Avatar: The Way of Water fans are complaining about reports of staggeringly long runtimes
An alleged running time for Avatar: The Way of Water circulates on social media… and it’s long.
The release of the long-awaited sequel to James Cameron’s record-breaking 2009 blockbuster avatar is finally on the horizon, with a December 2022 premiere.
avatar had a running time of two hours and 42 minutes, leading many fans to speculate that the sequel would be of a similar length.
While an official runtime has yet to be announced, there is a new report from meeting asserts that The way of the water actually last longer than three hours.
Fans shared their reaction to the news on social media, with many arguing that the film’s length was too long.
“Why do we keep doing this? Movies are already too long!” wrote @ParkerOrtolani
“More like Avatar: The Way Too Long Movie I’m right guys,” joked another Twitter user.
“I know runtime doesn’t dictate quality, but c’mon…this is way too long,” commented another. “Especially since it’s the first of FOUR sequels.
“I won’t denigrate it before it’s released, but I appreciate films that are effective in less time.”
“Holy shit,” wrote another person. “It’s way too long. I can do it [Avengers: Endgame]but not for avatar.”
Others compared the length to Damien Chazelle’s forthcoming epic Babylonwhich was recently confirmed to run for three hours and 10 minutes.
“avatar and Babylon Contest to see which 3+ hour movie has the most people complaining about being too long,” one person quipped.
However, some people defended the prospect of three hours avatar Movie.
“Remember yesterday when everyone was complaining about movies that were too long? I agreed then, but not anymore. James Camerons Avatar: The Way of Water can be as long as it wants to be,” one person wrote.
Avatar: The Way of Water hits theaters on December 16th.
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/news/avatar-the-way-of-water-runtime-length-release-b2213842.html Avatar: The Way of Water fans are complaining about reports of staggeringly long runtimes