The IMAX-3D format provides a breathtaking showcase for the colorful, eerie, dance-tinged gymnastics for which Cirque du Soleil performers are justly famous. It's unfortunate that these remarkable feats of discipline and artistry are couched in the form
of a hokey, more-than-a-little-annoying mystical journey of self-discovery. But the framing device can't dull the beauty of the troupe's precisely choreographed and performed acts. In between the birth of a guileless boy (accompanied by throbbing Taiko drummers) and his rediscovery in old age of
his childlike sense of wonder, Cirque du Soleil performers demonstrate extraordinary feats of coordination and physical da...