March 31 2013
I want to describe the scenes in Avatar to show my readers that Avatar shows greed through the use of technology. James Cameron created this movie to provoke the society and show them many aspects that we ignore. James Cameron also created Avatar to also raise awareness and to criticize the U.S desire to expand by the use of greed. The film Avatar is a movie with vivid colors and images. The director and writer of Avatar is James Cameron won Best director and movie of the year and best picture. In 2009 it was one of the highest grossing films that came out. It was budgeted at over 237 million dollars. The movie Avatar starts off with a young handicapped marine named Sully takes the place of his twin dead brother in an experiment that his brother was training for on the world of Pandora. He finds out that the owner of a greedy corporation is trying to run off the natives from their land to get the precious mineral that is scattered all over their land. Sully is asked to go into the natives land to gain their trust and in return the military will pay to get his legs fixed. Once he goes into the native’s world as an Avatar he begins to gain the natives trust and quickly falls in love with one of the natives named Neytiri. Sully then doesn’t want any harm to be brought to the natives but the General does not care and decides to move in and exterminate the natives. Instead of Sully fighting with his military he makes a stand against them with the natives in an epic battle for Pandora. The natives and the military go to war and eventually the natives overcome the military. Sully decides to stay in the Avatar world with Neytiri and becomes one of them. They do a transformation so where he doesn’t have to be connected to a machine. His soul leaves his body for good and enters the body of the avatar. In the movie Avatar of the things that stood out to me was greed. People don’t really realize in the...
Cited: "Themes in Avatar." Wikipedia. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, n.d. Web. 21 Feb. 2013. <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Themes_in_Avatar>.
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