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James Cameron's Avatar-Surpassed Titanic

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When James Cameron finishes a movie, he always leaves something for people to talk about. He did it in 1997 with his movie Titanic, which was the first film to reach the billion dollar mark, with an initial worldwide gross of over $1.84 billion dollars. This film was the highest-grossing film of all time, until the year 2009. This time Cameron’s movie Avatar surpassed Titanic by over a billion, making it the first film to gross more than $2 billion dollars and leaving audiences begging for more. Yes, breaking records and leading by example is what Cameron does, but his purpose for Avatar was much greater than that. Cameron uses the plot of Avatar to send a thematic message that we are destroying our sacred grounds, our nature, without caring that we are harming the environment and also ourselves in the process and we are not aware of the valuable wealth it possesses.
Before the release of Avatar, it was implied that Cameron was leading towards a pro-environmentalist theme in Avatar. When asked about what his purpose of the movie was, Cameron simply responded, "I don’t know if there’s a political agenda but as an artist, I felt a need to say something about what I saw around me. I think we all need to take
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Cameron does this to present to his audience how they will end up if they don’t change their actions. He does this through the use of logos, he wanted the audience to relate to what is happening in Pandora to what is going to happen to earth if man-kind doesn’t change their ways. He places it in the further future to indicate that they still have time to do something about it. Sully describes how his planet Earth has become barren “there's no green there. They killed their [mother tree (nature)], and they're going to do the same here” supporting the statement that humans will deplete all resources on Earth and will find a substituting resource somewhere else and eventually deplete it as
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