MTBS3D RT @IFCSummit: .@Dell’s Director of Virtualization and Commercial #VR and #AR is speaking at #IFCSummit.
MTBS3D RT @IFCSummit: .@tifcagroup’s International Future Computing Summit ushers in #clientocloudrevolution. #IFCSummit #PC #cloud #XR #VR #AR #A
MTBS3D RT @IFCSummit: Dr. Ali Khayrallah, Engineering Director for @ericsson speaking at #IFCSummit. #clientocloudrevolution #cloudcomputing #futu
MTBS3D RT @tifcagroup: TIFCA releases new #ClienttoCloud Vision Document and a $200 off code for @IFCSummit tickets. #TIFCA #IFCSummit #cloud #cli
MTBS3D RT @IFCSummit: .@tifcagroup releases new #ClienttoCloud Vision Document and a $200 off code for #IFCSummit tickets. #TIFCA #cloud #clientot
MTBS3D RT @MTBS3D: Interview with Shawn Frayne, CEO of @LKGGlass, #3D footage included. Alex Hornstein, CTO of Looking Glass Factory, will be spe…
MTBS3D Interview with Shawn Frayne, CEO of @LKGGlass, #3D footage included. Alex Hornstein, CTO of Looking Glass Factory,…
MTBS3D RT @IFCSummit: #IFCSummit is proud to announce @intel as a Platinum Sponsor! #Intel #futurecomputing #cloud #gamedev #AI #AR #VR https://t.…
MTBS3D RT @IFCSummit: IFC Summit is proud to announce @AMD as a Silver Sponsor for #IFCSummit! #CloudComputing #FutureComputing #AI #gamedev #AR #…
MTBS3D RT @IfcSummit: IFC Summit welcomes Professor Bebo White to our futurists panel. @beboac is a Department Associate (Emeritus) at the SLAC Na…
MTBS3D RT @IfcSummit: Nima Baiati Global Head of Cybersecurity Solutions for @Lenovo is speaking at #IFCSummit. #IFCSummit2019 #CyberSecurity http…
MTBS3D RT @IfcSummit: Jeffrey Shih Lead Product Manager for @unity3d’s efforts in #ArtificialIntelligence is speaking at #IFCSummit. #IFCSummit201
MTBS3D RT @IfcSummit: We are excited to welcome Director in Privacy and Security, Paul Lanois, for @Fieldfisher as a speaker at #IFCSummit. Paul…
MTBS3D Jim Jeffers talked about @intel’s efforts to enable over a billion users with creative and computing tools.…

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs Movie Review

By Pam Swartz

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs is a movie based on the children’s book of the same name. The story focuses on young inventor named Flint Lockwood, and his incredible invention that makes food out of water.

As a young boy, Flint was consumed with inventing new things. Unfortunately, most of the things that he invented did not work properly or ended up in disaster. The “spray on shoes” that become irremovable stone shoes are a good example of his misfortunes.

While growing up, his mother passes away, and he and his father live together in the family home in Swallow Falls, a tiny island in the Atlantic Ocean. The town’s only industry is sardines, once high in demand and exported around the world. Unfortunately, sardines lost their lustre, and were no longer popular. Without a new industry to fall back on for money, the townspeople are left to exist on the town’s rich supply of sardines.

Flint and his father do not see eye to eye on his haphazard inventions, and his dad insists that it is time for Flint to join him in the family business, a sardine shop. One day when he is left in charge of the shop, Flint leaves and tries one last time to make his invention work. This time it does, and the sky starts raining cheeseburgers.

With his invention that can make the sky rain any of kind of food that the townspeople order, he becomes a town hero one dish at a time. One of my favorite scenes is when Officer Earl, a former adversary, asks Flint if he can create cake and ice cream for his son’s birthday. Flint makes a huge snowstorm made of ice cream. Ice cream being my favourite food, I was sitting there watching it all in 3D, and getting hungrier by the minute!

As the town keeps ordering up tons and tons of food, and people are enjoying themselves after years of only having had sardines to eat, Flint forms a friendship with a visiting weathercaster named, Sam. We learn that she was nerdy in her younger years, and appreciates Flint and all his inventions.

As the adage goes, too much of anything isn’t good for you, and what begins as a gift from the sky slowly becomes a town curse – will Flint be able to set things right?

What I enjoyed most about this movie was the total 3D experience. I have said in the past that a 3D movie can’t all be about the 3D, and needs a great story to go along with it. In this instance, I am changing my opinion. The story in this movie is entertaining, but there is nothing really special about it. With the addition of 3D, this movie suddenly becomes much more engaging, and is indeed something to see.

It was an extremely comfortable viewing experience, maybe one of the best I have had yet. The colors are bright, there is a great deal of depth, and the action scenes with the food crashing and falling is amazing to see. For Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, the 3D component really is the main attraction.

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs stars the voices of Bill Hader, Anna Faris, James Caan and Mr. T, to name a few. Sony Pictures produced the film, and it is currently showing in 3D in select theatres using the RealD and IMAX 3D systems.

7/10 for story
8/10 for 3D