3-D Films

Vibrating cinema seats shake Hong Kong

These vibrating seats shake, rattle and roll. Photo: Corbis

Watching a film in Hong Kong can be a moving experience. Literally. A trend in cinema seats that had been dismissed as a novelty by serious film buffs has taken hold in the city.

Tuesday, 7 May, 2013, 11:16am 1 comment

3-D gadgets without the glasses

A 3-D image of an Hewlett Packard logo. Photo: AFP

Fancy watching a movie on your mobile phone, where figures leap out from the screen in 3-D, rather as Princess Leia did in that scene from Star Wars? That's the claim made by US researchers, who on Wednesday reported they had made a display which gives a three-dimensional image that can be viewed without special glasses and is intended for cellphones, tablets and watches.

22 Mar 2013 - 3:56am

In depth

Exploration fascinates me, grounded, I suspect, in centuries-old maps I saw as a child marked with sea serpents and other mythical creatures to denote uncharted, and therefore potentially dangerous, places. Travel books and explorers' biographies have always been my first port of call in reading and my pulse will often increase a notch when I learn of an interesting new destination.

3 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

3D Titanic to hit cinemas in April

If you somehow missed it the first time, you are in for a treat. The disaster romance Titanic will hit screens in Hong Kong and around the world again in early April - this time in 3D.

8 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Early peek at Titanic director's new film

The guy who made Titanic has a new movie. Incredibly, it's been 11 years since that little love story made James Cameron 'king of the world', dominating the Oscars and breaking box-office records. His new film is reported to be equally mammoth in scale.

18 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Visually spectacular treat

UA IMAX is showing the 3D version of The Polar Express to celebrate Christmas.

Based on the popular and beautifully illustrated book of the same title by Chris Van Allsburg, the film tells the story of a boy who boards a magical steam train to the North Pole.

23 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Disney's finest effort in years

Directed by Stephen Anderson, Meet the Robinsons is perhaps one of the most exciting Disney animations in a long time, and one that pays tribute to Walt Disney, the father of American cartoons.

15 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

The Polar Express

Starring: Tom Hanks, Hayden McFarlane, Michael Jeter, Nona Gaye

Director: Robert Zemeckis

Category: I

23 Dec 2004 - 12:00am

Tracks of their fears

AFTER SPENDING US$170 million on production and an additional US$125 million on marketing - high by even Hollywood blockbuster standards - the people behind the new holiday film The Polar Express have been on tenterhooks, waiting to see how the world would respond to their technologically advanced creation.

16 Dec 2004 - 12:00am