Reviews of The Boy in the Iceberg
A review (and some demotivation) of Book 1: Water, Chapter 1: The Boy in the Iceberg.
Hi there. I just recently began to watch the series, having purchased the boxed set, and I'm in love. Since I specialize in producing demotivational posters, I've decided to go through the series and do reviews, all while using DPs.
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One of the reasons I love the series is that it has very strong female characters, because in most anime-style shows, the males are the main characters, while the females are simply eye candy. Instead of letting Sokka be a sexist pig, Kata…Read more >
Nickelodeon has often drawn my ire. In my opinion, successive uninventive shows over the years had sunk their reputation into a bottomless pit. I understood that Nickelodeon was a children's channel; what I didn't understand was why this television network thought children could not think for themselves. Why hide from children the real world? Why shield them from seeing more intellectually demanding TV?
I have to admit: this show has made me rethink that. Its first episode in under half an hour provides a very convincing argument as to why my assumptions of half a lifetime aren't necessarily one hundred per cent correct. That argument isn't perfect - you could say it lacks a degree of that refined eloquence seen in the best arguments - but …Read more >
Plot: Two Southern Water Tribe teenagers unknowingly discover the long-lost Avatar, and bring him back to their village. The young boy mistakenly alerts a Fire Nation ship of his whereabouts, and causes panic in the village.
This is the first episode of Avatar: The Last Airbender. Being so this is supposed to be the opening to the series. It does a good job at this. "The Boy In the Iceberg" offers a wonderful view of the Avatar universe from the view of a young Air Nomad Avatar named Aang. The episode is beautifully done when it comes to graphics and dialog, and uses a lot of funny jokes, (mostly by Sokka.) This episode also introduces 3 of the 4 bending elements: Air, Water, and Fire. This episode has the longest and most unique open…Read more >