First Journey to the Center of the Earth 3D Trailer
If you haven't already seen this in full 3D in the theater, then I don't suggest you watch it. It's so ridiculously cheesy and so stupid! The only reason it's going to make a lot of money this summer is because people love the 3D gimmick. And that's all this is - a 90 minute gimmick that you'll waste $10 to see! The first trailer for Journey to the Center of the Earth 3D has appeared online, although I've seen it a few times in theaters in front of 3D movies like Beowulf. I don't know if there is anything that can redeem this movie for me. Maybe it's just that I hated the concept from the start, especially with it being set it in the real world with the book and everything. Take a look for yourself.
Rant: Listen to these lines. "We're still falling!" "We're surround by lava!" I think I've heard that on a t-shirt that makes fun of every lava joke ever. "Shut your trap!" I mean, come on… Every last shot in this is setup to work in 3D, and I hate the idea of making things work for a gimmick rather than just making them to fulfill the requirement of telling the story.
Watch the first trailer for Journey to the Center of the Earth 3D:
Trailer removed at the request of New Line Cinema. You wouldn't have wanted to see it anyway - just read the comments below.
Journey to the Center of the Earth 3D is directed by first timer Eric Brevig, an ILM visual effects supervisor responsible for the CGI on films like The Island, The Day After Tomorrow, and Pearl Habor. The script for the film was written by Michael Weiss (The Butterfly Effect 2), Jennifer Flackett (Wimbledon, Little Manhattan), and Mark Levin (Madeline, Wimbledon) and inspired by Jules Verne's novel. Journey to the Center of the Earth 3D hits theaters this summer on July 11th.
Reader Feedback - 21 Comments
Such fun, kiddie cheese!!
Spider on Feb 16, 2008
What cell service is that kid using? Cuz if he can get a signal that far underground sign me up!
jason_md2020 on Feb 16, 2008
ha1rball on Feb 16, 2008
Does anybody have any idea how excited I would be if I was still 10 years old or younger?! However, since I'm about two decades past that, I think I'll rent this.
Sinner on Feb 16, 2008
I agree this movie looks totally cheesy especially with the stupid lines...
katster on Feb 16, 2008
it never ceases to amaze me how Hollywood can see fit to waste so much time and money on such crap...the original, although from an older generation, was at least a fun filled story to spur the imagination....this looks like a Cleveland Steamer in 3-D...given the tecnology available today, I can only wonder what a wonderful movie they COULD have made and instead decided to totally f*&^ it up....oh well...
cornholio_bt_the_sea on Feb 16, 2008
hey i'll still check this out because im not plannin to see another kid film this year for eg. harry potter, reason being that last one sucked, and i would be amazed if this actually was good
Darrin on Feb 16, 2008
i figure fraser signed up because its easy money and nobody will go see this piece of trash, and i hate that kid too, i cant stand almost all of the child actors these days. where did dakota fanning go? theres someone who knew how to act. it seems every child actor has an acting career and a music career, between those fairies from high school musical, and countless other teenie boppers from disney, nickolodean and whereever else, there might just possibly be enough acting talent for one person to pull off a decent role they need to go back to looking for talent instead of celebrities kids
harrison on Feb 16, 2008
Hahahaha me and my friends make fun of this movie every chance we get, we went on a roadtrip once and we called it a Journey 3D
Kail on Feb 17, 2008
Lord, people. This is clearly meant for kids...not for adults. Did you not see the Walden Media at the beginning? For a kids' movie, this looks like a lot of fun. Silly, goofy, mindless adventure. Kids 12 and under will love it.
Movie Lover on Feb 17, 2008
Well put Movie Lover.
Ryan on Feb 17, 2008
I think the ridiculously and stupid is the critic writer ¿ Billington?, no the new movie, I Love Jules Verne Books and it's incredible see a movie about the famous "Journey to the center of the earth", with all the tecnology of the 3D.I think Canada's Meteor Studios make a great job with the special effects of this Eric Breving film. The public have the last word. Daniel Lillo Cuadra Journalist
Daniel Lillo Cuadra on Feb 17, 2008
RIP New Line Cinema 🙁 My god this movie looks like shit.
Enola on Feb 20, 2008
This is a kid's film not for some college audience. And no this isn't a waste of Hollywood's time and money when someone could just as easily argue that any film project involving Seth Rogen is a waste of Hollywood's time and money.
Dave on Feb 26, 2008
I agree, this is not geared toward adults, but kids! And as far as the kid in the movie goes, he is not a celebrity's kid. Actually, I think he does pretty good for a kid from Kentucky and he has been insome pretty decent moveis,i.e., Bridge to Teribithia, Little Manhattan. I am anxious to see it for it's digital 3-D and the comedy. I am sorry that they had to take a classic like Journey and turn it into a child's movie. McTrek
Faye McIntosh on Mar 1, 2008
Josh Hutcherson is HOT and this movie is gonna be great!
u don't wanna know on Mar 14, 2008
JOSH IS AWESOME! HE IS A GREAT ACTOR, AND IT'S NOT TOWARD ADULTS. we'r teens and it's great! hehe and this means nothing to you but they said trevor, the best most precious name in the world ( besides ben.. and josh, but thats not me saying )
h on Apr 6, 2008
It's 3D! Since when is any 3D movie to be put up to high scrutiny?? Its a fun summer popcorn movie And anything by Jules Verne always has something good in it even if treated lightly
john on May 8, 2008
Ignore the bad script adaption of the novel and the bad acting and just enjoy the scenery in 3D cuz the rest of it looks great
john on Jun 10, 2008
i think this movies will great! for famillies and all ages!
cuddles435 on Aug 3, 2008
cuddles435 on Aug 3, 2008
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