Tuesday, January 26, 2010

On Avatar Snubbed: But not for long

Re: Avatar completely snubbed at the SAG awards

by JMCompt » Tue Jan 26, 2010 10:44 am. The SAG awards is by and for Screen Actors, right? It is focused on their own assessment of the performances. I have no doubt that many of the Guild-members felt there was not enough actual screen-time for the actors and actresses to warrant the receipt of an award. Out of curiosity, how many actual animated films have resulted in SAG awards for their talent?

Also, just because you might not have heard about something does not mean that it has little to no validity. How many people here have heard about the Baha'i? I didn't really know anything about China outside of Kung-Fu flicks 10 years ago, and I only recently learned about the art of Bento. I am so very thankful learning is a lifelong task.

Sooner or later Avatar the movie will get its just due, just as Baha'u'llah, the Avatar of this age, will come to be recognized by the masses of humanity. -gw
Bahá'u'lláh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
 Later, `Abdu'l-Bahá stated that Bahá'u'lláh was the Kalki avatar, who in the classical Hindu Vaishnavas tradition is the tenth and final avatar (great ...

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kamal said...

Good movie bro, but I believe your kinda stretching it with comparing it to the Faith. Visually stimulating movie, but the story is rehashed at best with elements from Pocahontas, Ferngully and the like. But to each their own and I like your enthusiasm, great site!

George Wesley Dannells said...

I haven't seen the movie. But apparently it's got a plot that is a little of this and a little of that, and it isn't especially evocative of Baha'i. The commenter who mentioned "Baha'i" wasn't making the point that the film is Baha'i nor am I. I am noting that the title, "Avatar," is the equivalent of the word "manifestation," and the fact there is a movie that invokes this concept with its title alone is signficant, in my view.

Thanks for stopping by!

kamal said...

Oh ok got you bro. Yeah it is a very powerful title