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Martin Scorsese: ‘3D is an enjoyable headache’

By November 7, 2011March 24th, 2020Newswires

Martin Scorsese Calls Filming ‘Hugo’ in 3D ‘An Enjoyable Headache’

By Kim Masters

The director spoke highly of the third dimension at a screening of his new film, comparing recent advances in the technology to the introduction of color.

Martin Scorsese gave a strong endorsement to 3D and predicted that more innovation is on the way at a Saturday afternoon screening of his new film Hugo, based on the novel The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick. 

“Most people have stereoscopic vision so why belittle that element of our existence?” Scorsese said at a post-screening panel with key members of his below the line crew at the Regal 14 in downtown Los Angeles. “Why not use it? Everything moves along and there’s no major catastrophe. We’re basically headed for holograms. You have to think that way.”

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