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Scorsese calls for solutions to dark 3D screens problem

By April 27, 2012March 24th, 2020Newswires

Director tells CinemaCon that fans will stay away unless films are shown ‘in best possible light’, but confirms he would have filmed Taxi Driver and Raging Bull in 3D had it been available

By Ben Child

Martin Scorsese has confirmed his preference for shooting future films in 3D during a speech at the CinemaCon event in Las Vegas in which he spoke of the need to solve the ongoing problem of darkened screens.

Scorsese, whose most recent film, Hugo, was shot in stereoscope, spoke after new laser-illuminated projection technology was demonstrated at the conference. He said cinemagoers would stay away from 3D films if the brightness issue was not removed from the equation.

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