Movie Review — “Rio” 3D

Now here is a movie to which I must confess I have a prejudice — I am a small parrot owner!  As such, I can state with much delight that the parrot characters in the story are “spot on,” with some exaggeration you would expect for a cartoon, of course!  One such exaggeration, the varied… [Continue Reading]

Movie Review — “Gnomeo and Juliet” 3D

Ever wonder what those lawn ornaments (the ones that look like refugees from a fairy story) do in their spare time when you are not around?  “Gnomeo and Juliet,” a skilfully animated 3D romp, proposes that they may be reworking a classic Shakespeare plot into a story that contains no resemblance to the original Shakespeare… [Continue Reading]

Inexpensive but High Quality 3D Theater

Sick of the exorbitant prices being charged for 3D movie showings?  Well, for a very refreshing change, I attended a showing of “Gnomeo and Juliet” in RealD at the 2nd run Starplex La Mirada Movies 7 Theater, at 15296 Rosecrans Avenue, La Mirada, CA 90638, tel. (714) 739-1010 (Actually, in spite of its address, the… [Continue Reading]

Carmen 3-D Review


“Carmen 3D” was outstanding!.  Superb performances – acting as well as singing — by soprano Christine Rice (Carmen), tenor Bryan Hymel (Don Jose), and soprano Maija Kovalevska (Micaela).  Among the many excellent performances, Rice delivers as an earthy Carmen on several fine arias, and Hymel’s impassioned arias at the end are energizing and positively gripping.  Hymel… [Continue Reading]

“Tron Legacy” in 3D IMAX — Sadly Disappointing

Tron Legacy

“Tron Legacy” in 3D IMAX — Sadly Disappointing by Oliver Dean, LA 3D Club Competition Director. I was hoping that “Tron Legacy” in IMAX 3D would be a 3D showcase rivaling “Avatar,” but it fell far short of my expectations, especially in its limited use of stereoscopic effect. Almost all the stereo was restricted to… [Continue Reading]

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