Originally Posted by Judge Buff
Let me say this again: this movie is a new paradigm in cinematography. The story was merely plausible in regards to typical human behavior and is only a vehicle for the incredible visuals.
There hasn't been anything like it since the original Star Wars. It's a real leap forward in cinematography, and because of this movie there is a good chance that in 5 years a lot of what will be out there will be in 3D.
If you haven't seen this movie still, see it in IMAX 3D.
This is essential, 3D is not just a gimmick in this movie but is put to full use and effect.
As a story there really isn't anything original in it, and as far as visual design there isn't much original in it either, at least to people that are familiar with Cameron's influences and previous works (or anyone that's played World of Warcraft for that matter), but it's still a well-done, solidly acted and directed film.