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Film Review - Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away


I’ll admit that I haven’t had much exposure to the various shows and individual performances of Cirque du Soleil, but it’s easy to see that their debut feature, “Worlds Away,” is little more than a commercial for the Canadian outfit. For fans, the 3D movie will be a warm reminder of previous accomplishments and current successes, returning to a place of extraordinary theatricality and flexibility as director Andrew Adamson attempts to capture an event that should really be enjoyed live. For outsiders, “Worlds Away” is an interesting experiment in self-promotion, though the attempt to build a narrative capable of connecting disparate fantasy sequences smoothly is botched, resulting in a highlight reel that grows tiring over 85 minutes of screentime. Read the rest at


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