Personally, I enjoyed the movie Avatar, but I think that a huge part of my enjoyment stemmed from LEAVING THE THEATER ALIVE. Now a man has died from watching this movie. Whoops. AVATAR, YOU ARE A MURDERER, AND MURDERERS GO TO JAIL! From news.com.au:
A 42-year-old Taiwanese man with a history of high blood pressure has died of a stroke likely triggered by over-excitement from watching the blockbuster Avatar in 3D, a doctor says.
The man, identified only by his surname Kuo, started to feel unwell during the screening earlier this month in the northern city of Hsinchu and was taken to hospital.
Mr Kuo, who suffered from hypertension, was unconscious when he arrived at the Nan Men General Hospital and a scan showed that his brain was haemorrhaging, emergency room doctor Peng Chin-chih said today.
“It’s likely that the over-excitement from watching the movie triggered his symptoms,” the doctor said.
Mr Kuo died 11 days later from the brain haemorrhage, and the China Times newspaper said it was the first death linked to watching James Cameron’s science-fiction epic Avatar.
Oh jeez. That is sad, no duh. Although, I don’t think it was the excitement of the movie that killed him. I think it was because Giovanni Ribisi’s character was SO MEAN! Check out this picture of Avatar in jail. P.S. I am sorry that a man has died, and I am also sorry that my job has turned me into an actual-to-goodness goblin.