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Magnificent Desolation: Walking On The Moon 3D Review


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When Tom Hanks gets his mitts on a topic, he squeezes it within an inch of its life. So just when you thought Hanks was done with space (Apollo 13, From The Earth to the Moon), he teams with NASA and an all-star roster of talent for this thorough, occasionally thrilling 3D IMAX feature.vMagnificent Desolation is another Hanks love letter to the country's lunar program, and his earnestness makes for compelling content about American moon voyages and the details within. But the real awe comes from the film's incredible 3D, giant screen versions of moonwalks, as guided by director Mark Cowen.

Smartly, Cowen and his team recreate the real thing and then some. They posit what could have happened, a surprisingly chilly reality about the inherent dangers -- and possible disasters -- that awaited the men who walked on the moon. When Hanks, in an entertaining voiceover, reveals that hours and hours of moonwalks resulted in zero error, he imparts a real sense of pride and relief. And when the film imagines the slightest of problems, the fear is real too.

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Magnificent Desolation: Walking On The Moon 3D Review


Very Good
When Tom Hanks gets his mitts on a topic, he squeezes it within an inch of its life. So just when you thought Hanks was done with space (Apollo 13, From The Earth to the Moon), he teams with NASA and an all-star roster of talent for this thorough, occasionally thrilling 3D IMAX feature.

Magnificent Desolation is another Hanks love letter to the country's lunar program, and his earnestness makes for compelling content about American moon voyages and the details within. But the real awe comes from the film's incredible 3D, giant screen versions of moonwalks, as guided by director Mark Cowen.

Continue reading: Magnificent Desolation: Walking On The Moon 3D Review

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Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D Movie Review

Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D Movie Review

When Tom Hanks gets his mitts on a topic, he squeezes it within an inch...

Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D Movie Review

Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D Movie Review

When Tom Hanks gets his mitts on a topic, he squeezes it within an inch...

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