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Avatar: The Way of Water overtakes Top Gun: Maverick at the global box office
James Cameron’s second film in the Avatar series is set to earn $1.5bn globally, pushing it past the Tom Cruise adventure to become the highest-grossing film from 2022

Andrew Pulver

05, Jan, 2023 @3:40 PM

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The Avatar saga is here to stay. So what will part three look like?
Now The Way of Water has passed the billion-dollar mark, a seven-movie saga seems inevitable – with stars, settings and storylines in the bank

Ben Child

30, Dec, 2022 @10:10 AM

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Avatar 2 should make us completely rethink our relationship with the planet | Rupert Read
The Way of Water is a rallying cry to make us cherish the oceans that are so vital to life on Earth, says Rupert Read, the author of Why Climate Breakdown Matters

Rupert Read

21, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Avatar: The Way of Water – the new aliens, daddy issues and Cameron’s message – discuss with spoilers
As we take a deeper dive into Pandora’s depths will this turn out to be The Empire Strikes Back of the seven-film saga?

Ben Child

20, Dec, 2022 @3:36 PM

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Painting myself blue and learning Na’vi: how Avatar taught me to love being a fan | Clem Bastow
My love of Avatar – and the support I found in other fans – helped me to embrace qualities in myself I had long hidden away

Clem Bastow

20, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Avatar: The Way of Water review – a thunderously underwhelming damp squib of a return
James Cameron’s long-awaited Avatar sequel is a lumbering three-hour slog featuring characters seemingly designed by a stoned sixth former

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

18, Dec, 2022 @8:00 AM

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‘It’s got to be an experience, first and foremost’: James Cameron, Sigourney Weaver and Kate Winslet on the return of Avatar
The director and actors discuss his typically gruelling film-making process, including learning to free dive, the tech v nature message of the new films – and why there’s still room for ‘big boy toys’

Steve Rose

16, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Avatar: The Way of Water review – a soggy, twee, trillion-dollar screensaver
Thirteen years in the making, James Cameron’s insipid, overlong followup to his sci-fi record-breaker is a very expensive beached whale

Peter Bradshaw

15, Dec, 2022 @11:35 AM

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‘Post-Avatar depression syndrome’: why do fans feel blue after watching James Cameron’s film?
PADS is not a medically recognised condition, but the feelings people experience are very real

Sian Cain explains it to Steph Harmon

15, Dec, 2022 @4:24 AM

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What connects Avatar: The Way of Water to Daft Punk?
Sail away to Pandora via ethereal-pop practitioner Enya, the cyber-cycles of Tron and the mind-melting romance stylings of French auteur Michel Gondry

Larry Ryan

10, Dec, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Unhappy landings: please Avatar, don’t ever visit Earth!
Avatar: The Way of Water may flop, but it’s got to be better than the putative storyline promised for movie five, which is a no-no for any sci-fi franchise

Ben Child

09, Dec, 2022 @3:47 PM

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‘Silly, soggy’ or ‘screamingly good’? First responses to Avatar: The Way of Water emerge
While some critics were bowled over by the grand spectacle after the London world premiere, others including the Guardian’s Peter Bradshaw found it far from thrilling

Guardian film

07, Dec, 2022 @1:58 PM

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