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Alice in Wonderland in ETX 3D Review

17 Mar

Over a week ago the family, JC and I went to see Tim Burton’s new Alice in Wonderland in ETX 3D. What is ETX? Well, it is AMC’s attempt at an IMAX killer. It’s a 20% larger screen with extra audio channels and power, just like IMAX. The main difference? AMC doesn’t have to pay IMAX licensing fees. The screen was big and the audio was good. Is it worth the extra coin to go to it? That will depend on what movie you see it in.

Alice in Wonderland was the first movie shown on the first ETX screen in the world! Pleasure Island (why do they still call it that?) is where the screen is and where we saw it.

Alice in Wonderland on the other hand was worth every penny and I’ve been meaning to sit down and blog about it since that night. Unfortunately life has gotten in the way and I’ve gotten behind.

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Public Enemies Review

16 Jul

The other evening Rob and I went to see Johnny Depp’s newest film, “Public Enemies.” I had seen the trailers and read some reviews on Rotten Tomatoes, so I had an idea that it should be a pretty good movie. The movie stars Johnny Depp as John Dillinger, Christian Bale as FBI agent Melvin Purvis and Marion Cotillard as Dillinger’s girl (Billie Frechette). The movie is a very interesting mix of a mobster action movie, a suspense movie and a love story. Unfortunately, I just didn’t get it.

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