(Extended Collector's Edition Cut - DVD)
It's a good-looking film undermined throughout by clumsy, infantile 'eco-messaging' and anti war propaganda. Cameron clearly believes his own myth - his ego has now reached the point of hubris, which in turn lends his awkward directorial and authorial posturing a certain element of farce.
is wonder, even in ye olde
2D. It looks terrific. The animation and SFX are top-notch and pure weapons-grade Cameron. The characters are also, sadly vintage Cameron and also resolutely 2D. One can only imagine Sigorney Weaver signed up to collect the pay cheque; she won't be winning any awards for her 'acting' in this picture. The rest of the cast are entirely forgettable.
Shortly after the filming of Avatar
multimillionaires Cameron and Weaver decamped to Patagonia, South America to engage in some eco-protesting of their own
. Says it all, really.6.5/10