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Movie: Avatar

A paraplegic marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Mar 24, 2018 - 38 comments

Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Blind Bandit  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 6

Aang searches for his Earthbending Master. Could an earthbending tournament in Gaoling hold the answer? The Boulder is over his conflicted feelings! [more inside]
posted by Katemonkey on Jun 4, 2015 - 17 comments

Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Swamp  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 4

Aang, Katara, and Sokka find themselves in the middle of a large and mysterious swamp. What do their visions mean? What is hunting Appa and Momo? And what happens when Zuko can't take the humiliating life of being a beggar any more? [more inside]
posted by Katemonkey on May 28, 2015 - 18 comments

Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Cave of Two Lovers  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 2

Aang, Katara, and Sokka make their way to Omashu, but have trouble going by air. Luckily, a group of wandering musicians tell them about an underground route. A... [more inside]
posted by Katemonkey on May 21, 2015 - 18 comments

Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Great Divide  Season 1, Ep 11

The gang's journey northward brings them to the Great Divide, the Grand Canyon of the Avatar world, and into the arguing midst of two rival Earth Kingdom tribes, the Gan Jin and the Zhang. In a bid to display the Avatar's expected ability to unite people, Aang volunteers to guide the two groups through the canyon and through their troubles. [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Mar 23, 2015 - 13 comments

Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Waterbending Scroll  Season 1, Ep 9

Arrr! Aang, Katara, and Sokka, encounter enterprising pirates while looking for supplies in an Earth Kingdom town. Amongst their stolen wares for sale is a precious waterbending scroll replete with waterbending forms ripe for learning by Katara and Aang. Anxious to develop her skills, Katara takes drastic action to procure it. Meanwhile, mutiny occurs on Zuko's ship as General Iroh countermands an order by directing the ship to the nearest port for the emergency acquisition of a precious item. Also, Momo receives an apology. [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Mar 16, 2015 - 15 comments

The Legend of Korra: Operation Beifong  Season 4, Ep 10

Bolin, Opal, and Lin, are joined by none other than the Beifong matriarch, Toph, in their mission to rescue Suyin and her family from the clutches of Kuvira. In the course of their mission, they discover the super weapon that Varrick had previously warned Kuvira was likely to create and alter their plans accordingly. In Republic City, President Raiko holds a meeting to find out the latest on Varrick and Asami's collaboration for the defense of the city, while Korra attempts to convince the resident spirits to join the fight. Also, Juicy the Air Bison. [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Dec 5, 2014 - 21 comments

The Legend of Korra: Beyond the Wilds  Season 4, Ep 9

Korra deals with trouble in the Spirit Wilds, with help from an unexpected quarter. Meanwhile, Bolin and Varrick's return elicits mixed reactions, while Opal and Lin make plans for a secret mission.
posted by emjaybee on Nov 28, 2014 - 27 comments

The Legend of Korra: Coronation  Season 4, Ep 3

Coronation day has arrived for Prince Wu, heir to the Earth Kingdom throne, and all that stands between his and the unfortunate Mako's journey to Ba Sing Se is a ceremony to be held in Republic City. The world leaders gather in attendance, as well the Great Uniter, General Kuvira of the Metal Clan, who Tenzin is beginning to have doubts about. Back in the great swamp of the Earth Kingdom, Korra asks Toph Beifong to train her and help her return to her previous fighting form, something Toph readily agrees to with much relish. Lastly, Varrick shows a surprise interest in spirit vines. [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Oct 17, 2014 - 32 comments

The Legend of Korra: Korra Alone  Season 4, Ep 2

The past three years of Korra's life are revealed in a series of flashbacks which began with her return to the Southern Water Tribe and a two week stay that extended to two years. Between the flashbacks of Korra's struggle through rehabilitation, to gain the use of her legs and to deal with her PTSD, she is haunted by the vision a dark spectre version of herself in the Avatar state, adorned in the chains and manacles from the Red Lotus' attempt to kill her and break the Avatar cycle. The episode concludes with Korra being lead into the great jungle of the Earth Kingdom and a sight for sore eyes. [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Oct 10, 2014 - 25 comments

The Legend of Korra: After All These Years  Season 4, Ep 1

The final season of Legend of Korra premiered today with our return to the Avatar world three years from the conclusion of events at the end of Season 3. It is a world still adjusting to the chaos of the Red Lotus and the reintroduction of spirits into the material world. It is a world that finds Team Avatar dissolved with its members pursuing different paths and a restored Air Nomad nation serving as a peacekeeping force. It is a world that has been absent an Avatar for three years. [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Oct 3, 2014 - 46 comments

The Legend of Korra: Enter the Void  Season 3, Ep 12

The first half of the Legend of Korra Book 3 season finale finds Team Avatar along with the Metal Clan on an airship sprinting north to save the newly reestablished Air Nomad nation and to stop the Red Lotus. Faced with the dilemma to surrender herself to Zaheer at the risk of the air benders safety versus an outright rescue attempt, Korra makes a decision that might change the fate of the world, and her own, forever. Also, Bolin and Mako's grandmother shames both Naga and Pabu.
posted by Atreides on Aug 22, 2014 - 12 comments

The Legend of Korra: The Ultimatum  Season 3, Ep 11

Ba Sing Se is in chaos, looters flood the upper ring and the Queen's Palace, while fires spread throughout the fallen walled city. Mako and Bolin, freed by Zaheer to deliver a message to the Avatar, manage to secure an Earth Kingdom airship to seek Korra in the desert, but not before saving their large family from a flaming building. Soon they found their way to the Misty Palms Oasis and deliver the chilling message to Korra. Also, Bolin and Mako's grandmother decides she's going to take a nap. [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Aug 15, 2014 - 27 comments

The Legend of Korra: Original Airbenders  Season 3, Ep 7

The new air benders begin their instruction in the ways of the Air Nomads at the Northern Air Temple as Tenzin struggles to find the best teaching method to re-establish the Air Nation. Bumi is not impressed. Kai and Jinora continue to bond in the air bison heavy episode that also reveals the air nomad secret of the shaved head. More information is revealed about the Earth Queen, including a rumor so horrendous, it seals her fate in the Top 5 worse people ever in the Avatar Universe!
posted by Atreides on Jul 18, 2014 - 24 comments

The Legend of Korra: Old Wounds  Season 3, Ep 6

The conflict between Lin Beifong and her sister, Suyin, comes to a head as we learn about the sisters' contentious past and at the same time, Korra has the opportunity to become the first Avatar ever to learn to metal bend. Bolin is called out as fake once again by Opal and Zaheer and Company make an explosive escape out of Republic City on their continuing search for the Avatar.
posted by Atreides on Jul 18, 2014 - 15 comments

The Legend of Korra: The Metal Clan  Season 3, Ep 5

Team Avatar loses Tenzin as he takes the Earth Kingdom air benders to the Northern Air Temple to learn the ways of the air nomads and everyone else heads for the futuristic Zhao Fu, the home and city of the Metal Clan to find a new air bender. Once there they meet Suyin Beifong, Lin Beifong's half-sister and a whole lot of emotional baggage which also belongs to Lin. Bolin may have a new love interest in Opal, Lin's neice and the Metal Clan air bender, while back at Avatar Island in Republic City, Zaheer infiltrates the ranks of the new air benders in hopes of finding out the whereabouts of Korra. Also, we learn the universe didn't want Varrick to go to answer for his crimes. Nifty spoiler inside! [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Jul 12, 2014 - 26 comments

The Legend of Korra: In Harms Way  Season 3, Ep 4

Informed by Mako and Bolin of the imprisoned air benders, Korra and Team Avatar plan to break them out. The budding romance between Jinora and Kai takes another step forward, while Team Zuko is defeated handily by Team Anti-Avatar who break out Sparky Sparky Boom Lady from her frozen prison. Lin Beifong appears in Ba Sing Se to warn Korra of the escape and we learn that Zaheer, leader of Team Anti-Avatar, and his compatriots had attempted to kidnap Korra shortly after she was identified as the Avatar, which resulted in their imprisonment. Also, Bumi needs a badger mole who knows morse code.
posted by Atreides on Jul 12, 2014 - 12 comments

The Legend of Korra: The Earth Queen  Season 3, Ep 3

Team Avatar finally arrives in Ba Sing Se, the magnificent walled city, after a rather less than successful recruitment drive for new members of the Air Nation. Unfortunately, the good Earth King and his Bear are now history, and the current reigning monarch seems to care but for two things: Topiary and Taxes. Other surprises and mysteries also abound in Ba Sing Se. Meanwhile, Team Zuko forms in the Northern Water Tribe, determined to prevent the jailbreak of Sparky Sparky Boom Girl a fire bender with telekinetic fire bending powers. [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Jun 30, 2014 - 6 comments

The Legend of Korra: Rebirth of a Nation  Season 3, Ep 2

The second episode of Legend of Korra, finds Team Avatar on a road trip aboard an airship, compliments of Asami, voyaging across the Earth Kingdom on their way to its capital, Ba Sing Se. Along the way, Tenzin and Korra attempt to recruit the new air benders to help rebuild the Air Nation, with less than successful (and quite amusing) results. Also, the return of Zuko! [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Jun 29, 2014 - 7 comments

The Legend of Korra: A Breath of Fresh Air  Season 3, Ep 1

Avatar: The Legend of Korra returns for its third season with Korra discovering that her decision to leave the spirit portals open after the Harmonic Convergence has resulted in unforeseen consequences. For those who have yet to see it, catch the trailer for Season 3, here! [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Jun 28, 2014 - 15 comments

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