Avatar in the Oil Sands

Stenson, Fred
December 2010
Alberta Views;Dec2010, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p15
The article focuses on the suitability of the Alberta oil sands for the modern cinema of filmmaker James Cameron. It notes that Cameron is most interested in doing what has never been done. It points out that oil sands strip mines through CAT 397B. It predicts that the spirit of his film "Avatar" could be given a supernatural twist. On the other hand, it is anticipated that oil sands companies would have recruited the whole crew of the film.


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