle parody of environmentalist wackos?

    I haven't seen it. Someone here said it was going to be a big bust.

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    Re: Is Avatar a subtle parody of environmentalist wackos?

    No, it's worshipping at the altar of political correctness.

    It's Little Big Man Dancing With Wolves on Water World.

    It's BORING!

    Ohmigod! That was one of the most boring movies ever, second only to Titanic. Doesn't James Cameron have any idea how to pace a film so it remains both interesting and fresh?

    And, no, there was nothing subtle about Avatar. It even had Sigourny Weaver, when she was playing her PMS Bitch role in the beginning, smoking a cigarette just to make sure the audience knew that she was supposed to be an "Unpleasant Character". Any parody of any Leftist group perceived in that film was unintentional.

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