James Cameron Slams Anyone Criticizing Avatar 2 For One Specific Reason

James Cameron wants the world to know that he does not want to hear people complaining about one big detail regarding Avatar 2.

By James Brizuela | Published

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James Cameron is never once to mince words. He has openly spoken about his negative feelings towards the character James Bond, and he has now voiced his opinion about people who might view Avatar 2 as being “too long.” We do understand that movies are starting to push over 2 hours long, which might deter those who can’t sit still. However, that is the joy of going to the movies in the first place. You immerse yourself in a story for a few hours and just let go. According to Cameron, “I don’t want anybody whining about length when they sit and binge-watch [television] for eight hours … I can almost write this part of the review. ‘The agonizingly long three-hour movie…’ It’s like, give me a f—— break. I’ve watched my kids sit and do five one-hour episodes in a row.”

To be honest, James Cameron does have a valid point. We have all sat there on the couch while watching episode after episode of our favorite shows without any issues. Granted, we all have bathrooms that are steps away and we can pause shows. However, we have sat there letting hours pass as well. We are fine with Avatar 2 being three hours long and James Cameron has a solution for people that have issues with it. He says, “It’s ok to get up and pee.” That is also another valid point, but we also get why people don’t want to bother others by constantly getting up to use the restroom. Also, those who leave for the briefest of moments might miss some important exposition.

Either way, patrons that continually go to the movies should be used to more in-depth features at this point. Yeah, comedies usually run the standard 1-hour and 30-minute structure, but the ever-popular MCU entries have been ramping up their times as well. We are not assuming those who are into the MCU are going to see Avatar 2, but they are some of the most popular films in the world. James Cameron just wants the same respect for those movies as should be there for Avatar 2. We get it. Also, people might be forgetting to just use the restroom right before they get comfy in a theater chair. If you are not doing that already, you are setting yourself up for failure.

James Cameron is also revealing that Avatar 2 is going to be an epic, which is also fine. We have been patiently waiting to see the continuation of this story since the first film was released in 2009. There is likely a lot to talk about and reveal in the film. Mainly, we are going to have to understand how Stephen Lang has returned after taking two Na’vi arrows to the chest, and how Sigourney Weaver is now playing a teenager. Yes, those are both happening in this sequel. We have loads of questions, as we are sure so do you.

James Cameron has promised that Avatar 2 will be the starting point of a sequel released every two years. So, if people have issues with three-hour movies, at least you have a two-year break to prepare yourself for the next epic in this budding franchise. We honestly can’t wait to see what happens next. The hope is that the plot from the first film is not recycled in the sequel, but with water.