The Perversion of Avatar

I’m having a difficult time remembering a film that has incensed me as much as James Cameron’s latest effort, Avatar. I have never had a great deal of respect for Cameron’s work, the first two Terminator films exempted. In fact, his greatest commercial success, Titanic, has always been one of my most despised films. However, with Avatar, Cameron has truly done something monstrous. I know there have been several complaints about this film that have been floating around, the small controversies about the notions of racial loyalty, the white man’s savior complex and Sigourney Weaver’s incessant smoking. [Read More]