the canadian james cameron takes his time to tackle his next film projects as he achieves inconceivable success with titanic (1997), a film that became the biggest hit in history until it was knocked down by Avatar (2009)also his own, and which equaled Oscar in number to Ben Hur (1959) before The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003).
The director is supposed risky lies (1994) was developing his first feature film on the planet Pandora until he was satisfied with motion capture and digital animation technology. And, for the same reason, with Avatar 2the first of which is scheduled for next decemberyou preferred to slow down to get the same visual realism you want underwater.
“Part of my focus on the second movie is going to be creating a different setting, a different setting for Pandora,” James Cameron said in April 2010 to Los Angeles Times. “I will concentrate in pandora’s ocean, which will be just as rich, diverse, crazy and imaginative, but without being a tropical jungle. I’m not saying we won’t see what we’ve seen before, but we’ll see more.
Netflix movies to liven up the wait for Avatar 2
Waiting for the theatrical release Avatar 2without forgetting the three other sequels that the North American filmmaker has planned until 2028, we offer you somefeature films of Science fiction worth watching on Netflix. Although the original about the Na’vi, as much as the sequels or Aliens: The Return (1986) and precedents titanicyou can find them on Disney+.
Science fiction by Steven Spielberg and James Cameron himself
To start, another one from James Cameron: Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), with which the Canadian surpassed its predecessor (1984) thanks to an appropriate twist on the antagonist that was the character of Arnold Schwarzenegger, an action spectacle improved and without some implausibilities from which the other suffered, iconic scenes for moviegoers and Robert Patrick’s curious villain.
Although it is not among the most appreciated by critics of Steven Spielberg, the truth is that War of the Worlds (2005) a greyhound does not miss it. This adaptation of the book by British novelist HG Wells (1898), is not only able to keep us in iron tension throughout its sequences, with prodigious visual planning, but it even manages to give us goosebumps on Netflix.
2009 was a great year for the “Avatar 2” genre.
In 2009, for what interests us, it was not only released Avatarbox office glory and brilliant sci-fi adventure. star trekthis kind of reboot signed JJ Abrams, was preceded by a moving trailer that does not deceive: the tenth film of space opera with the Enterprise ship is among the most interesting, entertaining and breathtaking of the saga.
Next would come the small-screen translation with the Damon Lindelof mini-series for HBO (2019), but Zack Snyder was the first to dare with watchmenthe film based on the famous comic by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons (1986-1987) with which, due to his usual stylistic mannerisms and his beautiful baroque images, he made a proposal that mesmerized viewers.
Yes District 9also on Netflix, is a good example that allegories don’t need to go out of fashion if they’re smart. remake of its own court Living in Johannesburg (2005), this Thriller in French Neill Blomkamp’s sci-fi thriller makes us smile with its opening satire and maneuvers into jaw-dropping action and, without warning, even harrowing dramatic moments.
Three other adaptations and a Spanish surprise on Netflix
The concepts of Avatar They are not particularly disturbing. Unlike those of fatethe film with which Michael and Peter Spierig (2014) translate the story “—All of you, Zombies—” by Robert A. Heinlein (1959) into the seventh art and leave us amazed by the juicy plot of time travel which unfolds and, above all, the inconceivable surprises it entails.
And this list cannot miss two contributions from Denis Villeneuve, a compatriot of James Cameron. First, The arrival (2016), a thrilling adaptation of a story written by Ted Chiang and titled “The Story of Your Life” (1998); and after, blade runner 2049 (2017), sequel to Ridley Scott’s iconic film (1982), based on the novel Do androids dream of electric sheep?by Philip K. Dick (1968), and at the same height.
But, if there’s one awesome Netflix recommendation that should be included here, that’s it. The holea very unique contribution from the Bilbao Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia (2019) that prevails between amazement and shock, which had been talked about for weeks after its launch on the platform and that Vincenzo Natali, director of cube (1997), for their commonalities. Do not miss.