James Cameron’s Story Of Science Fiction is a solid, albeit navel-gazing, primer

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When AMC announced its new pop culture docuseries, Visionaries, at the Television Critics Association 2017 summer press tour, the network made it clear that these explorations of genres and media would be informative, but informal—expansive, but specific to whatever prominent filmmaker or producer was at the helm of a…

James Cameron hopes Avengers "fatigue" sets in soon, because he has all these Avatar movies coming out

Avengers: Infinity War is the penultimate film in Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but while the studio has yet to release any info on what we can expect from the new era, James Cameron’s already over it. According to Indiewire, the director, who’s out promoting his new AMC series, AMC Visionaries: James…

James Cameron says he would've made a "much nastier" version of Jurassic Park

In an anecdote that doesn’t get nearly as much space as it deserves, James Cameron revealed to The Huffington Post in a newly resurfaced interview that he almost bought the rights to Michael Crichton’s Jurassic Park novel. Cameron says Steven Spielberg actually beat him to it “by a few hours,” though, and after he saw…

Alita: Battle Angel’s 1st trailer brings a classic manga to life, creepy eyes and all

It’s been a long time coming, but Hollywood’s live-action adaptation of Battle Angel Alita, the classic sci-fi manga series by Yukito Kishiro, is actually finally happening next summer. Earlier today, 20th Century Fox put out the first trailer for the film, which will be landing with the slightly altered title of …

Future Man takes a trip to The Abyss in an extended homage to visionary linguist James Cameron

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There’s an odd contradiction at the heart of Future Man: The show is trying to do a plot straight out of an ’80s sci-fi movie, in a world where the characters know about and can play off of those conventions. That means that sometimes the show can have its cake and eat it too, but it also means that Future Man …

Fox is spending a billion dollars on those Avatar sequels

Surprising pretty much no one, James Cameron’s Avatar franchise is about to become one of the most expensive series of films ever made. Variety reports—as part of a longer conversation with 21st Century Fox’s Lachlan Murdoch—that the company has apparently budgeted more than a billion dollars for Avatars 2, 3, 4, and 5…

Lynda Carter goes after James Cameron for his Wonder Woman comments

Despite having multiple Avatar movies to worry about/make people care about, James Cameron recently took the time to double down on his comments about Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman movie, telling The Hollywood Reporter that Diana of Themyscira was very much an “objectified icon.” For Cameron, who doesn’t seem to think…

James Cameron shares more thoughts on Wonder Woman and feminism

Back in August, James Cameron thought it would be a good idea—or at least a medium idea—to publicly go against the grain and declare that Wonder Woman was “a step backwards” for women in movies. He believed that the film’s positive reception was just “self-congratulatory back-patting” from “male Hollywood,” and he…

Avatar 2 adds a bunch of young actors who probably don't remember the first movie

James Cameron’s Avatar came out in 2009, and while that’s not too long ago in terms of the history of the human race, it feels like an eternity in movie years. Now, in a movie that inadvertently underlines just how long it’s been since Avatar, Cameron’s highly anticipated (?) sequel has cast a handful child/teen…

Patty Jenkins reminds James Cameron that “strong women” aren't all the same

Not long after James “Let’s make sure the Na’vi have tits” Cameron called Wonder Woman a step backwards for women’s representation in film, Patty Jenkins judiciously responded to his claims that Gal Gadot’s Diana is an “objectified icon.” The director deflected Cameron’s woefully misdirected feminist critique with a…

James Cameron calls Wonder Woman an objectified "step backwards"

Although it remains the most critically beloved of Warner Bros.’ DC Comics movies—with special praise going to director Patty Jenkins’ ability to mix bombastic war stories with a lighter, less dreary tone than the franchise’s other films—not everybody’s crazy about the recent Wonder Woman movie. Case in point:…