Movie review: ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’

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Bob GarverSpecial to the Valley NewsBack in 2009, director James Cameron gave the world “Avatar.” The film about a human going undercover as a member of the Na’vi race on the planet of Pandora only to side with the Na’vi against his greedy fellow humans brought the movie blockbuster to new heights. It was the first movie to gross over $2 billion at the worldwide box office. In fact, it currently sits atop the chart of all-time worldwide grossers, if they factor in the four subsequent re-releases.Creatively, critics and audiences alike were blown away by the film’s look, which was made with groundbreaking CGI, and the film won Oscars for its visual effects, art direction and cinematography. But there was some grumbling about the story, with unfavorable comparisons to
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