But is it better than 'The Phantom Menace'?
Since 'Titanic' came out in 1997, great advances have been made in visual-effects technology. But not so in treacly end-credits love balladry.
"The animations are stiff and awkward. The camera, particularly in the melee combat, is unsteady enough to be disorienting and perhaps even nauseating."
"I'm a little less of the opinion that 'Avatar' is a game-changer."
Once you figure out how to install the software, that is.
“If everybody was just sort of praising it too much right now, that would make me even more nervous.”
Prepare for an assault on your senses.
Plus: 'Titanic' was basically just an excuse for James Cameron to get free scuba lessons.
Imagine if the critics at the 'Telegraph' had seen more than fifteen minutes of it!
We never thought of 'Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakuel' as a super-secret weapon ... until now.
See the shaky, camera-phoned new 'Avatar' trailer!
Plus: James Cameron! Antony Yelchin! Barry Manilow!
"Who the hell wants 'The Clone Wars: Thundercats'?"
SpoutBlog has compiled a pretty spot-on list of the "10 Movies Avatar Unfortunately Resembles."