Piranha 3D (yay it's an 18 cert)

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Piranha 3D (yay it's an 18 cert)

Post by Pukka » Sat Aug 14, 2010 10:42 pm

Hi all
Really looking forward to Piranha this week as at the FF the following week there's nothing 3D. Maybe if everyone wears the specs they get from Piranha throughout the fest, the organisers might take a hint for next year :lol:

So glad it's an 18 cert too.

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Re: Piranha 3D (yay it's an 18 cert)

Post by xBIGJOEx » Sat Aug 14, 2010 11:08 pm

thanks goodness should be fun
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Re: Piranha 3D (yay it's an 18 cert)

Post by maxmum » Sun Aug 15, 2010 12:29 pm

Loving the ads on telly for this, hope it does well and spawns some more bigger budget horrors :D
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Post by streetrw » Mon Aug 16, 2010 2:10 pm

It should be fun, but as it's a conversion job I'm going to see it in 2D.
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Post by daveroughcut » Mon Aug 16, 2010 2:50 pm

streetrw wrote:It should be fun, but as it's a conversion job I'm going to see it in 2D.
Is it? The script was conceived for 3D. Bloody Dimension.

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Post by xBIGJOEx » Mon Aug 16, 2010 2:54 pm

i thought it was always meant to be 3d rather than a conversion. regardless will see it in 3D
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Post by daveroughcut » Mon Aug 16, 2010 3:21 pm

Like two RED cameras wouldn't be cheaper to buy never mind rent than traditional cameras. They've not given themselves enough time for the post process.

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Post by Shawky999 » Wed Aug 25, 2010 2:20 pm

It was a conversion, but not a rubbish one like Clash of the titans.

Due to constraints with 3D camera rigs, Aja shot Piranha in 2D and converted to 3D in post production using the reali-D conversion process developed by the company, Inner-D. Unlike other 3D converted films released in 2010, Piranha's conversion was not done as an afterthought, and it represents the first post-conversion process to be well received by critics.

Actually didn't think they went overboard with the 3d stuff really, but the massacre is brilliant fun! Except the girl near me didn't think so, she nearly passed out and then left wanting to be sick, she never returned!!!!!!

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Post by streetrw » Wed Aug 25, 2010 2:24 pm

Shawky999 wrote:It was a conversion, but not a rubbish one like Clash of the titans.

Due to constraints with 3D camera rigs, Aja shot Piranha in 2D and converted to 3D in post production using the reali-D conversion process developed by the company, Inner-D. Unlike other 3D converted films released in 2010, Piranha's conversion was not done as an afterthought, and it represents the first post-conversion process to be well received by critics.

Je n'agree pas. :) The 3D was the weakest thing about it.

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Post by daveroughcut » Wed Aug 25, 2010 10:25 pm

The Real 3D logo was brilliant. The 3D in the film was poor.

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Re: Piranha 3D (yay it's an 18 cert)

Post by splittter » Thu Aug 26, 2010 2:03 am

Have to agree with people saying the 3d was poor, only times I ever really noticed it were gimmicky bits or when something just looked weird ... but once the Piranha actually started eating people I really enjoyed it. First 40 mins were a bit rubbish, but it was never going to be a masterpiece.

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Post by odishon » Thu Aug 26, 2010 8:41 am

I really enjoyed Piranha 3D but agree the whole 3D effect in this case didn't enhance the experience. I had that annoying feeling of constantly wanting to wipe the glasses or the screen to make things clear. For me so far only IMAX 3D delivers although checking out a demo of a 3D TV in Selfridges I'm pretty excited about the future of that.
The fact 3D TV uses active shutter glasses as opposed to the passive cinema ones means the effect is pretty impressive.

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Re: Piranha 3D (yay it's an 18 cert)

Post by MaxRenn » Thu Aug 26, 2010 12:03 pm

odishon wrote:The fact 3D TV uses active shutter glasses as opposed to the passive cinema ones means the effect is pretty impressive.
I dunno, I checked out this in Westfield at the weekend, and it just looked like gazing into an old Viewmaster to me. An minor illusion of depth with various flat planes stacked on top of one another. Not something I feel link investing £1800 for a new telly, £300 for a 3D Blu Ray player on.

On the other hand I really enjoyed the 3D on Piranha (and I'm not generally a fan) it was cheesy but fun. However I have noticed that the 3D effect seems to vary from film to film enormously and I wonder if all screens are properly set up for it, and what effect the viewing angle has? Don't know if any of the film mags have tired a comparative survey, but they should.
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Re: Piranha 3D (yay it's an 18 cert)

Post by world_of_skin » Sun Sep 05, 2010 6:27 pm

Finally saw this yesterday and loved it!

As long as you don't prod too much at parts of the plot, all's good! The gore did not disappoint. Why aren't Christopher Lloyd and Ving Rhames in all films, all the time? :(

As for the 3D, did the text of the opening credits hurt anybody else's eyes? It was literally painful, you had to squint at it... The friend that I went with said the same but then he bitches about all 3D ('oww, my retinas', 'my glasses aren't working - let me try yours... no, wait, I don't think yours work either, give me mine back...'), so wondering if it was the same for others?
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Re: Piranha 3D (yay it's an 18 cert)

Post by luis cypher » Thu Jul 07, 2011 5:21 pm

PIRANHA 3D is a brilliant film. horror, girls with big boobs................
not a fan of 3D though so saw my dvd in 2D

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