Before watching the movie:
I’ve heard this movie talked up a lot, but I’m not sure exactly how much of it I know. Sometimes it sounds like the most famous development doesn’t have much to do with it, sometimes it sounds like the whole movie.
The theme of glasses or other visual devices showing the true nature of things is a common one in literature, though I can’t think of any notable ones right now, except I think I remember something about a Seeing Stone in The Spiderwick Chronicles, but I haven’t seen that.
I’m going to pretend I chose this movie this week in honor of Google’s announcement of Project Glass.