The Last Airbender (in 3D)

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    Utter Garbage. I walked out half-way through this movie, after having paid $15 to see it 3D.

    And I am a huge fan of the original cartoon.

    Why did I walk out?

    1. Horrible acting...a combination of inexperienced kids and Bollywood rejects made the characters flat and unbelievable.

    2. Ahn, the lead character, was a charming goofball in the cartoon, making it fun and lovable. They made him a depressed, angry loser in this film.

    3. They tried to jam every plot point into the film, resulting in a series of disjointed scenes, with a rushed narration explaining the non-existent transitions. It made no sense, and I was confused even though I knew the plot.

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    Horrible use of 3d, even during the (ridiculously short) action scenes. The most exciting 3D visuals were in the previews before the movie.

    5. They omitted the best scenes from the cartoon, but instead added their own, which were boring, confusing, and out-of-character.

    6. Speaking of character, there was no characterization to speak of. Due to a combination of inept acting, poorly chosen lines, and rushed pace of the whole experience, we learned virtually nothing of the characters.

    We ended up leaving the movie half-way through, as not only was it waste of time, but they were ruining my good memories of the cartoon.

    eagleseven's rating: 1 out of 5 stars
     
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    I am yet to read a positive review on this movie. They all read a lot like this one.
     
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    Great. I'm taking my daughters to see it this afternoon. :cool:
     
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    I'da asked for a refund, had the theater not been closed at that hour.

    You have my condolences...
     
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    When are they gonna start making movies for adults again?
     
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    Adult films are not to be discussed in these forums. This forum has a pg-13 rating.
    :evil:
     
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    Three words: M. Night Shyamalan.

    Thus, I haven't even registered this movie on my "to see" list.
     
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    They made a guy from the Daily Show into the villain. So yeah...
     
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    I liked it. I had few expectations going in. I liked the special effects, and while the acting was hammy at times (especially the bad guys), overall it was what it was meant to be: a live-action cartoon.
     
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    Zack And Miri Make A Porno

    Ever see it? If not, check it out. It's out of Hollywood, but it's a gread adult movie.
     

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