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Film digs in to mine: 'Red Gold' looks at issues surrounding Pebble

...real-life, Alaskan version of the motion-picture phenomenon "Avatar." While "Red Gold" does not take place in space, but rather...inhospitable place to have a mine." "Red Gold," unlike "Avatar," really tries to show different perspectives on the controversial...

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Refuge Notebook: Lessons from across the Pacific

...China's most famous National Park, Zhangjiajie - the site of James Cameron's fictional planet "Pandora" in the movie Avatar - visitors are not allowed to walk off paved trails, camping is prohibited, and vendors line rest areas to capitalize on nature-seeking...

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Outdoors
In the Blood

Opens Friday, Apr 4, 2014 Synopsis: Haywire's Gina Carano stars in this action thriller in the mold of Taken from director John Stockwell. The plot details a nightmare vacation when a woman (Carano) loses her husband to kidnappers and won't stop until they pay for the crime. Danny Trejo plays the film's villain, Big Biz, with Avatar's Stephen Lang leading the rest of the starring cast. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Gina Carano, Danny Trejo, Stephen Lang Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Movie review: 'Epic' has big fun on a small scale

...film as ecology-lite, and that's pretty much right on the money. Unlike heavy hitters like "An Inconvenient Truth," "Avatar," or even "Ferngully," "Epic" only pretends at having an ecological message. In fact, other than "friends stick together...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2013-05-29/movie-review-epic-has-
Arts & Entertainment
Movie review: 'Gravity' leaves reviewer clinging to the edge of his seat

...Alfonso Cuaron achieves a remarkable level of realism, realism that wasn't even possible a few years ago. It wasn't until "Avatar" and the new technology spearheaded by James Cameron, that the possibility of "Gravity" became a reality. It may seem like...

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Arts & Entertainment
Gulliver travels to the 3-D dimension

...for the past six or seven years, but with James Cameron's "Avatar" hitting at the end of 2009, the floodgates were open. 2010...all the hoopla? I honestly can't say for sure. I hear "Avatar" was pretty cool in 3D, and I've heard that it helped...

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Internet buzz: Second Life more a link to mid-life crisis

...in the real world. Alter's article was so compelling, I decided to try Second Life for myself. I made myself a generic avatar and set off in search of adventure. After three hours I quickly understood why people use this game for infidelity and cybersex...

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'Skyline': The FX nerds shall inherit the Earth

...directors, Colin and Greg Straus, are, in fact visual effects designers. Good ones, too. They worked on everything from "Avatar" to "Titanic," so it's no wonder that the FX in "Skyline" are pretty incredible. The aliens are scary, and best of...

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'Pirates' back for a swashbucking good time

...could do without that. These additional prices are also creating confusion when judging the relative success of a film. "Avatar," for example, is now the highest money maker in the history of film, but I'm not sure how that equates to actual tickets...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/052611/pul_835314642.shtml
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2009 on the silver screen: the best and the worst

...achievements aside from James Cameron's "Avatar," and that was more a technical triumph...the charts. The previously mentioned "Avatar," as well as "District 9," "The...the ending in the first five minutes. "Avatar" I really, really enjoyed this film...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/011410/pul_549125092.shtml

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