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March 7th, 2010

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08:59 pm
It is a travesty that:
1) Avatar -- a retread of "Dances with Wolves" -- is being considered for Best Picture.
2) A Harry Potter film is considered possibly the best cinematography this year.

It is mildly better that a Pixar film is being considered for Best Picture, but this isn't the year for it.

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Date:March 8th, 2010 05:04 am (UTC)
I agree with you on all points.
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Date:March 8th, 2010 05:07 am (UTC)

that said, i fucking loved avatar & am pleased it's getting recognition. the storyline was lame, sure - but it was completely gorgeous, drew me in, & i'd like other Big Movie Guys to be encouraged to spend as much in the future to create new worlds with movies & fancy glasses.

also i'm getting a toruk tattoo :D :D :D
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Date:March 8th, 2010 06:03 am (UTC)
"Pocahontas" is a close one too, but I think "Dances with Wolves" is a better fit. It's been compared to "Dune" too, but that doesn't fit anywhere near as well.

I agree in the sense that it was good sci-fi and CGI. Oh, and Sigourney Weaver.
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Date:April 19th, 2010 06:36 pm (UTC)
i keep calling it dances with space cats and the girls get all maaaad.
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Date:April 20th, 2010 01:54 am (UTC)
Dances with Space Cats does have a ring to it! I like it!

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