Tag: 3d

Blu-ray Review: Cult Classic THE STEWARDESSES Never Takes Off

Casually flying us back to an era when cheapo sleaze movies were, above all, passive, we now have the Blu-ray release of the 1969 hit The Stewardesess.   “Hit,” you ask?  Oh yes - this amateurish 16mm skin-flick held the...

Review: SWORD MASTER Honours Wuxia Tradition Through Bold Reinvention

Nearly 40 years after Chor Yuen launched his acting career in the Shaw Brothers classic Death Duel, director Derek Yee returns to Gu Long’s source novel for a ravishing new adaptation. With Tsui Hark producing and action choreography from Yuen...

Have Your Say: What Favorite Classic Film Would You Like To See In 3D?

If I've ever put a more blasphemous title above one of these "Have Your Say" articles, I sure cannot remember it. The colouring-in of old black and white movies already makes my skin itch, so adding fake 3D effects in...

Hey, Toronto! Check Out Classic 3D Horror Film THE MASK On The Big Screen!

Look at that image above. Seriously. Marvel in it. That's from Julian Roffman's 1961 effort The Mask, which stands as both the first feature length horror film and first feature length 3D film ever produced in Canada. And you've got...

Review: Johnnie To's OFFICE, Too Much Like Real Work

In a wild change of pace, Hong Kong director Johnnie To delivers an all-singing, occasionally-dancing adaptation of Sylvia Chang's successful stage play, Design for Living. While the script has undergone numerous changes along the way, and boasts brand new musical numbers...

Review: ZHONG KUI: SNOW GIRL AND THE DARK CRYSTAL Delivers Genuine Romance But Flawed Fantasy

Acclaimed Hong Kong cinematographer Peter Pau takes another swing at directing a major motion picture with this grand scale fantasy about legendary demon queller Zhong Kui. Assisted by co-director Zhao Tianyu and featuring some spirited performances, the result is a...

Check Out The Poster And Production Stills From Tsui Hark's TAKING OF TIGER MOUNTAIN

We have the official poster for Tsui Hark's upcoming 3D epic Taking of Tiger Mountain and some behind the scenes stills featuring the director at work. The film is set to open during the highly coveted Christmas season on Christmas...

THE GRANDMASTER In 3D? Yes, Says Wong Kar-Wai - Coming In October

Did you feel that Wong Kar-Wai's elegant, graceful, and exciting The Grandmaster was too ... oh, what's the word ... two-dimensional? The director has come up with a solution. He is adding a third dimension to the biographical action movie, which...

Review: DARKER THAN NIGHT (MÁS NEGRO QUE LA NOCHE), An Embarrassingly Bad 3D Remake

The original Más Negro Que la Noche, or Darker Than Night, was written and directed by the late Carlos Enrique Taboada in 1975. Widely considered as one of the most important Mexican horror films ever made, it is everything this...

First Teaser For Tsui Hark's THE TAKING OF TIGER MOUNTAIN 3D Reveals A Tiger And A Mountain

Touted as one of the year's biggest Chinese film's, Tsui Hark's 3D epic The Taking Of Tiger Mountain is set for a 24 December release date in mainland China - one of the year's most hotly contested release windows.Based on...

IP MAN 3D With Donnie Yen Finally Moving Forward

First announced about two years ago, Donnie Yen will finally be reprising the role of Wing Chun grandmaster Ip Man in the third installment of Pegasus Motion Pictures' hugely popular film franchise, according to Variety. Following the enormous success of the...

Jiang Wen Lets Fly A Teaser & Gorgeous Posters For GONE WITH THE BULLETS

Gone With The Bullets, Jiang Wen's spiritual sequel to his monster hit Let The Bullets Fly, will arrive in cinemas across mainland China in 3D on 18 December, according to a newly released teaser trailer. Back in 2010, Let The Bullets...

Review: THE MONKEY KING Is A Hot Mess From The Heavens

Soi Cheang's The Monkey King finally arrives in time for the Chinese New Year holiday, but despite a spirited central performance from an unrecognisable Donnie Yen, the film proves a chaotic maelstrom of make-up and computer-generated imagery that struggles to...

Twitchvision: Jason Gorber Talks PRISONERS, ART OF THE STEAL and WIZARD OF OZ 3D

Still recovering from the long hours of TIFF (and writing all these Twitch reviews!) but managed to take in a screening during the fest of Denis Villeneuve's Prisoners and Jonathan Sobol's Art of the Steal. Also was thoroughly impressed with...

Sadako Is Back For Another Round In Full Trailer For SADAKO 3D 2

The world's most popular long haired ghost is back with the return of The Ring villain Sadako in Sadako 3D 2. This one revolves around a young girl who appears to be Sadako reborn and - because 3D is clearly...

More 3D Horror From Thailand With THE SECOND SIGHT And GHOST COINS

Thailand's Five Star Production is continuing its recent foray into 3D horror with a pair of new projects announced at the Hong Kong Filmart, both of which come with familiar names at the helm.Up first is Ghost Coins, a new...

Lucasfilm Update: STAR WARS Prequels 3D Release "Postponed"

According to the official Star Wars site:"Lucasfilm has decided to postpone this fall's scheduled release of Star Wars Episodes II and III in 3D. Given the recent development that we are moving forward with a new Star Wars trilogy, we...

Fantasy, More Real Than Real: THE HOBBIT, HFR And The Future Of Movies

Earlier this year, I found myself at a friend of a friend's apartment watching Tod Browning's 1932 masterpiece Freaks through the "motion smoothing" filter on his HD TV.  For me, the resulting video-like image of what should be the opposite...

An Ode To Jar Jar: THE PHANTOM MENACE In 3D

Let's get all the preconceptions on the table, shall we? I get it, most of a certain age despise the inelegantly titled STAR WARS: EPISODE ONE - THE PHANTOM MENACE. It managed for many to deflate decades of pent-up expectation...