It’s the end of the world as we know it: GI Joe: Retailiation has been pushed back nine months to, according to Paramount, convert the movie into 3D and maximize international box office – The world, it still loves the idea of the Rock literally shouting in your face, it seems. But… nine months? People can make other human beings in that time. Does it really take that long to turn a movie into 3D… or is something else going on? Here are some possible reasons for the delay
The Lion King? Star Wars? Titanic? Top Gun? It seems as if the new thing for Hollywood is to take an old movie, turn it into 3D and re-release it in theaters for a whole new audience to… I don’t know, pay for. But why stop with those movies? Here are ten more movies that demand a 3D revival.
Much has been made by the press and people inside the industry about the “death of 3D,” as forecast by this weekend’s lower-than-expected take for 3D screenings of Pirates of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides: People didn’t want to watch Johnny Depp acting camp right in front of their faces! It’s the end of 3D cinema! It’s not, of course. But here’s the thing: If that is really the lesson that movie executives are taking away from the low box office last weekend, then the end of 3D really might be around the corner.
After eight seasons, someone has finally figured out how to make Discovery Channel’s Mythbusters more awesome: Make it 3D. But that doesn’t mean that the show is headed to the big screen.
Warner Bros. announced today that it has abandoned plans to release Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 in 3D, citing an inability to complete the conversion within the release date window. Part 2, which will see release on July 15, will still be presented in 2D and 3D.
In case you’ve been worried that there’s not going to be enough 3D content in movies (and television) over the next few years, actor and producer Thomas Jane has your back. Although, sadly for some, his HBO show Hung won’t be in that third dimension just yet.
Are you ready for Leonardo DiCaprio being the king of the world right in front of your eyes? If not, you’ve got eighteen months to prepare, because the 3D re-release of Titanic is apparently being targeted for April 2012.
That’s not a planet… that’s a potential gamechanger for 3D movies. Lucasfilm has finally confirmed the long-standing rumor that all six Star Wars movies are headed to theaters again, this time retrofitted into 3D extravaganzas.
Want a sweetener to the prospect of buying a Sony 3D television? How about some free Disney 3D movies? Announced yesterday was a partnership between the two companies that’ll see everyone purchasing a Sony’s 3D Bravia HDTV get a complimentary Disney 3D Blu-Ray disc. Uh, yay?
It had to happen: Porn producers are moving into 3D. If you can’t think of your own joke to insert here, you’re really not trying hard enough.
It’s only just found a director, but producer Joel Silver is already talking about the long-awaited Logan’s Run remake being an entirely 3D process.
Watchmen and 300 director Zack Snyder’s next movie is to be released in 3D and on IMAX screens. So why are some people unexcited about this news?