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2014-09-23 20:20:59

Wildlife Conservationist Jeff Corwin featured in "Galapagos 3D: Nature's Wonderland" Opening on October 5, 2014 at the California Science Center LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Science Center invites audiences to an exploration of a paradise unlike any other, with the breathtaking IMAX film, "Galapagos 3D: Nature's Wonderland" narrated by Jeff Corwin, premiering this October 5(th). "Galapagos 3D: Nature's Wonderland" brings to the giant screen...

2008-10-03 18:00:05

FLY ME TO THE MOON (U, 84 mins) Family/Comedy. Featuring the voices of Trevor Gagnon, David Gore, Philip Daniel Bolden, Kelly Ripa ***** SPACE, the final frontier.These are the voyages of the Musca domestica (the common housefly to you and me). Their mission: To blandly go where three chimps went just two months ago in the first computer-animated feature film designed, created and produced exclusively for 3D projection. Fly Me To The Moon re-imagines one of the proudest moments...

2008-09-05 21:00:14

By RENE RODRIGUEZ "Fly Me to the Moon" is the first feature-length computer- animated 'toon made specifically for 3-D. This is a good thing, because the movie would be unwatchable without it. Director Ben Stassen, a veteran of various 3-D IMAX movies, knows what he's doing when it comes to technological trickery that expands the depth of field. He's not quite as adept, however, at enlivening Domonic Paris' pedestrian screenplay with visual wit or humor. This story about three young...

2008-07-15 15:00:00

By STEPHEN BECKER, MCCLATCHY NEWSPAPERS 3-D is having a moment. Of course, it's had other moments, from the golden age of the early 1950s to one-off sensations such as 1983's "Jaws 3-D." But 2008 has already seen perhaps the world's biggest band release a concert film in 3-D ("U2 3D"), while another 3-D film opened at No. 1 ("Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour"). And in the next few weeks, two more such films will hit screens: "Journey to the Center of the...

2008-07-15 00:00:23

By Stephen Becker DALLAS -- 3-D is having a moment. Of course, it's had other moments, from the golden age of the early 1950s to one-off sensations such as 1983's "Jaws 3-D." But 2008 already has seen perhaps the world's biggest band release a concert film in 3-D ("U2 3D"), while another 3-D film opened at No. 1 ("Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour"). And in the next few weeks, two more such films will be hitting screens: "Journey to the Center of the Earth,"...

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2008-07-11 15:10:00

3-D is having a moment. Of course, it's had other moments, from the golden age of the early 1950s to one-off sensations such as 1983's Jaws 3-D. But 2008 has already seen perhaps the world's biggest band release a concert film in 3-D (U2 3D), while another 3-D film opened at No. 1 (Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour). And in the next few weeks, two more such films will be hitting screens: Journey to the Center of the Earth, which opens today, and the animated Fly Me...

2008-07-11 03:00:23

DALLAS _ 3-D is having a moment. Of course, it's had other moments, from the golden age of the early 1950s to one-off sensations such as 1983's "Jaws 3-D." But 2008 has already seen perhaps the world's biggest band release a concert film in 3-D ("U2 3D"), while another 3-D film opened at No. 1 ("Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour"). And in the next few weeks, two more such films will be hitting screens: "Journey to the Center of the Earth," which opens today, and...


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