The Doctor Who 50th anniversary will be in 3D and movie theaters, too

Whovians may be grumbling that the 50th anniversay of the longest-running scifi show in the world is only getting a 60-minute special to mark the occasion, but at least it just got upgraded. The BBC announced that the as-yet-untitled Doctor Who special will be broadcast in 3D, as well as played in movie theaters for… » 2/11/13 2:40pm 2/11/13 2:40pm

Dredd is a brutal action flick with both a high body count and a brain

Tonight we got our first look at Dredd, the rebooted adaptation of Britain's favorite dystopian super-cop, Judge Dredd. Yes, this movie is ultra-violent, and no, Karl Urban doesn't take his helmet off. But amidst the bullets and blood, Dredd leaves some questions about its heroes' role in their dystopian society while… » 7/12/12 2:31am 7/12/12 2:31am

Ringu's Sadako will crawl out of your television in 3D

Thus far, the presence of 3D in movies has had a dubious effect. Directors tend to use it to create cheap jump-in-your-seat moments or shower the audience in virtual gore. But Sadako 3D, the latest installment in the Ringu film series may manage to use the technology to a genuinely creepy end. After all, Sadako was… » 2/12/12 9:30am 2/12/12 9:30am

New microscope produces 3D movies of live cells in action

It's been a big week for the world of the small. In a new microscope breakthrough, researchers have figured out how to use a minuscule sheet of light to produce movies of living cells, revealing mitosis in action and illuminating cells' three-dimensional architecture with the greatest detail ever seen. » 3/06/11 8:00am 3/06/11 8:00am