Avatar | reviewed by: Jeremy Frost | December 8, 2011
entertainment value
While not a perfect film, Avatar is one the best Sci-fi films released in the last decade. Visually stunning & creatively crafted.
genre Adventure | Action | Sci-Fi
synopsis Avatar is set in the mid-22nd century, at a time when humans have depleted Earth's resources, and are mining lucrative unobtanium on Pandora, a lush moon in the Alpha Centauri star system. When his twin brother dies, disabled Marine Jake Sully travels to Pandora in his place to become an Avatar, an alien-human hybrid body electronically linked to a genetically matched human, to integrate himself with the native Na'vi and help the mining effort. But he finds himself caught in between an interstellar conflict after falling for Na'vi warrior Neytiri.
lead actors Stephen Lang | Sigourney Weaver | Zoe Saldana | Sam Worthington | Michelle Rodriguez | Joel Moore | Giovanni Ribisi | CCH Pounder | Laz Alonso | Wes Studi | Dileep Rao | Matt Gerald | Dean Knowsley
director James Cameron