USA, UK, 2009, James Cameron.
The sci-fi film by screenwriter and director James Cameron was, according to most critics. However, An unusual gift for audiences around the world. The action in the motion picture unfolds in 2154. Mankind mines the valuable mineral unobtanium on the distant planet of Pandora. There are fewer and fewer energy resources on Earth, so one of the corporations decides to launch. A major resource extraction campaign on Pandora threatens the existence of the local tribe of humanoid sentient beings.
Since, Avatar was premier in London on December 10, 2009, and has been releasen in the United States on December 18 to positive reviews. With critics highly praising its groundbreaking visual effects. During its theatrical run, the film broke several box office records and became the highest-grossing film at the time. As well as in the United States and Canada, surpassing Cameron’s Titanic, which had held those records for twelve years. Avatar remained the highest-grossing film worldwide for nearly a decade. It has been overtaken by Avengers: Endgame in 2019, before a Chinese re-release saw Avatar retake the top spot in March 2021.
“Keeper of Time.”
USA, 2011, dir. Martin Scorsese
This adventure film by Martin Scorsese is based on the book “The Invention of Hugo Cabret” by Brian Selznick. However, it does tell the story of an ingenious and clever boy, Hugo, who lost his father and is now all alone in the adult world. Because his thirst for new things and his thirst for adventure help him cope with difficulties and uncover the secret of the mysterious mechanism left by his dead father. The film won five Oscar nominations, a Golden Globe Award, and many other movie awards.
Keeper of Time explores the astonishing and beautiful world of mechanical watchmaking while contemplating the theoretical and philosophical notions of time, aging, and mortality. Along with interviews with cutting-edge scholars in the fields of theoretical physics, physiology, and philosophy,