Comic Riffs: Jon Landau

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