To 3D Or Not To 3D
See it in 2D or 3D? Choose the right movie theater with our guide.
To 3D Or Not To 3D: Buy The Right Titanic Ticket
James Cameron, 3D's most vocal advocate, has circled back to add a new dimension to his modern classic insisting, "The 3D enriches all of Titanic's most thrilling moments—and its most emotional moments. More than ever, you feel you're right there going through all the jeopardy that Jack and Rose go through. The 3D kicks the experience up to another level."
To 3D Or Not To 3D: Buy The Right Wrath Of The Titans Ticket
With Wrath of the Titans, Warner Bros. is attempting to make up for past mistakes by releasing a film that's once again post-converted into 3D, but done with more care and time than the first time around. So did they succeed? Did director Jonathan Liebesman make a 3D film that's actually worth the extra ticket price?
To 3D Or Not To 3D: Buy The Right John Carter Ticket
John Carter is an expensive, hugely advertised and CGI-heavy adventure film, and these days that pretty much guarantees it will be shown in 3D. Though the movie wasn't shot in 3D, everything else in the movie is so cutting-edge that Disney is promising the best post-conversion 3D experience you can get on this one too
To 3D Or Not To 3D: Buy The Right Ghost Rider Ticket
On paper, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance sounds like exactly the kind of 3D movie you want to see. Shot by the Crank masterminds Brian Taylor and Mark Neveldine, and featuring Nicolas Cage as a giant flaming skull, Spirit of Vengeance ought to be the kind of big, brash action movie that can only get more over-the-top and fun with the addition of 3D
To 3D Or Not To 3D: Buy The Right Journey 2: The Mysterious Island Ticket
Back in 2010, when 3D was still a fresh, new idea and was constantly being misused, we published a feature titled "The 10 Best 3-D Movies And What Hollywood Can Learn From Them". In the editorial, Josh, Katey and I wrote about the 3D films that we thought best utilized the technology. One of those films was 2008’s Journey to the Center of the Earth. Now, four years later, that movie’s sequel is arriving in theaters. Will its 3D be as effective as it was the first time?
To 3D Or Not To 3D: Is The Phantom Menace In 3D Worth It?
Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace is back in theaters, but you might have noticed the scene at your local multiplex isn't quite the same as it was in 1999. The 3D conversion of the notorious prequel doesn't seem to have people ready to reconsider the movie that brought the world Jar Jar Binks and a plot about taxing trade routes, but that might not be entirely fair
To 3D Or Not To 3D: Should You Buy A Ticket To Beauty And The Beast?
The Lion King 3D was easily one of the biggest surprises of last year. In addition to absolutely cleaning up at the box office, pulling in $94 million domestically during its limited run, it also happened to be some of the best 3D of the year. Following that success, Disney announced that they would be releasing a number of their classic films in 3D, and the next, Beauty and the Beast is due out this Friday.
To 3D Or Not To 3D: Buy The Right Adventures Of Tintin Ticket
There are a lot of big movies in theaters this holiday season that don't come with the 3D option, which seems like one of just many signs that the 3D trend may be flagging. But then, one of the most anticipated and best movies of the season is in 3D
To 3D Or Not To 3D: Buy The Right Hugo Ticket
With one of cinema's great living masters, Martin Scorsese, using the 3D format for the first time, Hugo promises to be another leap forward for the format-- it's no coincidence that James Cameron has been publicly championing it. But is the 3D in Hugo enough to just please the 3D geeks, or actually be worth your extra ticket dollars? Find out below in our latest installment of To 3D or Not To 3D
To 3D Or Not To 3D: Buy The Right Immortals Ticket
Welcome to our 33rd edition of “To 3D Or Not To 3D.” Since we started this feature paired with the release of Clash of the Titans [shudder], we’ve analyzed some of the best 3D movies have to offer (like Legends of the Guardians) to some of the worst (like Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides). This week marks the release of Immortals, a new epic starring Henry Cavill, Luke Evans and Mickey Rourke. But is the 3D up to snuff?
To 3D Or Not To 3D: How High Should You Be To Watch A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas?
Rather than evaluating whether you need to see this movie in 3D, in this very special edition of To 3D Or Not To 3D we set out to determine whether you need to be high while wearing those silly 3D glasses, in order to enjoy it. Read on…
To 3D Or Not To 3D: Buy The Right Puss In Boots Ticket
Earlier this year I reviewed the 3D for Kung Fu Panda 2 the most recent movie from Dreamworks Animation before Puss in Boots. I ended up giving the film a score of 32 out of 35 because the 3D utilization was excellent, almost to the point of perfection. Now the question is can the 3D in Puss in Boots top it?
To 3D Or Not To 3D: Buy The Right Three Musketeers Ticket
Say what you will about Paul W.S. Anderson and his gifts as a filmmaker, but he's been one of the fiercest champions of shooting 3D movies in actual 3D, starting with last year's Resident Evil: Afterlife and now with The Three Musketeers, the movie that prompted him to proclaim at Comic Con last year that he would never make another movie without 3D. But is all that effort worth it?
To 3D Or Not To 3D: Buy The Right Dolphin Tale Ticket
A cynic would likely say all the 2D showings are a product of producers not being overly confident in the special effects, but others might just as easily argue the decision is a response to sagging 3D ticket sales in a slumping economy. The truth probably lies somewhere in the middle, but since your decision has actual ramifications for your wallet, let’s break the debate down
To 3D Or Not To 3D: Choose The Right Lion King 3D Ticket
Last week I had a chance to go see The Lion King in 3D and below you will find my full breakdown of the technologies effectiveness. Is it worth buying a ticket or are you better off waiting for the soon-to-be-released Blu-ray? Find out inside.