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The Stunning Pillars of China

No, these aren’t scenes from Avatar’s Pandora, they are the China’s Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, which may have been the inspiration for the film’s stunning location. The drastic pillars are a result of thousands of years of erosion thanks to expanding ice in the winter. For more info on the park and more stunning pictures, [...]

11 Things You Won’t Believe Governments Have Banned

On the surface, it seems ridiculous that governments would try to ban things like video games, certain clothing and hairstyles, or reincarnation without government permission. Weird, huh? Every one of these bans has a reason behind it, whether it makes sense to us or not. For example, in China, the movie Avatar cannot be shown [...]

Avatar Movie Theme Wedding | Dress Up

Avatar weddings in Pandora ‘really pathetic’ – Newlyweds have been screaming blue murder over their ‘Pandora weddings’ set among the stunning mountain range used in blockbuster movie Avatar. Enterprising events organisers in natural beauty spot Wu Lingyuan, southern China, are cashing in on the fact that James Cameron used their stunning mountain range as the inspiration [...]

3D Newspapers

3D Newspaper Probably because of the movie Avatar, people in China are really in love on 3D staff. A newspaper that was issued in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, came out in 3D edition. Readers can see 3D pictures with 3D glasses that were attached with it. Well, this is not the first 3D newspaper which can [...]

10 Possible Sources of "Avatar" in Classic Science Fiction

“QUANTUM SHOT” #604Link – by Avi Abrams Going beyond the obvious comparisons with “Ferngully” and “Dances with Wolves” By now many of you have seen James Cameron’s epic “Avatar” and marveled at its breakthrough 3D immersion technology. Visually, the movie is beyond breathtaking. Perhaps it can even be compared to the advent of wide screen in movie [...]

10 Years, 10 Best Science Fiction Films

We’ve had quite a few sci-fi movies grace our screens these past ten years, and Avatar will cap off a decade of the genre’s efforts this Friday. But which ones were good enough to make it on Sci-Fi Squad’s top ten list? Their staff narrowed the winners down to eleven, actually, with two very similar [...]