TITLE

Welcome to the Third Dimension

AUTHOR(S)
Pencréac'h, Stéphane; Leydier, Richard
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Art-Press;jui2010, Issue 368, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the ideological aspects of the motion picture "Avatar," directed by James Cameron. The author compares the film with another interesting U.S. motion picture tiled "The Hurt Locker," by Kathryn Bigelow. He mentions the belief of anthropologist and mythologist James Campbell that all heroic cycles proceed in the same stages. He asserts that the three-dimensional effects in the film aim to draw viewers into the movie without realizing it.
ACCESSION #
51325644

 

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