3 books you must discover if you liked the movie

The Avatar: The Waterway experience doesn’t stop at the confines of darkrooms. Here are three perfect books to keep you entertained.

James Cameron is a visionary, no doubt about it. The director has built an entire world and its mythology for the Avatar saga with a rigor never seen on the big screen. After the first work, already full of details, Waterway continues to explore the fauna, flora and landscapes of Pandora to the delight of audiences. But the imaginary planet is still far from revealing all its secrets. Here are three essential books for fans of Avatar and James Cameron.

All the art of Avatar: The Waterway in Huginn and Muninn

Published December 2022 – €39.95

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Conceptual drawings, early designs and mythology, the thick volume offered by Huginn & Muninn promises to offer you a unique dive into the universe imagined by James Cameron and his team. Traces the origins of Tara Bennet through gorgeous illustrations Waterway thanks to exclusive interviews with the director.

So we explore the elements, creatures and scientific concepts that inspired Cameron for this second installment. For this aquatic environment, he was particularly inspired by the cultures of the Pacific Islands. Working closely with clients and prop designers, the director paid close attention to the small details that turned his second exploration of Pandora into a great film. The thick book is not only stunning, but a comprehensive encyclopedia that is sure to find a place in your library.

All Avatar: The Waterway Art

Avatar: The Waterway – Illustrated Encyclopedia in Huginn and Muninn

Published in December 2022 – 25.90 euros

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If you want to learn about Pandora and its wonders, Huginn & Muninn has the perfect place. The home of pop culture devotes an encyclopedia to the second part of Jake and Ney’tiri’s adventures. Through diagrams and other illustrations, the volume breaks down all the elements that make up the universe imagined by Cameron decades ago.

It’s also an opportunity to raise some gray areas in the traditions of a new clan: the Metkayina. The five authors discuss, for example, the relationship with the oceans, the creatures that evolved with them, as well as the fauna and flora you can see during the impressive underwater sequences. Thus, we discover that James Cameron has developed a whole demanding ecosystem, paying special attention to the compatibility of these elements, which may seem anecdotal. Another opportunity to prove that James Cameron is a bona fide artist when it comes to immersing the viewer.

Buy Avatar: The Waterway, The Illustrated Encyclopedia

Avatar: Pandora Guide in Qilinn

Published in September 2022 – 19.95 euros

The Pandora Guide
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We finish with a Pandora guide that includes all the elements mentioned in the first movie. The planet’s geology, animals and plants, no detail is overlooked. Here, the creative aspect is approached more than the scientific approach of the director. Thus, we learn the secrets of the luminescent flora, the reliefs of the planet, as well as the rituals and ceremonies of the Na’vi society.

With a foreword by Zoe Zaldana and an introduction by Jon Landau, The Pandora Guide full of anecdotes and information that will make you look at movies differently. This is once again a golden opportunity to expand the experience. Before or after the screening, honest viewers will be able to find answers to all their questions and perhaps pick up hints here and there about the continuation of Jake and Neytiri’s adventures.

Buy Avatar: Pandora Guide

Remember, five opus are on the schedule for the next few years, all due out two years apart. The third film and some scenes from the fourth film have already been shot. Performance at the box office if the latter has not been provided to date The way L‘water It should convince Disney to put back the cover. Cameron, anyway, with $1.7 billion in revenue, is pretty sure about it, it’s hard to disagree. License Avatar he did not say the last word.

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