Comic Riffs: Avatar

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 05/13/2012

‘AVENGERS’ WINS 2nd RECORD WEEKEND: Marvel film tops $1B globally

The Disney/Marvel blockbuster sets record by grossing $103.2-million domestically in second weekend, breaking “Avatar’s mark. The superhero film also tops $1-billion globally Sunday.

By Michael Cavna  |  12:14 PM ET, 05/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  marvel's the avengers, avatar, dark shadows

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 10/27/2010

James and the Giant Addiction: Cameron announces 'AVATAR' 2 & 3

Mission: Intervention, we are sad to announce, has failed. James Cameron -- aka The Avatar Addict -- has now decided that his next two films will be "Avatars" 2 and 3, 20th Century Fox -- aka The Great Enabler...

By Michael Cavna  |  09:34 AM ET, 10/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Geek Buzz, Geek Buzz | Tags:  Avatar, James Cameron

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 10/06/2010

The Rant: Yet more 'AVATAR'? Stop James Cameron before he thrills again!

I was hoping it wouldn't come to this, but James Cameron -- well, James Cameron must be stopped. If not for his own safety, then at least for ours. Don't get me wrong: Cameron is cinematic royalty, king of...

By Michael Cavna  |  11:30 AM ET, 10/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Rants, The Rants | Tags:  Avatar, CGI and performance capture, James Cameron, Jon Landau

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 03/01/2010

THE OSCARS RANT: Sure, 'Avatar' is art -- but is it animation?

It's a distinction you will little find elsewhere -- but perhaps one that will soon force rule changes for the assorted Hollywood awardgasms. With the Oscars less than a week away -- and with "Avatar" and "Up" both poised...

By Michael Cavna  |  09:35 AM ET, 03/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Holly Word, The Holly Word | Tags:  Academy Awards, Avatar, Disney/Pixar's Up, James Cameron, Jon Landau, Visual Effect Society honors