A new perspective

By Camelot
Written October 01, 2014
A stunning visual into Cirque that you probably haven't seen before, even if you're an ardent fan. It'is full of the artistry, imagery and magic that has become the signature of Cirque, but somehow it misses something in translation to the big screen. That may be inevitable since you know that every movie is going to be perfect, unlike in real life where there's always a chance, no matter how small, that someone will slip, or miss their cue. I also found it a little jarring with the changing camera angles and especially the use of slow motion at points. Sure, you get to see a different viewpoint of the artists, and maybe see a detail that you wouldn't have seen from the 20th row, but somehow, at least to me, Cirque is all about the overall encompassing image. The wide panning shots worked better, at least for me. Overall, though, it was an enjoyable ride that covered several of their live shows. Worth seeing even if you don't leave with quite the same high that get in real life.
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Amazing visuals!!!

By Darius.churchman
Written December 22, 2012
Visually Artistic movie, with every camera angle you could think of, 3-d actually suprised me...it was amazing! I will be purchasing tickets to see the show in Vegas very soon.
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Don't Believe The Hype

By cherylvmiller
Written December 24, 2012
Colors and costumes, not as vivid as advertised. Many scenes filmed as if you were sitting in the "cheap seats", so you lacked that "front row" and/or "up close" experience... even in 3D! My fam & I have seen live performances and thought the theatrics were good in the movie, but the visual was a little janky.
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Looks effortless

By kimjackie
Written December 22, 2012
The movie was excellent...My husband and I both said we could have passed on the narrative with the girl wandering through the tents and so forth, but otherwise it was beautifully done...The performers make it look effortless yet we know how difficult it can be...The water scenes were amazing and the running through the cages high up in the air was extraordinary...My husband tried to copy one of the moves in the show which was to hold me with one arm yet he dropped me so we know its difficult and you must be very strong.....We cannot imagine all the practice that goes into this......My husband and I have been to Vegas many times, but have never been able to get tickets to the live show so this was a great opportunity to see it...It now makes us want to see it in person even more.....
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Must Go for CdS fans

By onejourneysteve
Written December 24, 2012
If you have ever attended and enjoyed a Cirque de Soleil performance, then this is a must see movie for you. You will be amazed by the beauty and ability of these artists.
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