• I Saw Gravity

    Help, I’ve fallen and I can’t get up… or down… or sideways?  Which is it? I saw my first real 3-D movie yesterday — Gravity. It is an excellent movie, and worth the theater-going experience. Beautiful soundtrack. Sandra Bullock can do no wrong. Like a fine steak that stands without dressing or seasoning or fancy grill techniques. It’s almost like a horror movie at times, but it’s definitely a thriller. It boosts my love and appreciation for NASA and the space program. Government, you make me sad. It’s ninety minutes, but it doesn’t feel ninety minutes because the tension is staggering. It’s the proper evolution of the scariest parts of…

  • 3D TV

    3-D Won’t Survive

    Here’s what I know. This new 3-D revival in theaters? It won’t succeed. Not because of the problems, not because of the poorly executed effects. It’s because no one ever needed 3-D to tell a story. You say, “but Eric, that’s because the technology wasn’t there.” Bull. No one can deny the technology is evolving, and evolving nicely. It’s gone from red and blue glasses to chromatic, polarized stuff, to things that don’t even need glasses like the Nintendo 3DS and certain TVs. 3-D has never been better, yet no one’s embracing the revolution. Remember DVD’s? Remember how fast they were adopted? 3D should be like that, but it’s not.…