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U2 could sit back and do nothing else for the remainder of their career and they would still go down as one of the most legendary bands of all time. They have done it all. In and out of the realm of music. But their innovation goes a step further this week as they release the new concert film, U2 3D. No, this does not stand for some random coed dorm room number. It means exactly what you would expect. U2 in 3 dimensional glory.
U2 3D will be exhibited
in close to 1,000 theaters around the world equipped with digital-projection
systems from Real D, the world leader in 3D digital theater systems and
will also be seen in the IMAX 3D format. Which is where I had a chance
to see it. Taken from their Vertigo tour, the film is a concert experience.
Nothing more, nothing less. That is where I had a problem with it. I was
hoping for something along the lines of Rattle and Hum, unquestionably
one of the grandest of all music documentaries. Granted, I am sure the
camera setup and filming of random footage for 3D use would be
But now let me tell you what
did excite me about this. The future. My hope is that this will pave the
way for all future concert films. Bands like Pink
If you have the chance to
see it in your area, it is worth the ticket price, if and only if, you
go into it as a huge fan wanting to experience another
Matt Mungle (1/23/08)
Matt is a member of the North
Texas Film Critics Association (NTFCA) and co-hosts a weekly radio feature,
The Mungles on Movies, with his wife Cindy.
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