Posts Tagged: ‘James Cameron’

Nearly two years ago, I recorded an episode of TechStuff with Chris Pollette about deep sea explorations (you can click this link to listen to it). We talked about the barriers to deep sea exploration and the technology needed to overcome those barriers. We also talked a bit about James Cameron, award-winning filmmaker and a man who is intensely fascinated by the underwater world. Now, Cameron is donating his phenomenal submarine to science.

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People have been buzzing about James Cameron’s “Avatar” for so long that it’s almost impossible to get away from the questions, even now, a day before it opens in the U.S. Critics seem to be settling mostly on “no” to the all-important query, “Will this be a giant train wreck?” But the jury’s still out on whether the Na’vi look real or cartoony and whether the story is unique or basically an interstellar “Dances with Wolves.”

And then there are the questions about social issues, from racism to disability rights — and, of course, whether “Avatar” is sexist.

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James Cameron’s New 3-D Epic Could Change Film Forever – “In 1977, a 22-year-old truck driver named James Cameron went to see Star Wars with a pal. His friend enjoyed the movie; Cameron walked out of the theater ready to punch something. He was a college dropout and spent his days delivering school lunches in […]

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