Apparently the Writer’s Guild of America has nominated Avatar for an award for Best Original Screenplay. This is surprising news. I had no idea Avatar even had a screenplay. I thought James Cameron had just organized a big game of charades and Sam Worthington took three hours to mime Ferngully before anyone in the cast or crew was able to guess it.

Also, for reference, here’s a definition of “original”:

Fresh, different, pioneering

I do not think it means what they think it means.

2 Replies to “Original?”

  1. The standard review of Avatar seems to be, “Spectacular! Story’s basic and nothing you haven’t seen before, of course, but it’s jolly good fun!

  2. “I do not think it means what they think it means.”

    You mean it doesn’t mean “blue”???

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