The First Avatar Trailer Is Big, Blue, Hyperreal Bliss

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Here's the very first trailer of James Cameron's much-hyped 3D film Avatar. And as you can see, it's a highly aggressive blend of live action and CGI, science fiction and fantasy:

Watch the trailer in high rez (links below) and it's apparent that many of the visual effects (like the mechs in the early shots) are made to look intentionally artificial, blending the real and artificial worlds in hyperreality. And I really don't know what else to say other than, my interest is certainly piqued. What about yours? [Apple via CrunchGear and io9]

UPDATE: If the video link is dead for you, try the Apple download link.