Sunday March 13, 2016

Star Trek Beyond’s Director Releases 360-Degree VR Film

This can only be viewed using the YouTube app, but you should really check this 360-degree film out. While it is probably meant to be seen with a headset, I found it amusing enough just on my phone.

Set in downtown Los Angelesآ—where a custom-made, 360-degree camera roams through the streets and sky and subway tunnelsآ—Help follows a young woman and an LAPD cop (played by Fast and Better Luck Tomorrow star Sung Kang) being pursued by a terrifying alien. Whereas most films seem like skeletal proofs of concept, Help has the spectacular heft, goliath action sequences, and sequential narrative of a Hollywood blockbuster.