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The Ultimate Spectacle
Rather than dismissing Hollywood’s Science Fiction blockbusters as mere rollercoaster rides and empty spectacle, we should take very seriously the opportunities they afford us for extraordinary sensual, emotional, intellectual and spiritual experiences.
Avatar: environmental politics and worldwide success
In mid-December 2009, James Cameron’s militant environmental Science Fiction epic Avatar was released in over 15,000 cinemas around the world. Cameron’s eagerly anticipated successor to his record-breaking 1997 film Titanic had originally been scheduled to appear in cinemas in May 2009. However, due to production delays, its release was shifted from the preferred pre-summer slot… View Article