Avatar (2009) James Cameron Science Fiction Thriller Movie Review

James Cameron’s got some big shoes to fill: his own! Having steered the mighty Titanic to box-office and Academy Award glory over a decade ago, the self-styled “king of the world” is unleashing an epic sci-fi saga that fuses his vivid imagination to mind-boggling cinema technology. Is Avatar about to change the movies? Has Cameron managed to defy (already high) expectations once again…or, are his fans about to turn on him with all the hatriolic fury of a prequel-trilogy-bashing Star Wars junkie? Let’s turn to Movie Irv for his verdict: