Sunday, February 7, 2010

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Perhaps the most amusing and even perhaps the most accurate analysis of Avatar yet.  To say the least, the casting of Zoe Saldana was not accidental. 
"When we would draw Neytiri and she had fins on her back and gills and all kinds of weird protuberances and so on in odd places, the question was, well, would you want to do her? No? OK, let's back off from that." -- James Cameron

And the Na'vi sparkle. Or rather, they have bioluminescent spots that light up and dance and look all magical and nightlighty and tasty. Do you know what else sparkles? Another creature we've excessively fetishized like drunk cheerleaders on meth lately? That's right: vapid teen vampires.

HT to Wayne Norman via FB.

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