Even James Cameron has joined the list of doomsayers
By Gary Susman
When James Cameron says there’s too much 3D in movies, it’s time to listen.
In a recent talk with fellow sci-fi/fantasy director Alfonso Cuaron (Children of Men), the director criticized Hollywood for releasing too many movies in 3D. He made a distinction between movies shot in 3D, like Avatar, and those converted to 3D in post-production. In his view, Hollywood is “pushing 3D to directors who are not comfortable or do not like 3D.” Cameron cited Iron Man 3 and Man of Steel as current blockbusters that didn’t need to be in 3D. ” If you spend $150 million on visual effects, the film is already going to [look] spectacular [and] perfect,” he said.
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