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Storm Surfers 3D Reviews

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Michael Sragow
Orange County Register
July 25, 2013
Theaters showing Storm Surfers 3D ought to create a splash zone. This exuberant documentary about the perennially stoked team of big-wave stalkers Tom Carroll and Ross Clarke-Jones takes audiences right into the barrel of the beast.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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Amy Nicholson
Los Angeles Times
July 17, 2013
We slowly learn to see the water through their eyes, recognizing the different perils between lazy deep sea giants and the more brutish, tight curls that spit the brave straight onto the rocks.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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G. Allen Johnson
San Francisco Chronicle
July 11, 2013
The 3-D images of extreme surfing in "Storm Surfers 3D" feel groundbreaking. Or is that wave-breaking?
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
June 28, 2013
A bit thin on plot, but an unequivocal technical tour de force ...
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Peter Howell
Toronto Star
June 27, 2013
It's as real as a blast of saltwater to the face, and the film's moments of human self-doubt are as fascinating as the superhuman antics on view.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Eddie Cockrell
Variety
June 18, 2013
The twin Australian ideals of outdoor adventure and ecstatic camaraderie achieve harmonic convergence in the visceral, extreme-sport thrill-ride Storm Surfers 3D.
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Megan Lehmann
Hollywood Reporter
June 14, 2013
Australian surfing legends Tom Carroll and Ross Clarke-Jones unite and conquer some mighty big waves in this immersive 3D documentary.
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Daniel M. Gold
New York Times
June 14, 2013
The vistas are spectacular, the waves fearsome, the filming often amazing.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Lou Lumenick
New York Post
June 14, 2013
What makes "Storm Surfers 3-D" mesmerizing is jaw-dropping footage shot inside brute waves that's unlike any I've ever seen before.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
June 13, 2013
Finally, a 3-D ticket worth paying for.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Zachary Wigon
Village Voice
June 11, 2013
Admittedly, the stunning visuals captivate for much of the picture, but as the novelty wears off, and the beauty turns from stunning to repetitive, the non-surfers in the theater may begin to grow restless.