Excerpt: The crimes that this movie committed against moviegoers everywhere are now the stuff of cinematic legend. This could have been the next Harry Potter but no it had to suck! Why why why why why they believed that this was the best way to adapt the television series remains perhaps the greatest mystery regarding this steaming pile of **** that will forever be linked to one helluva animated series. The acting sucks across the board.
Summary: Four nations based on four elements: Earth, Air, Fire and Water are kept at peace thanks to The Avatar - a person with the power to control all four elements. When The Avatar goes missing, the nation of Fire declares war threatening the balance. The 12-year-old Aang now has to realize his destiny as the new Avatar, control his powers and bring peace back to the four nations.
Excerpt: Not good, in fact it's one of the worst movies I've seen in years. I hated it! The acting was horrible, basically every actor sucked even though there were some talented actors involved. The script was poorly written and cheesy. The story jumped around a lot and made very little sense at times, which is strange because I was familiar with the story because I watched a little of the show. The fighting sequences were stupid. Some of the CGI was okay, but not good.
Excerpt: To those thinking about viewing The Last Airbender by M. Night, please don't. If you are looking to see a good portrayal of the animated kid's tv show Avatar: The Last Airbender, this is not the film to go see. Watch the actual tv show on Netflix or something. This is just a waste of your time. This film is chuck full of bad acting, bad writing, and somewhat racial groupings of Asian and Indian culture.
Summary: When taken as a fantasy film, this is pretty bad - wooden acting, murky plotline, cheesy special effects. However, when taken in the context of the series on which it is based, it's an absolute travesty and M. Night makes meaningless departures from the source material.
Excerpt: I love M. Night Shyamalan, and I love the TV series "Avatar: The Last Airbender", so naturally I was really excited for this movie. But when I finally was able to see it, my heart was just torn. The names were all pronounced wrong, the acting seemed way too animated, and so much was flipped around. In the first "book", 'Sokka', 'Aang', and 'Katara' don't fly to the Earth Kingdom; they head straight for the Northern Water Tribe.
Summary: The adaptation of Nickelodeon's American-Anime is purely for M. loyalists, which surprisingly still exist. Aside from the crime of not explaining anything (what are those flying, talking lemur thingees??), the biggest crime of all is that Avatar is just boring and dull. If one can't even entertain the young "ADD-Nick" club then pack it up!
Excerpt: I saw this film using the same method I used to see the movie I hated last year. I went in with expectations that this film would only be on the same level as said film… And I was totally blown away... And not in the good sense. And understand, this wasn't a bad movie… This was the most convoluted, poorly acted, awfully choreographed, snooze inducing, *&^%(^& creating, &**%&*(ing, pile o' s***@#$^&**&#^%*&^&@#^%&* I have seen this year and it actually manages to surpass...
Summary: I would like to share my son's review. He just turned 8 and dictated as his dad typed: I just hate it so bad!!! I'm a HUGE fan of the the cartoons. I have the whole series, including Water, Earth and Fire. It was a HUGE disappointment because even by the time I saw the commercial, I knew it would be completely crushing! I mean, the characters! Iroh was the greatest disappointment. He was not kind and wise enough. And also he was not old enough.