I’ve written about my perspective on Stereo 3D cinema before. A summary of that perspective goes like this:
- Doesn’t make the cinema experience better
- Isn’t worth the cost
- Most people Dont want it or Dont care
- Is a desperate attempt to prop up a failing business model
- It’s a matter of time before someone sues for damage to their eye-sight and this will create a litigation snowball at which point the Risk-Adverse studios will run away from 3D like fleeing lambs.
But who cares what my perspective is? Lets take the perspectives of a few others smarter and more experienced than I.
“Wearing the 3D glasses keeps reminding me that I’m outside the experience looking in, something that’s not obvious without the glasses; and Every time we change camera angles, in 3D I need to take a moment to work out where I am in space, taking me out of the movie for just a moment-at every cut!”
“3-D has been getting less and less profitable, relative to 2-D, over the past five years. It’s an ominous, downward trend that started long before Avatar and Alice in Wonderland and continued after.”
“The notion that we are asked to pay a premium to witness an inferior and inherently brain-confusing image is outrageous. The case is closed. So: dark, small, stroby, headache inducing, alienating. And expensive. The question is: how long will it take people to realize and get fed up?”
“I find the dimness of the image extremely alienating.”