Terrific New Avatar Trailer Unveiled

Fox today unveiled a three-and-a-half-minute trailer for James Cameron’s sci-fi epic Avatar, and it’s easily the closest the $230 million film has come to meeting the expectations created by its director’s customarily hubristic boasts:

As of now, we’re still hesitant to deem Avatar a potentially life-changing experience, but at least we can now say it has the makings of a damn good action flick. Which is more than what we could say previously.

Avatar opens December 18, 2009.