By billpfaff
Written December 23, 2012
We have seen two live Cirque shows and loved both. Accordingly, I think both venues have their advantage. Seeing Cirque live is truly an experience but the movie allows you to see it from perspectives that live can't offer. Things like aerial shots and slow motion among others truly offer a different view. We'll continue to go see live shows but if they come out with another movie we'll be front and center to see it. Finally, as always the talent of the participants is unquestionable. The dedication of these people to master their talents is mind boggling,
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Poor 3D Experience, Great artists and costumes

By Dfwbarberstylist
Written August 02, 2015
There were some really cool moves by the people in the circus however about 30 minutes into the movie it became really slow, soothing music making your drowsy. The makeup was awesome as well as the costumes. The 3D was a disappointment and in fact sometimes I couldnt even tell there was any 3D involved. I think this was because there was so much happening on the screen they had to take pictures from a distance therefore the people looked like minatures. The water scenes were realistic and I dodged a couple of times when the 3D was working well. I would say the best part was the multi wheels turning at once with multiple people performing and not falling off and the best 3D experience was at the end with the close up of the embrace. The crowd was varied ages and not a lot of kids.
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A Taste of Las Vegas

By Valerian Sunheart
Written October 09, 2015
I am so happy that the wonder, beauty, and unbelievable technical stage wizardry of the Las Vegas Cirque shows has been captured and made available to a larger audience! When I went to see Ka, it broke my heart that it was not available as a DVD. The obstacles of getting to Las Vegas combined with the ticket prices being pretty stiff made the show unapproachable to all but a few. At least this way many, many people have an opportunity to enjoy these folks' art!
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A Beautiful Experience !

By demontserrat
Written December 23, 2012
It's, just beutiful, it really catches your attention since the beagining and keep you amaze through the hole story. the real 3D expirience makes it feel like your there ! It may not be the same experience that go to see it live, but It sure has some advantages that you coulnd experience live: Like some slow motion shots, were you can appreciate what the artist are doing, some shots from different angles that you couldnt aprpreciate on live expirience, so I really recommend this film to Cirque du Soleil fans, and to does that have never seen it this is a good start !
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I've never seen Cirque du Soleil

By I_Said_Cut
Written December 23, 2012
So does that make my review less valid or more valid? Maybe if I viewed this, with expectations attached from having seen live performances I might be disappointed, but I really can't imagine how. I can take or leave 3D with most films, but unlike some reviewers I'd say this is one of those rare movies inwhich the 3D is vital and a real part of the experience. With no previous "Soleil" experience all I can say is I was wonder struck and awed by this movie. I'd hope a lot of people that perhaps haven't had the opportunity to see Cirque du Soleil do go see this movie. I'm sure there is a difference between viewing Soleil live, and viewing this movie, but I don't see why people need to discount one experience over the other. Obviously film offers the chance to offer an intimacy and closeness that you might not get live, sitting in an audience. My speculation is that a live performance offers a spotaneous energy from performance that film can't match. Doesn't matter....see both.
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