James Cameron, director of one big budget sci-fi movie that is a retelling of Pocahontas, and another big budget movie that is a retelling of the story of a famous boat that sank, dissed today’s Hollywood for making too many stories that are based on the retelling of famous stories or that use licensed brands to sell tickets. The dissing occurred the German magazine Spiegel.

In particular, he takes aim at current movie projects based on board games, such as Battleship, which he calls ridiculous. “This degrades the cinema,” he says. (source)

Cameron is currently at work on Avatar 2 and Avatar 3.