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In Film (and All Art) Bold is Beautiful; Boring Isn’t

I can't be a movie theatre zombie. I can't just sit there and accept average. I want a film to swell up some sort of feelings, make me question what I’ve seen, think about things on a larger scale or go for a far flung freaking mind trip.

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The Five Games That Actually Should Be on the Nintendo 3DS

What 3-D is good for is salaciousness and action, some things that the crop of 3-D games launched with the 3DS are largely bereft of.

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25 May 2011 // 6:29 AM

‘Avatar’ sequels get set for production

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. — Over the din of buzz saws and beeping forklifts, producer Jon Landau can barely contain his excitement as he strides into a 4

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More remakes, sequels, and superhero movies ahead.

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4 Feb 2010 // 7:00 AM

3-D is helping brighten the picture for once-troubled Imax

LOS ANGELES — When director James Cameron wanted to give fans a glimpse of his 3-D epic “Avatar” last summer, he opted to show the first 15

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Apologies to James Cameron: ‘Avatar’ a Sign of Changing Cinema

'Avatar' is pop culture at its most popular. It captured the world immediately, and I never saw it coming. I predicted all hype but didn't think Cameron could do it. Again.

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It’s Pandoramonium: ‘Avatar’ the latest to name-check mythology’s notorious box-opener

As long as you’re tall and blue and no American military types are trying to blast you out of your homeland, Pandora is a

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6 Jan 2010 // 11:00 AM

Gunning for Cameron: ‘Avatar’ arouses conservatives’ ire

LOS ANGELES — It’s no secret that “Avatar” has been stunningly successful on nearly every front. The James Cameron-directed sci-fi epic is already the fourth-highest-grossing

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With ‘Avatar,’ can James Cameron break his own box-office record?

LOS ANGELES — Maybe James Cameron really is the king of the world after all. A dozen years after the director of “Titanic” made that famous

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Peaceful warriors, just plain warriors and the complex ‘Locker’ in between

“I face the world as it is,” President Barack Obama said this month, accepting the Nobel Peace Prize, “and cannot stand idle in the face

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31 Dec 2009 // 6:01 AM

Like it or loathe it, the new year in movies will be dominated by one thing: 3-D. The runaway success of James Cameron’s sci-fi

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5 Feb 2009 // 6:05 AM

DreamWorks’ Jeffrey Katzenberg (Charles Fox/Philadelphia Inquirer/MCT) Moviegoers, adjust your eyeglasses for what Hollywood gamblers bet is the next revolution in film: digital 3-D.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - In the movie theater of the near future, the big attraction may not be a movie. How about a front-row seat

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24 Aug 2006 // 12:00 AM

Comets on Fire: Avatar

On their latest album, the members of Comets on Fire refine their psychedelic rock by showing a softer side without neglecting the groovy freakouts for which they earned their fame.

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//Mixed media

Incubus Flies High and Left of the Flock at the Santa Barbara Bowl

// Notes from the Road

"Brandon Boyd’s wide-ranging metaphysical interests have long given Incubus a deeper thematic subtext than many of their alt-rock peers, so it’s no wonder the band is approaching their 25th anniversary next year.

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