James Cameron has taken us to a new world, with new life and new civilizations. A lot of people around the world love the Avatar movies, but a lot of people have concerns about them. In this podcast, I talk about the good, the bad, and the ugly about Avatar.
Worldbuilding is one of a writer’s most important tasks. Whatever you write, whether it’s regular fiction or science fiction, whether it’s for books, movies, comics, television, or even video games, you need to build a strong foundation for it. You need to build a world for it.
…Rewrites Overdrawn at the Memory Bank
“Overdrawn at the Memory Bank” is a TV Movie from the 1980s based on a story written in the 1970s which is ripe for a reboot in the 2020s, either as part of a TV series or as a movie in the vein of “Inception” and “The Matrix”.
…Recommends TV (Muppets NOW, Perry Mason, Lovecraft Country)
Adaptations are hard to do well, especially when you’re trying to balance creating something new while preserving the old. Which of these shows managed it?
…Recommends Movies and TV (Avatar Franchise)
“Avatar: The Last Airbender” has been on Netflix for a while now, and if you haven’t watched it yet, then I recommend checking it out. But what about other Avatar movies and shows?
…Recommends Movies and TV (Condorman, Enemy Mine, Good Omens, Avenue 5, and more)
This is my first Recommend episode created specifically for YouTube. If it works out, I may move this feature here permanently from my podcast.
Once a story is told and you’re wondering where to go next, sometimes the best place to go is back to the beginning…or even further.
…About the 2020 Monte Awards
…Recommends TV Shows (The Witcher, Star Trek Picard)
I’m expanding my Monday Recommendations to include TV shows, books, maybe more. Today, I’m recommending shows with heroes who seem very different but are alike in very important ways.