Published: December 22, 2009 at 12:06 PM360 degree screens like this aren't even top of the line though! I go to school at RPI in New York and our experimental media building EMPAC has a 360 degree screen that is fully immersive, 40' tall so your field of vision cannot extend past it, and no breaks in between screens. You walk in and your world gets transformed. If Disney had this it would be incredible to see what stories they could tell with it.
Published: December 22, 2009 at 2:48 PMYeah the standing room only part of this attraction has kept me from watching it. Prefer Impressions de France because of the seats but I will one day watch this and the China show at Epcot.
Published: December 22, 2009 at 8:01 PMHave not seen this movie since it was upgraded to the Martin Short version, but the original film was underwhelming at best. I am anxious to revisit the attraction this summer as I have heard nothing but good things about the changes.
Any chance that travelogue in Norway will get a similar type of upgrade soon?
Published: December 22, 2009 at 11:43 PMThis movie is okay, but it's my least favorite of the World Showcase films. I also agree that, while I enjoy the concept of the Circlevision film, it could definitely use an upgrade. Plus, why can't swivel stools be installed in order to give guests a place to sit?
Published: December 23, 2009 at 11:18 AMIn my opinion, nothing can be worse than the Norway movie!
In regards to circlevision, I really don't have a problem with that and I think that China's circlevision is even better than Canada.
I also think O Canada gets a bad rap, sometimes even from me, is because most of us are Americans and 1. Been to Canada and 2. Many of us live in areas that are very similar to the enviroment of Canada (heck, Chicago looks very similar to Toronto) The new film goes for the more "exotic" Canada, making more of a striking comparison to its US counterparts.
You also can't beat the song!
Published: December 23, 2009 at 3:27 PMI have to defend this one on behalf of my country, but it's hardly worthy of the title. Martin Short is a natural talent, and they should have let him improvise or write his own material. The jokes are very weak, and there seems to be an emphasis on Canadian celebrities rather than culture.
Still, if it does pull an upset in the first round, I look forward to the rousing choruses of "Blame Canada".
Published: December 23, 2009 at 11:33 PMJust lump all the Epcot World Showcase pavillions into one representative attraction. They're all about the same anyway.