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Prepare Yourself For “The Room” in 3D

Prepare Yourself For “The Room” in 3D (photo)

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Oh hi, IFC News readers! Tommy Wiseau, the director of modern cult sensation “The Room,” spoke with Entertainment Weekly about his desire to rerelease his film in 3D, sometime in 2011 or 2012:

“‘The process is very detail-oriented,’ said the actor-writer-director. ‘But we want to do it because I’m obsessed about 3-D right now, if you ask me…My bottom will have to be in 3-D because I’m not changing anything,’ he explained. ‘So you’ll be very close.'”

Oh good. “Room”-ies know that Wiseau shot his film with two different cameras simultaneously: a 35mm film camera and an HD video camera. Why? The man himself explains in this interview which was originally found on “The Room” DVD. His explanation begins four minutes and twenty-seven seconds into this clip:

Behind the scenes footage on “The Room” DVD shows that Wiseau didn’t just shoot a scene with one camera then swap in the other: he had a rig built that housed the 35mm and the HD cameras side-by-side, and he shot them both simultaneously the entire film. He claims he that because he didn’t have “sufficient information” and was “confused about these two formats.” Bull. Wiseau, visionary genius of cinema that he is, saw the 3D revolution coming and invented his own poor’s man process with two slightly off-set cameras. So what if they’re totally different stocks? That’s how they shoot 3D, right? He was ahead of the curve and now he’s ready to cash-in.

Will it work? Almost certainly not. Which makes it the perfect 3D for “The Room.” Head over to for the full interview, which includes additional tidbits on a future “Room” Blu-ray and Wiseau’s plans for a follow-up film.

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The Best Of The Last

Portlandia Goes Out With A Bang

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The end is near. In mere days Portlandia wraps up its final season, and oh what a season it’s been. Lucky for you, you can watch the entire season right now right here and on the IFC app, including this free episode courtesy of Subaru.

But now, let’s take a moment to look back at some of the new classics Fred and Carrie have so thoughtfully bestowed upon us. (We’ll be looking back through tear-blurred eyes, but you do you.)

Couples Dinner

It’s not that being single sucks, it’s that you suck if you’re single.

Cancel it!

A sketch for anyone who has cancelled more appointments than they’ve kept. Which is everyone.

Forgotten America

This one’s a “Serial” killer…everything both right and wrong about true crime podcasts.

Wedding Planners

The only bad wedding is a boring wedding.

Disaster Hut

It’s only the end of the world if your doomsday kit doesn’t include rosé.

Catch up on Portlandia’s final episodes on demand and at

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Your Portlandia Personality Test

The New Portlandia Webseries Is Going Your Way

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Carrie and Fred understand that although we have so much in common, we’re each so beautifully unique and different. To help us navigate those differences, Portlandia has found an easy and honest way to embrace our special selves in the form of a progressive new traffic system: a specific lane for every kind of driver. It’s all in honor of the show’s 8th and final season, and it’s all presented by Subaru.

Ready to find out who you really are? Match your personality to a lane and hop on the expressway to self-understanding.

Lane 10: Trucks Piled With Junk

Your junk is falling out of your trunk. Shake a tail light, people — this lane is for you.

Lane 33: Twins

You’re like a Gemini, but waaaay more pedestrian. Maybe you and a friend just wear the same outfits a lot. Who cares, it’s just twinning enough to make you feel special.

Lane 27: Broken Windows

Bad luck follows you around and everyone knows it. Your proverbial seat is always damp from proverbial rain. Is this the universe telling you to swallow your pride? Yes.

Lane 69: Filthy Cars

You’re all about convenience. Getting your car washed while you drive is a no-brainer.

Lane 43: Newly Divorced Singles

It’s been a while since you’ve driven alone, and you don’t know the rules of the road anymore. What’s too fast? What’s too slow? Are you sending the right signals? Don’t worry, the breakdown lane is nearby if you need it.

Still can’t find a lane to match your personality? Check out all the videos here. And see the final season of Portlandia this spring on IFC.

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Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide

Hits from the '80s are on repeat all Christmas Eve and Day on IFC.

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