Posts Tagged ‘3d

02
Jul
11

third time’s the charm

[WARNING: NO SPOILERS]

Some people love to hate Michael Bay.

Some people also love to hate movies that exist primarily to sell toys (kinda bizarre how two, high profile examples of this “genre” were released at the same time this week), so it should come as no surprise that a number of early reviews for  Transformers: (Turn Off the) Dark of the Moon  have stuck the kinfe in.  These commentaters resolutely claim that the movie is abysmal, wanting you to believe it’s as painful as watching a Lady Gaga concert while having your testicles sandblasted.

Judas, I say!

As long as you go in knowing what to expect – a rambunctious movie about giant robots masterminding all manner of mayhem – then it’s easily the best of the three and a thoroughly enjoyable ride.

Mind you I’m no Michael Bay or Transformers apologist; I think the first movie is ok at best and the second IS as painful as the above.  But the new film clearly removes itself from the pack in a few small but important ways…

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03
Aug
09

The shat in 3D!

My good pal and stereo imaging expert extraordinaire Jim Carbonetti recently ran across William T. Shatner at a trade show and took some 3D video of our beloved captain.  Carbo was gracious enough to provide a few anaglyphs for all the lucky Darth Mojo readers out there who made the effort to go out and pick up some 3D glasses at Blockbuster.  Click ahead for a few more images that show Bill’s true depth as a performer…

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01
Jun
09

movie review: up (aka up vs star trek)

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What happens when you make a movie within a studio system that’s not run by accountants or marketing people, but run by film makers?  You get “Up,” the latest CGI-animated feature from 3D juggernaut Pixar.  “Up” isn’t simply the best Pixar film to date – it’s a great movie, period.  I don’t care if you think “cartoons” aren’t for you or if you tend to steer clear of “kids movies,” this is something everyone who likes movies will love.

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