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Old 02-28-2011, 12:19 PM
Come on James Cameron make another R rated action film!!!

His next two films are the Avatar sequels which will be released in 2014 & 2015. Now I am glad he isnt gonna take another 12 years to release his next film, it just blows that he isnt gonna go making any more hard R action films anytime soon (like he did back in the 80s and early 90s)

One of the things that made Camerons' movies so badass was how action packed and violent they were. (How badass was T-1000's killing methods?! The original Terminator killed everything in his way. True Lies was the PERFECT action film because it wasnt watered down at all. And who can forget how awesome Aliens was?)

I wish he would go back to making movies like that instead of watered down pg13 movies(Avatar & Titanic). Part of the problem is that Cameron thinks about $$$ signs while he sleeps & making as much money as possible which is baffling considering he has more money that God already. Maybe his Battle Angel film will be R rated & violent as fuck but for now we only have the Avatar sequels to look foward to.
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Old 02-28-2011, 12:41 PM
Only if its a continuation of Aliens that ignores Alien 3 and Resurrection and brings back Sigourney as well as Michael Biehn as well as the character of Newt.
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Old 02-28-2011, 06:08 PM
^^^
Nah. I would want some original subject matter that Cameron hasnt done before (plus I thought Alien 3 was a kickass movie hehe)
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Old 02-28-2011, 08:41 PM
I don't know if Cameron will go to R-rated films considering how much buck he has made with the last two films being PG-13. It would be pretty great, but I'm not holding my breath.
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Old 02-28-2011, 08:58 PM
Cameron wants to break the bank every time he makes a movie now, so no more R rated films for him.
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Old 02-28-2011, 09:50 PM
^^^
Yeah thats what I figured ...
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Old 03-01-2011, 02:12 PM
The last time he made a great film was 1991. I think it's kind of time to stop expecting anything great from him at this point.
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Old 03-01-2011, 04:31 PM
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^^^
Nah. I would want some original subject matter that Cameron hasnt done before

I don't. I want my Ripley swan song.
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Old 03-01-2011, 06:26 PM
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His next two films are the Avatar sequels which will be released in 2014 & 2015. Now I am glad he isnt gonna take another 12 years to release his next film, it just blows that he isnt gonna go making any more hard R action films anytime soon (like he did back in the 80s and early 90s)
Technically he didn't -- remember his 2 underwater documentaries ("Ghosts of the Abyss" and "Aliens of the Deep")?
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Old 03-02-2011, 10:33 AM
Never going to happen.

Kids aren't allowed to R rated movies, media watchdogs sanitize everything awesome, and they hardly turn a profit.
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Old 03-02-2011, 04:38 PM
Why doesn't he use his cash to buy up the rights to the Terminator franchise and convince Arnie to ride again? He always bitches about the new Terminator movies so why doesn't he put his vast amount of money where his mouth is?

But yes the man hasn't done anything great in a long time, many of my friends consider me anti-Cameron which isn't the case. I'm just a 90s kid who misses his old James Cameron, ya know the one with the balls and the creativity?
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Old 03-04-2011, 08:31 PM
Why does it have to be rated R?
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Old 03-05-2011, 01:08 AM
^^^We're tired of "family fare" in our action movies.

We're tired of the Twilight inspired crap and all the "average joes" (Shia LaBeouf, Justin Long).
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Old 03-05-2011, 11:57 AM

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Why does it have to be rated R?
Cause Cameron makes kick ass R rated action films. I love all the violence in Terminator, T2, Aliens & True Lies...sue me

It does suck that Cameron is so stuck on making HUGE record breaking profits. If there is one guy in Hollywood that doesnt need to worry about money, its him.
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Old 03-06-2011, 12:02 PM
While I do love his R-rated action flicks, Avatar and Titanic weren't quite in the same vain as the Terminator movies, Aliens or True Lies. His R-rated movies were about the villains - Terminators, aliens, and terrorist being violent. Obviously Titanic was about the tragic love story and Avatar was about learning about the environment and what not; yes, it had a villain with an agenda, but it wasn't mostly about that.

While I enjoyed Cameron's more violent movies, it wasn't because of the violence. They all had great stories, characters, and mythologies to them that made them that much better.
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Old 03-06-2011, 05:34 PM
I miss summer blockbusters with balls like this, how many have we had over the last 20 years? I'm drawing a blank...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ycf4Y...feature=fvwrel
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Old 03-06-2011, 08:34 PM
Cameron made awesome action flicks. I wasn't a fan of Titanic or Avatar. I just don't think he can handle romance properly.

Imagine how awesome Terminator: Salvation would've been if Cameron was at the helm.
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Old 03-07-2011, 03:18 AM
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Imagine how awesome Terminator: Salvation would've been if Cameron was at the helm.
Can't be sure, but it would've had far more trenchant plot ideas and more of a reason to exist in the first place, had Cameron wrote & directed.
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Old 03-07-2011, 11:52 AM
i basically lost faith in Cameron making an R rated film after Avatar, and the confirmation of these two sequels doesn't make things any better. If he ever ends up making Battle Angel, I'd hope he makes it R, but it probably won't happen.
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Old 03-13-2011, 08:14 PM
I'm leaning more towards an NC-17 film. Seriously get on it
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Old 03-15-2011, 09:38 PM

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I'm leaning more towards an NC-17 film. Seriously get on it
Sounds good to me as long as its not featuring Na'vis bumpin uglies
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Old 03-17-2011, 12:44 PM
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Cameron made awesome action flicks. I wasn't a fan of Titanic or Avatar. I just don't think he can handle romance properly.

Imagine how awesome Terminator: Salvation would've been if Cameron was at the helm.
Yeah I agree. I thought Avatar was alright, but not "OMG it deserves to make a hundred billion dollars!" good. Titanic I couldn't stand. So really, I don't think he's made a great movie since True Lies and that was nearly 20 years ago (wow, makes me feel old). I'd like to see if can still pull off a movie like that.
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Old 03-17-2011, 12:46 PM
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Yeah I agree. I thought Avatar was alright, but not "OMG it deserves to make a hundred billion dollars!" good. Titanic I couldn't stand. So really, I don't think he's made a great movie since True Lies and that was nearly 20 years ago (wow, makes me feel old). I'd like to see if can still pull off a movie like that.
Had to look up True Lies on IMDB(1994) cause I remember seeing it with my Dad in the movie theater. Apparently I was only 9. My parents are fucking awesome.
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Old 03-17-2011, 12:53 PM
I remember seeing it on video when it first came out. I must have been 8 or 9 myself. Still makes me feel old though.
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Old 05-31-2011, 12:23 AM
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Yeah I agree. I thought Avatar was alright, but not "OMG it deserves to make a hundred billion dollars!" good. Titanic I couldn't stand. So really, I don't think he's made a great movie since True Lies and that was nearly 20 years ago (wow, makes me feel old). I'd like to see if can still pull off a movie like that.
He is old, and old man wants a peaceful life, and be role model to children.
People changes life, life changes people, and that's life.

Really I too expect there will be refreshing and thoughtful stuff. I won't put too much expectation though.
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Old 01-13-2012, 05:52 PM

So Cameron is about 4 years away from a sequel to Avatar.

http://www.bleedingcool.com/2012/01/...our-years-away

God damn, lets hope he can maybe get Battle Angel going in between but I doubt it

Last edited by echo_bravo; 01-14-2012 at 06:31 AM..
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Old 04-26-2012, 04:31 PM
Yes i think he should go back to his territory.
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Old 04-29-2012, 07:53 PM
Well part of the problem is the rating board . I'm pretty sure Cameron still wants to make R rated film but he made so much money on PG-13 movies.

That's a big step between the 2 ratings.

Here in Canada , well in Quebec at least ( rating system varies from provinces ) , we have the 16+ rating. Basically means you need to be 16 but if you are , no parental guidance is needed.

Might seem retarded but that rating gives a lot of leeway to film makers to make the film they want while not shrinking the audience size that much.

here's how it goes arounf here ....

13+ rating : May be viewed, rented or purchased by persons 13 years of age or over. Children 12 years of age and under may be admitted to a public showing of the film, but only if accompanied by an adult.

Guidelines
When rating a film as "13 years and over", the examiners consider:
-certain manifestations of violence (senseless destruction, physical harm, graphic violence, etc.);
-the representation of sexuality (extremely detailed intimate scenes, sexual relationships promoting dominance or disturbing situations, etc.); certain themes (suicide, family break-ups, mental instability, marginal behaviour, etc.).

i.e. The Dark Knight , Harold & Kumar , The Departed , District 9

16+ rating May be viewed, rented or purchased by persons 16 years of age or over.

Guidelines
These films may contain complex sequences, including violent or erotic elements, as well as certain problematic situations encountered by adults. However, the examiners are required to conduct a rigorous evaluation when considering the following:

-detailed and complacent images of unwarranted or sustained violence
-particularly troubling images; the manner in which sexuality is depicted.

i.e. Rambo , Pulp Fiction , Clerks ( language) or Saw

18+ rating May be viewed, rented or purchased by persons 18 years of age or over.

Guidelines
Films restricted to an adult audience usually contain:

-explicit representations of sexuality
-exacerbated violence, particularly those depicting torture or other forms of cruelty heightened through special effects to a level of harrowing realism; closely associated erotic behaviour and violence.

i.e Hostel , Fight Club , Natural Born Killers and every porn movies .


R rating is bad.
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Old 04-30-2012, 10:51 AM
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He is old, and old man wants a peaceful life, and be role model to children.
People changes life, life changes people, and that's life.

Really I too expect there will be refreshing and thoughtful stuff. I won't put too much expectation though.
Scorsese is older than Cameron yet he still gave us The Departed, and intends to continue making crime-films. I think age has little to do with it. Battle Angel which he is dead-set on making, is our hope of getting a hard(er) sci-fi film than Avatar. But how long that's gonna take is the issue here, it'll be at least 6 years until we see that shit.
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Old 04-30-2012, 11:17 AM
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Scorsese is older than Cameron yet he still gave us The Departed, and intends to continue making crime-films. I think age has little to do with it. Battle Angel which he is dead-set on making, is our hope of getting a hard(er) sci-fi film than Avatar. But how long that's gonna take is the issue here, it'll be at least 6 years until we see that shit.
Cameron did a TED talk a few years ago, and flat out said the reason he made Titanic was so he could fund an expedition to the real titanic. Between Titanic and Avatar, he became one of the world's most renowned explorers of the deep, logging several hundred hours in deep-sea submarines. He built technology, and got the studio to foot the bill.

Now he's funding missions to mine asteroids.

Cameron isnt interested in making movies anymore. He's interested in exploring the world, the universe, and life.
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Old 04-30-2012, 12:00 PM
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Cameron did a TED talk a few years ago, and flat out said the reason he made Titanic was so he could fund an expedition to the real titanic. Between Titanic and Avatar, he became one of the world's most renowned explorers of the deep, logging several hundred hours in deep-sea submarines. He built technology, and got the studio to foot the bill.

Now he's funding missions to mine asteroids.

Cameron isnt interested in making movies anymore. He's interested in exploring the world, the universe, and life.
I'm aware of that, but maybe you missed this.
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Old 05-01-2012, 11:22 AM
I would pay 10x the average ticket price to see a movie where the humans came back and just massacred the nav'ii. Lets get some smallpox in the next movie. Guns germs and steel baby.
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Old 05-06-2012, 06:11 AM
Folks, it looks like we most likely won't be seeing Battle Angel or any other films for that matter (except for the Avatar sequels)

http://movies.ign.com/articles/122/1224410p1.html
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Old 05-06-2012, 09:38 AM
Hah, just saw it. Well, as long as he just makes these movies now.
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Old 05-06-2012, 10:32 AM
Told ya.
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Old 05-06-2012, 01:29 PM
This dude is all about the cash. I doubt he will deliver anything good ever again. Not that Titanic, True Lies and Avatar are terrible by any means... But it has mean ALONG TIME since his last great film.
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Old 05-06-2012, 01:34 PM
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This dude is all about the cash. I doubt he will deliver anything good ever again. Not that Titanic, True Lies and Avatar are terrible by any means... But it has mean ALONG TIME since his last great film.
I completely disagree that he's all about the money. He doesn't need money. He's got more money than god. He's in it for the technology and where that technology can take his ideas and stories. That's why he continues to develop new technology like 3D and HD cameras while also helping create a submarine that will take him to the deepest part of the Earth's ocean.
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Old 05-06-2012, 01:41 PM
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I completely disagree that he's all about the money. He doesn't need money. He's got more money than god. He's in it for the technology and where that technology can take his ideas and stories. That's why he continues to develop new technology like 3D and HD cameras while also helping create a submarine that will take him to the deepest part of the Earth's ocean.
He is going to hand us crap for years to come, but yes... He will continue to push this 3D crap on people. I will NEVER go see a 3D film.
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Old 05-06-2012, 04:48 PM
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I completely disagree that he's all about the money. He doesn't need money. He's got more money than god. He's in it for the technology and where that technology can take his ideas and stories. That's why he continues to develop new technology like 3D and HD cameras while also helping create a submarine that will take him to the deepest part of the Earth's ocean.
I agree that he's not all about money. I think what he's saying in this article though is that he just doesn't need to make any more movies. Creatively he feels that he can do everything he wants in the avatar universe. he can say what he needs to say. I never really expected another action film from cameron, not since the titanic came out, so I can't say i'm surprised. I think that artistically he's moved away from sheer action.

I hope that with the next few Avatar movies he's capable of saying things slightly more delicately and artistically than he did in the first. The preservation of nature, spirituality of nature, and the annihilation of native americans themes were all too blatant. Moviegoers are not stupid. My hope is that he can expand upon his ideas rather than reiterate them. That, in turn, gives me hope. Hope that he can do some cool stuff that isn't just technological. The visuals of avatar were fantastic, but that will have been several years ago when the next film comes out and has since been surpassed by various other films (shit I still think Gollum/Smeagol is the best CGI character ever done). So we'll see where he takes it. Obviously there won't be an R rated action version, but perhaps he can incorporate his skills more artfully in the next few films.
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Old 05-06-2012, 06:55 PM
If by the time he's done with Avatar 4 he doesn't croak, he'll direct Battle Angel, no doubt about it. Despite what he says here, he still is just as passionate about that project.

"But were good collaborators. She had written the Battle Angel script and we work really well together. If I go shoot Battle Angel Ill be shooting the script she wrote."

http://www.bleedingcool.com/2012/04/...and-spin-offs/
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