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'Avatar' Makes 'Titanic' Look Like a Picnic

September 09, 2008 05:16:23 GMT

Academy Award-winning director James Cameron compared his forthcoming 3-D epic with his awards-winning 1997 film 'Titanic'.


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Hypening up the excitement for his latest feature film project "Avatar", director James Cameron talked about what he thinks of the sci-fi thriller movie by comparing it to his previous prominent work, "Titanic". During an interview in Los Angeles, he revealed as quoted by Andrea Baillie of The Canadian Press, "It makes Titanic look like a picnic."

Working on the film using the blending of live-action photography and new virtual photorealistic production techniques, Cameron further confessed, "It's simultaneously the most vexing and the most rewarding type of production that I've done yet." On the new filming techniques, he commented, "It's this form of pure creation where...if you want to move a tree or a mountain or the sky or change the time of day, you have complete control over the elements and the production design."

On other "Avatar" report, MarketSaw has obtained and posted a series of photos from the set of the movie. The site also gave out thorough explanation about the images by pointing out several interesting suggestion about the pictures.

Filmed in 3-D, "Avatar" is a 20th Century Fox flick about a paralyzed ex-marine named Jake Sully who unwillingly undergoes an experiment to be an avatar, a combination between alien and human. Starring Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver and Michelle Rodriguez, it is expected to hit theaters on December 18, 2009.

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