Dance films have become big once more, and while the Cirque du Soleil troupe may not be a dance troupe, per se, there may be no single collection of more able and adventurous physical performers in the world today. Traditional Cirque performances are staggeringly popular, but now that Andrew Adamson (Shrek, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe) and producer James Cameron have trained 3D cameras on a group of Cirque performers, the resulting movie might be the ultimate dance film.

The trailer for Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away won’t give away much idea of what the film is about, as far as story goes, but it does show us what the movie really cares about. That is, capturing the highfalutin’ circus performers in as much detail as possible. Read More »