What you can watch on your 3D Blu-ray player: monsters, aliens, but not Avatar
Unless you love children’s films, there’s not a lot on offer for early adopters
By Stuart O`Connor
So you’re an enthusiastic early adopter. You’ve got your brand new 3D HDTV all set up in the living room, and have hooked up the new 3D Blu-ray player. But what are you going to watch?
It seems that unless you love kids’ films, and enjoy watching the same thing over and over again, not much.
As far as 3D movies go, the first cab off the rank is the DreamWorks animated comedy Monsters vs Aliens, which comes bundled with the Samsung 3D Blu-ray player that’s on sale from this week.
Sony has announced that its animated comedy Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs will get a UK 3D Blu-ray release on 14 June. Sony is also re-releasing the motion-capture 2006 film Monster House and the computer-animated adventure Open Season (which was made in 2D) in the 3D Blu-ray format this year And Disney’s motion-captured 3D film A Christmas Carol is slated to get the 3D Blu-ray treatment in the fourth quarter of 2010.
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