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the rate at which this guy blinks bothers me more than the content he is talking about
    
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3d sucks. I hate 3d, it is distracting, darker and the glasses are annoying. I've seen a few of the 3d movies, I now only buy 2d tickets.
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I refuse to go to the theaters. You get ripped off with the tickets, forced to overpay if you want any condiments and have to put up with all the other people packed into a dark place, coughing, sneezing, talking and all the rest. How this supposedly trumps my experience at home, I don't know.

Also, 3D is a silly gimmick. My friends went to watch Pirates of the Caribbean 4 in 3D last weekend.

Ok, first, since when is PotC in any way a potential for a 3D film? Horror films, Space films and Fantasy films, perhaps, but that? Ergh, no.

Secondly, all the people who have seen it in 2D said it absolutely sucked. Worst PotC ever (which is saying a lot) Yet, all the people who have seen it in 3D said it was the most amazing film they've seen. Now, going off the online reviews of the film, I can deduce that everyone who went to watch it in 3D has no taste in films and is bought in by total gimmicks.

3D films suck.
    
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You buy condiments at the pictures? I buy my salt and vinegar up tescos! I don't fancy watching a film eating a bucket of salt, i'll stick to pop corn.
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post #15 of 24
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Originally Posted by Viridian View Post
I refuse to go to the theaters. You get ripped off with the tickets, forced to overpay if you want any condiments and have to put up with all the other people packed into a dark place, coughing, sneezing, talking and all the rest. How this supposedly trumps my experience at home, I don't know.

Also, 3D is a silly gimmick. My friends went to watch Pirates of the Caribbean 4 in 3D last weekend.

Ok, first, since when is PotC in any way a potential for a 3D film? Horror films, Space films and Fantasy films, perhaps, but that? Ergh, no.

Secondly, all the people who have seen it in 2D said it absolutely sucked. Worst PotC ever (which is saying a lot) Yet, all the people who have seen it in 3D said it was the most amazing film they've seen. Now, going off the online reviews of the film, I can deduce that everyone who went to watch it in 3D has no taste in films and is bought in by total gimmicks.

3D films suck.
While movie wasn't the best of the series particularly since it didnt feel part of the other trilogy, it paves way for a new trilogy.

Now in regards to what moves should use 3D, genre shouldn't play a role. All the 3D at the cinema does is add depth to the movie, you can get a better feel of who is further back etc.

I watched PoTC and TBH it had one of the best implementation of 3D depth awareness from a lot of recent movies. Also you don't buy condiments at the movies you take your own Tesco/Spar/Sainsbury bag with you xD
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Well, yeah, who doesn't bring their own, but still, it's well over a tenner to go! I'd have a better experience at home where I can pause it to go for a pee!
    
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Home theater is so good now and movies disappear from the complex before I even have a chance to see them and show up on dvd like 90 days after release, why bother spending anymore time with the unwashed masses than I have to? And yeah, 3D sucks when it isn't done right. (done right, out can be immersive.)

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Originally Posted by Viridian View Post
I refuse to go to the theaters. You get ripped off with the tickets, forced to overpay if you want any condiments and have to put up with all the other people packed into a dark place, coughing, sneezing, talking and all the rest. How this supposedly trumps my experience at home, I don't know.

Also, 3D is a silly gimmick. My friends went to watch Pirates of the Caribbean 4 in 3D last weekend.

Ok, first, since when is PotC in any way a potential for a 3D film? Horror films, Space films and Fantasy films, perhaps, but that? Ergh, no.

Secondly, all the people who have seen it in 2D said it absolutely sucked. Worst PotC ever (which is saying a lot) Yet, all the people who have seen it in 3D said it was the most amazing film they've seen. Now, going off the online reviews of the film, I can deduce that everyone who went to watch it in 3D has no taste in films and is bought in by total gimmicks.

3D films suck.
Very true! 3D just gives crappy movies some eye candy so people will actually buy tickets and watch it.

I'm not completely against 3D since it can give already excellent 2D movies an extra edge. There must be a prerequisite for 3D movies though, their 2D counterparts have to actually be quality films.
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Thank goodness my local theater is only $5/ticket for 2D and $6 for 3D. $3.50 matinee, another buck for 3D. Popcorn is $1.25, big pop $1.50... all y'all are gonna kill me LOL

Actually I like how this theater does things. Two of the screens are 3D all the time, and they pick the most popular pair for 3D, then everything else is on native 2D projectors so it looks right.
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Just going out on a limb here but maybe 2D movies only use one of the 2 polarized lenses?
na if you look up you can see light coming from both lenses
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