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'Avatar' actually worth all the hype

...500,000,000 (allegedly) epic, "Avatar." That's it. Actually, it's more...Basterds" was a fast 153 minutes, "Avatar" is a relatively pain-free 162. By...because he uses similar sequences twice in "Avatar." I suppose it's more wholesome in...
Labeling 'Avatar' anti-(fill in the blank)

...then, that when James Cameron's "Avatar" broke through the $1.8 billion box-office...political-cultural right, including claims that "Avatar" conveys "anti-military" and "pro-environmentalist...resemble the indigenous blue creatures in "Avatar" who gather around their own, similar...
As world mourns Paris, many in Mideast see double-standard do," said 33-year-old Jim Brown, a former U.S. Marine who lives in Fishers, Indiana. "That said, changing my avatar to the colors of the French flag is just an easy way for me to feel like I did something while sitting on my butt in my suburban...
Nation and World
Alaska troopers encourage selfies for backcountry adventurers

...ubiquitous self-portraits, usually snapped with smartphone cameras, that make up countless Facebook profile pictures and online avatars.But they don't want selfies snapped in bedrooms or bathrooms, in the privacy of your own home. They're suggesting Alaskans...
Get an avatar and forget it

...suspicious. So unless you're young and cute, it might just be easier and cheaper - and a lot less depressing - to get an avatar in Second Life. Then let the virtual party begin. Courtney Nelson can be reached at
Looking ahead

Seen "Avatar" yet?If you haven't, congratulations are in...snow's going away, and you're going to see "Avatar" eventually. Mathematically speaking, this is a fact. "Avatar," by the way, is the new king of the world at...
From Juneau to Hollywood

...visual artist on blockbuster films like the highly acclaimed "Avatar." Conway, who graduated in 1990, is a matte painter he did for the company Prime Focus VFX for the movie "Avatar," which is in theaters now and has become one of the highest...
'The Artist' is a love note to the movies

"The Artist" is the wonder of the age, as much a miracle as "Avatar," though it comes at things from the totally opposite direction.Far from embracing the most modern cinematic techniques...
Faux news, real results of Tiger Woods' infamous fire hydrant crash. The video, which has been viewed more than 2 million times, shows an avatar of the golfer's wife slapping a digital Tiger across the face and then chasing after him, golf club swinging, as he speeds...
Agents: 'Titanic' composer James Horner died in plane crash

...House of Sand and Fog" and "Avatar," and for his original song, "Somewhere...from "An American Tail.""The 'Avatar' community has lost one of our great...who respectively directed and produced "Avatar," said in a statement. "James' music...
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