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Want to get into 3D printing?
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Here’s what you need:
| March 01, 2013
Smokestacks and stereopticons: 19th-century Providence in 3D
Forty strangers walk into a bar, turn off the lights, and put on 3D glasses. It's not the build-up to a bawdy punch line; it's the Tuesday evening scene inside the Roots Cultural Center on Westminster Street.
| February 01, 2013
Review: Rise of the Guardians
A true surprise, this feature directing debut from storyboard artist Peter Ramsey isn't the lump of coal I expected. Instead it's a computer-animated crowd pleaser featuring unique interpretations of mythical childhood characters reinvented as the kiddi
| November 23, 2012
Review: Dredd 3D
Johnny Knoxville and his merry band of Jackasses were on to something when they shot their last movie in 3D; their formula of slow-motion + stereoscopic imaging was just about the greatest thing ever.
| September 21, 2012
Review: The Flying Swords of Dragon Gate
Swords aren't the only things flying in Tsui Hark's splendidly absurd wuxia — the first Chinese martial-arts film in 3D.
The first Chinese martial-arts film in 3D
| August 31, 2012
Review: Step Up Revolution
The ne plus ultra of “guilty pleasures,” the Step Up movies are willfully naive, awkward, and irresistible.
PATRICK Z. MCGAVIN
| July 27, 2012
Review: Katy Perry: Part of Me
Lady Gaga's every arch move seems designed to be parsed by graduate students convinced that mainstream America is scandalized every time someone plays with — all together now — gender.
A familiar saga
| July 06, 2012
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
The franchise that began as a tame kiddie pleaser about four pampered zoo animals lost in the wild has matured and sharpened its teeth, perhaps thanks to Noah Baumbach ( The Squid and the Whale ) collaborating on the script.
The franchise matures
| June 08, 2012
Review: Marvel's The Avengers
Even for a hard-ass like Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson), head of the ultra-secret S.H.I.E.L.D agency, getting a billionaire genius in a metal suit, a scientist with a bad temper, a cryogenically preserved WWII warrior, a Norse god, and two secret agents
Awkward first steps
| May 04, 2012
Review: The Wrath of the Titans
The folks who gave us the bombastic 3D remake of Clash of the Titans unleash Jonathan Liebesman's Wrath , and it's sensational — if you like being stuffed into a trash can and rolled down a hill.
Sword & sandal frenzy
| April 06, 2012
Review: Dr. Seuss' The Lorax
Regrettably, this team loses a lot of Seuss's quirkiness, though not the message about corporate greed and slash-and-burn imperialism.
3D animated spectacular
| March 02, 2012
Review: Underworld: Awakening
The Underworld series got long in the tooth early, but here, in the fourth installment (directed by Swede Måns Mårlind), it grows new fangs.
Brief but bloody
| January 27, 2012
Who could have predicted that it would take the surviving leading lights of the New German Cinema to put 3D to good use?
Putting 3D to good use
| January 20, 2012
Interview: Wim Wenders takes 3D one step further
Some are surprised that Wim Wenders, like fellow veteran of the '70s New German Cinema Werner Herzog, has embraced something as newfangled as 3D.
| January 20, 2012
Review: The Adventures of Tintin(1)
I don't know how fans of the title hero are going to take this adaptation, since I'm not familiar with the classic Hergé comic strip on which it's based, but followers of Steven Spielberg might regard it as a second-rate, animated Indiana Jones.
Spielberg's second-rate animated Indiana Jones
| December 23, 2011
Review: Happy Feet Two
Lovely to look at despite the 3D, and sometimes bordering on the psychedelic, this crack-brained morality tale blends the sublimely weird and the cloyingly awful as it preaches once again the paradox that you should be true to yourself as long as you a
Crack-brained morality tale
| November 18, 2011
In Ancient Greece a stonemason is plucked from obscurity to battle evil while a posse of beautiful gods look on from their fabulous Olympian penthouse, before plunging earthwards to kick mortal butt.
Tarsem Singh's "visionary" directing
| November 11, 2011
Review: A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas
"Hasn't the whole 3D thing jumped the shark by now?"
Harold and Kumar are back, still high
| November 11, 2011
Review: Spy Kids: All the Time in the World
Director Robert Rodriguez has made no bones about this one being strictly for the kiddies.
S trictly for the kiddies
MICHAEL C. WALSH
| August 26, 2011
Review: Final Destination 5
Are we dead yet? It would appear not, as the Final Destination franchise keeps slogging on, like a cross-country family road trip from hell (spoiler alert: somewhere around mile 600, Mom's going through the windshield).
| August 19, 2011
Review: Glee: The 3D Concert Movie
The little TV series with the can-do pipes rolls out a concert tour that's essentially a love-in with its fan base.
| August 19, 2011
Painting – and video – of the American landscape
"Painting the American Vision" — 45 rapturous paintings from the New York Historical Society — surveys the Hudson River School painters, dubbed for the upstate New York river where they spent their summers prospecting for sights to transform into ravish
| August 05, 2011
Review: The Smurfs
It may be a 3D movie set in a world populated by computer-animated blue-skinned natives, but this isn't Avatar .
An uninspired rip-off
| July 29, 2011
Review: Nintendo 3DS
Nintendo's newest handheld console, the 3DS, costs $250 — the same amount the Wii cost at first, making the 3DS the most expensive handheld to date.
Is Ocarina of Time enough to make the Nintendo 3DS worth it?
| July 15, 2011
Nintendo 3DS: Is 3D gaming a fad?
In 1893, British photographer William Friese-Greene filed a patent for a 3D film viewing process that placed two images side by side, creating a "joined"...
| July 08, 2011
Review: Cave of Forgotten Dreams
So far, I think it's safe to say that nothing is better in 3D, except maybe Avatar and House of Wax.
| May 06, 2011
Review: Killzone 3
It's come to this. As if mandatory system updates and routine software patches weren't enough, console games now support so much peripheral hardware that folks with different set-ups might as well not be playing the same game.
What if you don't play Killzone 3 in 3D?
| March 18, 2011
Review: Mars Needs Moms
In this animated morality lesson from Disney directed by Simon Wells, the Red Planet is ruled by a self-appointed megalomaniac guarded by a phalanx of heavily armed females and maintained by propaganda and spin.
Animated morality lesson for earth children...in 3D!
| March 11, 2011
Review: Drive Angry
If The Adjustment Bureau confused you about the grand plan of the man upstairs, don't expect John Milton (Nicolas Cage) in Patrick Lussier's 3D revenge flick to explain the ways of God to man.
Like a not-so-funny episode from Grindhouse' cutting room floor
| March 04, 2011
Basking in Justin Bieber's Never Say Never
Our nation is still reeling from Bieber's inexplicable Grammy loss — have the judges gone mad? Did Bieber and Drake split the vote? Is this yet another shocking example of the Grammys' longstanding prejudice in favor of jazz bassists?
| February 25, 2011
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