I just got finished watching The Hurt Locker for a second time and I decided that it should win the Oscar for the best picture over Avatar. Can you believe it? The Hurt Locker over Avatar. The Hurt Locker is about a bomb squad team in Iraq and the dramas they go through. Yes it is rated R, for swearing and blood and gore, but it is a very deep movie that deals with human emotions and stresses of war. The character Eldrige is a young man who is convinced that he is going to be killed in war and is beating himself up over the death of his teammate. Oh and that was a spoiler of the first 5 minutes of the show. But the main character Sargent William James, played by the good looking Jeremy Renner, is a thrill seeking bomb tech who takes no crap from anyone and is the bad boy (not dead bad boy mind you). It is a very emotional movie and was very well done by director Kathrine Bigelow (probably didn't spell her name right).
While Avatar has the cool CGI and amazing world of Pandora, it lacks in depth and real feelings. They have the same old character development that all movies of this type have. "I'm here on a mission to further my side, but then I fall in love with the people and now I have to protect them." I'm sorry to say, but that has been done a lot. Alright I am a big big big fan of Avatar, and Sam Worthington (yum yum my lollipop :D). But I have to say that The Hurt Locker is an all around better movie. If you can get passed the F word every few minutes and you have a stomach for war gore, (War gore, that rhymes) see this movie. It is very good and does have a pretty good looking lead actor (well good looking after you have watched him for about 20 min and have gotten used to him then he is really good looking and you know he is a very rugged man. Haha.) Sooooo see The Hurt Locker.