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Help settle a bet...

By Andrew Pollack on 11/18/2009 at 01:13 PM EST

I'm in a bit of a friendly disagreement with Lotus Geek (Rocky) over the cultural impact of one or another movie as it relates to the geek crowd.

The two movies are due out soon -- one is "AVATAR" and the other is "NEW MOON". Rocky has posted embedded YouTube frames for the current previews of each.

I agree that New Moon will make more money. It's both cheaper to produce, and has a much better demographic for money making -- teen age girls.

AVATAR, however, looks to be a visually stunning Sci-Fi blockbuster that will (if it doesn't suck) win the hearts and minds of the adult geek set with far more depth that New Moon. I contend that you may get dragged to see "New Moon" with your wife or daughter, but the one you'll really want to see will be "AVATAR".

Go check out Rocky's Site and make your comment known.


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re: Help settle a bet...By Gabriella Davis on 11/18/2009 at 02:33 PM EST
Yet more proof of my lack of geek credentials as I could care less about
either. I think Avatar looks hilarious cheesy and with a terrible romance
subplot and as for New Moon.. well i'm not a teenager and I don't know any
teenagers so I can't see me seeing that.

I'm no Sci Fi expert but there's far more interesting stuff being done on TV
than in the Cinema right now - and with a far bigger audience


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