James Cameron Blasts ‘Trolls’ for ‘Avatar’ Hate, ‘Whining’ Over Runtime

James Cameron just opened Pandora’s box.The “Avatar-The-Way-of-Water-2022-movie-posters/”>Avatar: The Way of Water” director defended the original 2009 film in an interview with Empire Magazine, slamming online “trolls” for criticizing the film’s basic plot, long running time, and “forgettable” characters, including Jake (Sam Worthington) and Neytiri (Zoe Saldana).

“Avatar” is being re-released in theaters September 23, ahead of the sequel’s premiere December 16.“The trolls will have it that nobody gives a shit and they can’t remember the characters’ names or one damn thing that happened in the movie,” Cameron said of the backlash to the original film.

“Then they see the movie again and go, ‘Oh, Ok, excuse me, let me just shut the fuck up right now.’ So I’m not worried about that.”Its sequel, “Avatar: The Way of Water,” reportedly has a running time of approximately three hours, which Cameron says is no issue for audiences

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