U2 3D Synopsis
The world's greatest band U2 filmed performing live in South Africa on their Vertigo tour.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
U2 3D takes the well-traveled concert film to exhilarating new heights.
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100

USA Today

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In many ways delivers an experience that's even better than the real thing. It brings U2's dazzling rock spectacle to the multiplex with...
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91

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The 3-D visuals envelop you, majestically, and that effect fuses with the band's surround-sound rapture to create a full-scale sensory...
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88

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
The movie all but proclaims U2 the world's best rock band. Somewhere, Mick Jagger's jaws are grinding.
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88

Boston Globe

They may not be as cool as Bono's fly shades, but the plastic yellow glasses required for viewing U23D supply an amazing fly-on-the-amp...
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80

Empire

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It's not for nothing that these guys are the world's finest live act.
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75

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
You have never seen a concert film like U2 3D, and it may change your expectations for the rest of your rocking years.
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

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The details are astounding. During "Sometimes You Can't Make It on Your Own," the camera is in so tight that you can see Bono's hand...
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
The neatest effects in U2 3D are simple ones. The wow/coolness of watching a revered superstar tilt his mic stand toward the camera creates...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

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What it brings to the filming of a rock concert other than novelty remains to be seen.
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See it to Believe It

By pumkinnose
The 3D expericence is amazing. I recomended this movie to every U2 fan out there....

U23D

By DblPlay19
I have seen U2 live twelve times. This was better than when I had to settle for nose bleed seats. This was almost as good as when I was at the Providence, RI , 10/01. If you even like U2 a little...

amazing

By vertigo12314
An incredible array of songs from the worlds best band. I went to the premier, and the movie is sooooo fun to watch, if you like U2 at all. go see it, it will be worth the money!...

U23D

By ckcfan
Huge fan of U2--I have to say it's almost as good as seeing them live. With the 3D glasses, you felt like you were on stage with them. Loved it!!! Wished I was there at the concert...they are...

Not a U2 Fan - You Wil Be after U23D

By crazyforbono
This movie was spectacular. Great footage and 3d fliming. It did not make me "dizzy" as some 3d movies tend to do. There were at times that you felt that you could touch the band and that they...

U2 3D

By BDFHEF
For any fan of U2 and rock 'n' roll, this is a must see. Different camera perspectives places you all throughout the stadium. One moment your standing down by the stage with other fans screaming...

U2 3D is a marvel visually, but lacked something musically

By sprnstn84
I love U2 and have been a fan since 1982 when I first heard Sunday Bloody Sunday. They hit their creative peak in 1987 with The Joshua Tree and in '88 with one of the best concert films ever, Rattle...

U2 Fan or Not a must watch !

By matty9621
A once in a lifetime part of 3D film making. True to the cutting edge form one of greatest band of the last decade U2. Rock ON U2 !...

U2 3D

By plgodwin
I was ready to go after about 15 minutes. The 3D thing was great but the band is just a bore. I have a 15 year old sister that can play guitar better than The Edge and she doesn't even have any...

U23D

By bonniebrownie
Fabulous. Bono actually takes off his glasses at one point. High energy--next best thing to being there....

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