3D: Soon Coming at Ya` at Home
An Entertainment Revolution Is Underway as Clear as the Glasses on Your Face
(CBS) From the old red-and-green spectacles of days gone by to the more snazzy frames of today, you need special glasses to watch a movie in 3D (at least for now). 3D technology is already transforming the movies, and you don`t need any high-tech glasses to see its impact. Our Cover Story is reported by Bill Whitaker:
It seems some things never change in Hollywood. For 82 years of Academy Awards there`s always the flash … the fashions … the royalty … the scene stealers … the showdown.
This year the buzz is about the nail-biting faceoff between Kathryn Bigelow, director of the indie war movie, "The Hurt Locker" … and her ex-husband, James Cameron, director of the all-time box office smash, "Avatar."
But what really has Hollywood talking is thatm, win or lose, "Avatar" could change everything, with its breathtaking imagination and out-of-this-world imagery in eye-popping 3D.
It cost $300 million, some say $400 million to get to the screen, where it`s raked in a staggering $2.5 billion worldwide.
Read the whole story here: http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/03/ … 5043.shtml
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