This Friday, Disney’s “The Lion King” will re-open in theatres nationwide in 3D.
Tuesday it was reported by the Hollywood Reporter that “Top Gun” is being converted to 3D for a 2012 rerelease.
Just about every movie this summer was released in 3D, and the majority of the Holiday films are, as well. I counted. Well, ok, I didn’t.
Regardless, 3D is not going away anytime soon. Between being able to squeeze a surcharge out of it, having a good excuse to rerelease old movies (such as the two above), offering something most people can’t get out of their home theatre experience, and thus a reason to GO to the theatre, and justifying the depreciation on the 3D digital projectors that movie theatres just all went through, you can rest assured that Hollywood will not be letting 3D prove to be a flash in the pan fad.
How do you feel about it? Do you like it? Love it? Hate it? Don’t even notice it?
Do the higher ticket prices piss you off? Do you ever find yourself deliberately choosing the 2D option?
IS it the future of movies?
Let me hear it! I wanna know! What do YOU think of 3D?