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    News - Man dies after watching James Cameron's Avatar in 3D

    Taiwanese doctor claims "over-excitement" caused by Hollywood blockbuster likely to have caused death.
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    Re: News - Man dies after watching James Cameron's Avatar in 3D

    Hmmm did he get to see a different film from me? Whilst very pretty I found it utterly predicable, hardly "exciting". Perhaps it was not taking bathroom breaks as the film was sooo long!

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    Re: News - Man dies after watching James Cameron's Avatar in 3D

    Not a fan of the film at all, I found the silly blue giants irritating, the story boring & cliched. Only good bits were the special effects & 3Dness, though the cracking headache I had all evening afterwards kind of overules them.

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    Re: News - Man dies after watching James Cameron's Avatar in 3D

    3D The Last Samurai in space...
    It was a good film but I really dont think it lived upto the hype...

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    Re: News - Man dies after watching James Cameron's Avatar in 3D

    Sorry if it's old but:

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    Re: News - Man dies after watching James Cameron's Avatar in 3D



    I haven't seen that one!

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    Re: News - Man dies after watching James Cameron's Avatar in 3D

    Mr Kuo is said to have had a history of high blood pressure ...

    ... Hospital doctor, Peng Chin-chih, claims Kuo's condition was likely to have been triggered by "over-excitement from watching the movie".
    Obviously this has nothing to do with his previous history of high blood pressure, or any other stressful experience he may have had before or after seeing the film. Presumably he had spent the previous week lying down in a darkened room listening to calming music?

    The film has been seen by millions of people in just a few weeks, so eventually we were bound to get one tragic death that happened to coincide with someone seeing the film - cue massively innappropriate blaming / implicating the film for the death *sigh*

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    Re: News - Man dies after watching James Cameron's Avatar in 3D

    And some 180km across the Taiwan Strait, Avatar 2D has become banned in China (http://uk.movies.yahoo.com/blog/arti...-in-china.html). No doubt the government thinks that the 3D version is no threat to them, as viewers would just pass away from over excitement, eliminating the risk of political unrest
    [/Tongue in cheek]

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    Re: News - Man dies after watching James Cameron's Avatar in 3D

    Quote Originally Posted by watercooled View Post
    Sorry if it's old but:
    love it...

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    Re: News - Man dies after watching James Cameron's Avatar in 3D

    ^ Also loved that. (Never made the connection, though, till I read this...)

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