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Film Trivia Friday: The paintings that influenced Avatar

Another one from main man James Cameron’s Avatar: [ba-quote]Though he is not credited in the film, several locations look very similar to paintings by English surrealist Roger Dean, most notably his works “Floating Islands” and “Arches”. [/ba-quote] I had a look online for some of Roger Dean’s paintings and it’s true – the resemblance is…

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Film Trivia Friday: Creating the Na’vi language in Avatar

Loving this one from James Cameron’s Avatar: [ba-quote]The Na’vi language was created entirely from scratch by linguist Paul R. Frommer. James Cameron hired him to construct a language that the actors could pronounce easily, but did not resemble any single human language. Frommer created about 1000 words. [/ba-quote] I think anyone with the skill required…

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