Dreaming In Stereo: Why 3D Is Here To Stay

By December 2, 2011March 24th, 2020Newswires

Dreaming In Stereo: Why 3D Is Here To Stay

By Maximus Clarke

1. “THE CASE IS CLOSED”

“For general use the single-tone [black-and-white] pictures will enormously prevail.” — Rupert Hughes, screenwriter, 1923

“[Sound film] is an exhausted toy, ready to be cast aside.”—David Belasco, playwright, 1930

“Television won’t last. It’s a flash in the pan.”—Mary Somerville, radio broadcaster, 1948

Roger Ebert knows that 3D movies just don’t work—and they never will. This past January, he wrote: “The notion that we are asked to pay a premium to witness an inferior and inherently brain-confusing image is outrageous. The case is closed.”

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