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    Avatar: the last airbender teaser Trailer HD

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JPPWi_yoze8

    shyamalan is directing this!
    I really hope this is going to be good!
    I can't wait for it!

    Sorry if you guys have seen it already


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    lol Shyamalan is directing Avatar? I wonder what the twist will be... 0.o;; Either way, it looks pretty good.
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    Woww that's for the heads up. I love the series. Hope the movie will be good too.

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    Doesn't really show much to be excited about. After the failure on Dragon Ball Evolution I am sure I will sit back until the reviews are rolling in.

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    I like that they've found an unknown karate kid to play aang, I just hope they stay true to the quirky, extreme death-dance like action style of the series, and don't go too jet li/ close in shots of body parts flailing so it kind of looks like they're doing something, which is usually how it turns out.

    haha, M. Night Shyamalan's imdb ratings for the last 6 films: (out of 10)

    8.9 - 1999
    7.3 - 2000
    6.9 - 2002
    6.6 - 2004
    5.9 - 2006
    5.2 - 2008
    ??? - 2010

    Oh dear.

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    Shyamalan is directing this?
    6 years ago that would have sounded like music to my ears, but his latest films have been... not so good :/

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    This time the story/concept isn't really his.

    There's hope.
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    Given his casting choices, meh. I can't say I'm horribly excited for this one. I love the show and whatnot, but it seems like they're heading down the winding path that leads to Failsville: population... the rest of his recent movies.

    They only recently replaced Jesse McCartney with Dev Patel from Slumdog Millionaire for Zukko (http://hollywoodinsider.ew.com/2009/...tel-repla.html), and they have Jackson Rathbone (had to look him up when I first read it, one of the dudes from Twilight) as Sokka. They might make it work, but right now it's looking pretty grim.

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    Suddenly they were driven crazy by tree pheromones, then they found out that the avatar universe was in a nature reserve!

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    Yeah, the Happening was pretty sad. Not a bad concept, but just not well done. This might be exactly what he needs though. Get away from his big concept movies, and just get back to story telling. *fingers crossed*

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    I loved the series, but that clip just reminded me of the StarWars Kid

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    If thats the best they can do for a trailer then i dont have many expectations for the film...

    ..

    well, at least i wont be dissapointed, maybe thats the twist?
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    the movie is sure to force some ROFLs out of you even if you try and hold them back! Mnightshamlamadingdong is up for bat once again and im sure it will be a swing and a miss >_<!
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    Meh, I'm not overly impressed by the trailer. Usually I'm a fan of reworking old "goofy" cartoons into something a little more serious, but I think that what makes Avatar work is that it actually IS pretty serious for a kids show, but it has a lot of light hearted goofyness in Aang. The whole point of the story is Aangs maturing and growing from a kid to a man. That trailer looks a little TOO serious. But at the same time, I think it WILL be pretty darned cool to see some of the Avatar locations and environments rendered in a realistic style.

    I'll probably go see it just because it was such a great show and maybe they'll throw in an interesting tidbit here and there, but honestly...I don't think this movie needs to be done. The show said all there was to say, and took its time to say it. Compressing the power of that journey down from 4+ seasons into one 2 hour movie is going to lose a lot of its force, imho.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fukifino View Post
    The show said all there was to say, and took its time to say it. Compressing the power of that journey down from 4+ seasons into one 2 hour movie is going to lose a lot of its force, imho.
    Actually, there were only 3 original seasons. And this film is retelling the 1st season only, and then they intend to do two more films for the other two seasons. So it's not that crammed. But obviously they'll still have to do quite a bit of cutting, that's inevitable. And since Mike and Bryan, the original creators, are watching the production closely, I'm hoping they'll keep this away from Failville. At least I'm going to reserve any negative thoughts until I see the actual film!
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