Avatar: The Way of Water, the biggest blockbuster no one talks about, is confirmed to be heading to streaming very soon. Its parent company revealed you’ll be able to watch it starting June 7 on Disney+…..and HBO Max??
Avatar: The Way Of Water is now the third highest-grossing movie of all time. Usually, when movies do THAT much business, they become a hot topic of cultural conversation, but….not this time. Way of Water has kind of just existed in the background, vacuuming up zillions of dollars silently, while clips of Michelle Yeoh kicking people around in Everything Everywhere All At Once blankets entertainment websites. That movie generated about one sixty-third of the profits Way of Water did. It’s a different world.
The third trailer for Avatar 2 was released yesterday, but there’s not that much difference between it and the previous two. There’s swimming, and then there’s more swimming. It is subtitled The Way Of Water, so it’s not like the name is inaccurate, but we feel like it needs a bit more than this to hold our interest.
For a long time there’s been this crowd waiting with anticipation for one of James Cameron’s big pet projects to bomb. When reports came out of Titanic going way over budget, people thought it’d be that one — nope, biggest hit of 1997. When trailers for Avatar began showing up, and South Park accurately parodied the film before it was released, everyone thought “this is gonna be Cameron’s crash down to Earth,” but — nope, biggest hit of 2009.
Avatar, the movie by James Cameron, is the highest grossing movie of all time. Not the least reason why was that people were stunned and amazed by the beautiful world of Pandora. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Cameron admits that there is no less pressure when making Avatar 2: