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Old 03-04-2010, 01:49 PM
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I'm not really a fan personally, I saw it once when it came out and that was enough for me. Not terrible mind you, just not for me.
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Old 03-04-2010, 06:55 PM
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I couldn't believe when the ship went down at the end!!!!!
I saw it coming....
That engineer was TOO Cocky...God didn't have to sink your ship...did a good job yourself.
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Old 03-05-2010, 08:05 AM
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That engineer was TOO Cocky...God didn't have to sink your ship...did a good job yourself.
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Old 03-05-2010, 09:49 AM
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Captain of the Titanic.....because your only purpose in life may be simply to serve as a warning for others.
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Old 03-05-2010, 06:42 PM
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It's tough to pick between the two for me. I did see Titanic three times in theaters and Avatar only once, but that doesn't really mean much. It will take quite a few more viewings of Avatar before I can truly compare the two.
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Old 03-05-2010, 06:45 PM
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I thought Titanic was a good movie (Cameron rarely if ever fails in the entertainment department), but just not my cuppa for repeat viewing.

Avatar, on the other hand? Yeah, I'll be snagging that up on Blu-Ray the day it hits.
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Old 03-05-2010, 06:47 PM
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For some reason, the Avatarmania didn't seem as visible as the Titanicmania... I mean Titanic was on the news constantly with all the repeat viewing insanity. Avatar's record breaking seemed quite ho-hum to me in terms of coverage.
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Old 03-05-2010, 11:24 PM
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I thought Titanic was a good movie (Cameron rarely if ever fails in the entertainment department), but just not my cuppa for repeat viewing.

Avatar, on the other hand? Yeah, I'll be snagging that up on Blu-Ray the day it hits.
Well Cameron himself admits that he always goes for the mainstream audience and works as hard as he can to deliver a film for them, he's not that interested in going off on an indie tangent because it's not him.

That he has a skill for playing to that mainstream is pretty self-evident though!!
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Old 03-05-2010, 11:28 PM
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For some reason, the Avatarmania didn't seem as visible as the Titanicmania... I mean Titanic was on the news constantly with all the repeat viewing insanity. Avatar's record breaking seemed quite ho-hum to me in terms of coverage.
That's kinda interesting as well - for all the pre-release internet frenzy that the film would be a huge flop and would kill Camerons career because of it's sheer profligacy, they all seem fairly silent now that it's not crashed and burned.

Also what seems so interesting is that while it's now sitting on having earned $2.5 billlion, it's done it in less than 80 days and it's just done it so completely effortlessly it's pretty amazing.

It's like it wasn't even a struggle remotely - makes you wonder how other mainstream blockbusters fizzle out with grosses nowhere near that amount of box office.
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Old 03-05-2010, 11:38 PM
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It was brilliant Avatar I think it will emerge as one of the greatest films ever made
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