If you are already a fan of James Cameron’s newest movie, Avatar, then you’ll thoroughly enjoy the Avatar related links I’ve collected and listed below. If you’ve not yet seen Avatar, the Avatar related links below will not only further motivate you to go see the movie, but will help you to better appreciate and understand Avatar, the characters, the aliens and the Avatar creators.
Avatar takes place on the alien world of Pandora. In this 4:08 video, narrated by Sigourney Weaver, viewers are introduced to the specifics of Pandora and its inhabitants, a moon in the Alpha Centauri star group. This spectacular video is a must-see for Avatar fans. Interestingly, Sigourney Weaver narrated the BBC award winning series Planet Earth, which, like Avatar, took four years to make. See Pandora Discovered at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBGDmin_38E
The Thanator Chase
The Thanator is a massive six legged predator in Avatar. The Thanator is the top ground predator on Pandora. This 2:31 video, which is a scene from Avatar, shows a hungry Thanator chasing the Avatar of the hero through the forests of Pandora. See The Thanator Chase at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xd5egT-p_gI
The Science Behind Pandora
This 2:39 video shows James Cameron being interviewed about how science was obliged in creating the alien creatures, plants and land formations in Avatar. James Cameron wanted Avatar to ‘feel’ real, and having scientists of so many disciplines participate was a crucial element in the achievement of that objective. See The Science Behind Pandora at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=onLajIT5k6c
The Avatar Movie Trailer in HD
This 3:26 video is the official HD trailer for James Cameron’s Avatar. If you’ve seen Avatar, you’ll enjoy this video. If you have not seen Avatar, this video will prepare you for the movie experience of Avatar. This is a long trailer, as movie trailers go, but it will leave you wanting more Avatar. See The Avatar Movie Trailer in HD at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2LQkTQ1foSU
The Avatar Scorpion • The Avatar Dragon • The Avatar Amp Suit
All three of these videos are short, and of the same ilk. Each one gives you a technical view, including schematics and specifications, for one of the weapons used by the “sky people” in Avatar. There is no sound on any of these three Avatar videos, and if you want to read the complete technical specifications on each weapon, be ready to click pause at the appropriate moment. See The Avatar Scorpion at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFU8ZMkjZh4. See The Avatar Dragon at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2rMtKdq2P_U. See The Avatar Amp Suit at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urTAp06LKuc
Through the Eyes Of Colonel Quaritch
Colonel Quaritch, played by actor Stephen Lang, gives us 1:27 of Pandora and Avatar from his perspective. As Chief of Security on Pandora, Colonel Quaritch is the hero’s nemesis. See Through the Eyes of Colonel Quaritch at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qrzOUA3z9vA&NR=1
In closing, it has been reported that Avatar writer, director and producer James Cameron is planning not one, but two sequels to Avatar. I, for one, can’t wait to again visit the enthralling world of Pandora.