I saw AVATAR last Sunday. It’s a historical movie and its reputation of being a jaw-dropping movie is already beginning to precede itself. I’m thinking AVATAR would be a monumental landmark in the movie industry. I really admired the movie. You should watch “Avatar” in an IMAX theater with the 3D glasses and the 3D function; without a big screen, you certainly can’t enjoy AVATAR.
One of my American friends said the story is “predicable”. He isn’t wrong, if I saw the movie in Japanese, I might say the same thing. I had to see the movie in English; I had to use my brain fully to understand the story, I couldn’t afford to predict the story.
I could understand the English without subtitles. 70% to 80% of the English was understandable, so I could understand the whole story well. When I watch American movies on DVD, I usually have the subtitles either in English or Japanese. I had to watch the movie without subtitles at the theater, so I saw it and tried to understand the movie. I noticed I can watch American movies without subtitles. It’s a big progress of mine.