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20 Screenwriting Tricks And Tropes We Never Need To See Again

Pop culture is a never-ending source of wonder and amazement. We’re seeing some really top-notch, innovative writing across every medium right now. But there’s also a lot of tired, warmed-over stuff, that feels copy-pasted from script to script. Here are 20 screenwriting moves we’d be happy never to see again.


8 Science Fiction Movies That You Didn't Realise Were Love Stories

These are just a few of our favourite films that promise you one thing but — by the end — end up being pretty romantic. Make no mistake though, these aren’t romantic comedies. They’re movies that sneakily make romance a priority, in an otherwise wild and crazy world.


Here's How James Cameron Plans To Film All Four Avatar Sequels At The Same Time

The next X-Men movie could tackle a huge storyline from the comics. Tim Miller wants an R-Rated X-Force. Plus, a ton of new footage from Civil War, Game of Thrones, Agents of SHIELD and The Flash; and Iron Fist casts a few more key characters. Spoilers now!


James Cameron Just Announced A Fifth Avatar Movie

Well, now we have an idea why James Cameron has continued to delay his Avatar sequels. The director came to CinemaCon 2016 to announce that his vision for the world has expanded beyond the previously announced four films. Now there will be five.


What The Heck Is Unobtainium Anyway?

Unobtainium lived a relatively unexciting life until 2009, when James Cameron’s Avatar rocked into theatres and destroyed several box offices records. Besides serving as a MacGuffin so humanity had a reason to wage war against the Na’vi, unobtainium is real thing… well, a real term, anyway.


James Cameron's Plan To Fix Solar Panels

When Avatar came out, James Cameron boasted that it would be the first solar-powered movie franchise in history. Now the director, deep-sea explorer, NASA advisor and all around badass has turned his attention to designing cinematic-quality solar panels for the rest of us.


James Cameron On The Future Of Filmmaking, The 'Avatar' Sequels And More

Director, explorer and all-round genius, James Cameron, swung by Reddit over the weekend to answer questions from the masses. It really was a tell-all, with Cameron coming clean on the Avatar sequels, the future of filmmaking and VR, and his favourite guilty pleasure movie.


Here's Everything Wrong With Avatar

Do you remember watching Avatar? It was a pretty long time ago! And though it looked amazing in 3D IMAX (and not so amazing on sad old DVD) there were definitely things wrong with the movie. Like how it was Pocahontas or Dancing With The Wolves with a giant blue man group. Or how it was only fun when you watched it in 3D. Anyway, Cinema Sins takes Avatar to task and finds everything wrong with the movie in less than 4 minutes. [Cinema Sins]


This Is Why People Pirate

Do you know why people hate movie studios? Why, increasingly, they’re driven to download content illegally, even though they’re perfectly willing to pay for it? Because of crap like this.


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