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Piranha 3D (USA 2010)

Things that were 3D in this movie:
* Fish
* Cave
* Gore
* Vomit
* “Naked underwater skank ballet” – Nathan Rabin, AVClub
* Eli Roth

I had a great time. Directorially? The suspense wasn’t ratcheted up nearly as high as it could have gone. But on the other hand, the violence was perfectly judged – you saw things that caught you by surprise and made you shout, but were still silly enough that you laughed. The nudity was also perfectly judged – you saw things that caught you by surprise and made you shout, but were still silly enough that you laughed.

Several dimensions better than Avatar. Best seen with a crowd.

{ 4 } Comments

  1. Jenni | September 7, 2010 at 8:45 am | Permalink

    No uh, severed man parts? I read that there was a 3D severed thingie…

  2. morgue | September 7, 2010 at 8:48 am | Permalink

    I thought about including that in the list, but figured “Eli Roth” kinda had it covered. #JokesComparingEliRothToAPenis

  3. Pearce | September 7, 2010 at 5:56 pm | Permalink

    The director has described Piranha 3D as “Gremlins for adults” so I doubt he was pushing for suspense. His first movie was the aptly-named Haute Tension, so he’s capable of delivering when he wants to.

    I liked Hostel, but comparing Eli Roth works for me.

  4. Jenni | September 8, 2010 at 11:15 am | Permalink

    LOLs Eli Roth is a penis.