am i the only person who thinks avatar is over rated

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  1. secretsauce
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    when avatar came out, all my friends went and saw it, they were telling me how great it was, and its there new favourite movie and the 3d was amazing, i went to watch it and the 3d "awe" wore off in about twenty minutes, and it wasn't a fantastic movie, now dont get me wrong, i liked the movie, but its just nothing like "the shawshank redemption" but maybe im alone
     
  2. secretsauce
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    the story felt very stretched
     
  3. Raika

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    I haven't watched it yet. My school is going crazy about it...
    "ZOMG HAV JOO SEEN AVUTAR EET'S TEH 1337 MOST AWESUMOUS MOVEE OF ALL TIEM!!!"
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    From their responses I deduced that it was not worth watching.
     
  4. Hadrian

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    As tedious and over long as Titanic. This was supposed to be the film that made 3D worthwhile and to me the effect was just nice. Not worth the extra money to see it nice just nice.

    Certainly nowhere near as good as his own two Terminator, Aliens or even Abyss films.
     
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  6. Mantis41

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    I actually preferred how to train your dragon.

    I tend to treat movies like an amusement park ride. If I want something intellectual I'd rather read a book, that way I can take it at my own pace rather than have it uncomfortably rammed down my throat. I go to movies for the whiz, bang effect and on that Avatar defiantly delivered.
     
  7. TrolleyDave

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    I haven't managed to make it through a whole sitting yet. I've tried watching it a few times but get bored about an hour in. I really didn't find the CGI all that great either. I haven't watched it in 3D, but I really don't think that'll improve the story. lol
     
  8. Rayder

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    The only thing I thought was good about Avatar was the special effects. I didn't care either way about the lizard-smurfs or the humans, I only really payed attention to all the eye-candy because the story was boring and unoriginal.

    I can only speculate that the quality of the 3D effects was why the movie did so well in the box office. That's the only aspect of the movie I haven't seen myself, and that's only because I'm blind in one eye, but otherwise, I really didn't see anything all that special about the movie beyond the CGI.

    I kind of agree with what someone else said; Kinda tired of hearing about it. Tired of hearing about Twilight too. Tired of a lot of things actually....
     
  9. prowler

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    When reading the topics title, I thought you was going to be bitching on someone's avatar.
     
  10. Veho

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    Me too, and when I opened the thread and saw OP had no avatar I was all like "hey, man, you don't even have an avatar, man."
     
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    Avatar is the best movie in the world.
     
  13. prowler

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    I fix'd that for you.
     
  14. geoflcl

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    Oh, the movie's okay, but it's definitely overrated. But that's because Avatar is an excellent showcase of all the things that you can put into a movie to make idiots who've never heard of the word "plot" flock to the movie theater.

    "WHOAMIGAWD, WE GOTSTA SEE CLASH O DA TITANS CUZ ITS GOT CRAZY MONSTERS AND 3D AND EPIC BEARDED GUYS SAYIN "RELEEZ DA KRAKKEN" "

    "WHOAMIGAWD, WE GOTSTA SEE NIGHTMAREZ ON ELM ZTREETZ CUZ ITS A FUGGIN SCAAAARY MOVEHH WIT LOTSA GOREZ AND SHAKEY CAMERA EFFEKS"

    "WHOAHIGAWD, WE GOTSTA SEE NINJA ASSASIN CUZ ITS GOT NINJAS AND ASSASINS AND ASPLOSIONS AND FLIPS AND SHIT"

    "WHOAMIGAWD, WE GOTSTA SEE... Wait a minute... Why the hell would we see "Up"? It doesn't have any of that stuff. La-a-ame."
     
  15. prowler

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    Fuuuuck, that movie was epic.
    I nearly cried

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  16. Slyakin

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    Fix'd again.
     
  17. Veho

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    I don't think "overrated" means what you think it means.
     
  18. secretsauce
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    i loved up, it was short sweet and funny, avatar was just too long and didnt have enough of a story to keep me interested,and im sick of hearing about it, and im sick of people telling me they see me