Wow!!  The colors …and the trees … and the floating …spinning …light …waterfall …flying …!!  (Not a very useful review, oh well.)

It was so much like the world we used to imagine and play about, that I would wish with all my might to jump into.  I would think:  I’m going to open my eyes in five seconds and I’ll be there, if I take one step on the surface that’s it.  The next breath I breathe will be the atmosphere of Kappa.  That was my designation for our planet.  The rest is secret; I wouldn’t want to screw up my travel options, just in case wishes become real. 

(nabbed off this guy’s blog)  These Pandoran life forms were inspired by Christmas tree worms, Spirobranchus giganteus:


So, how much does Avatar borrow from Maori history?