3D

3D: The Cycle Ends

3D has always run in cycles. It’s the first lesson the new Hollywood executives should have learned. There have been three major cycles, first the red-and-green lens ‘Bwana Devil’ 3D boom of the 1950s, then the polarised lens Warhol-Morrissey ‘Frankenstein’ and ‘Dracula’ of the 70s, and finally the boom started by ‘Comin’ At Ya!’ and […]

Blame Avatar

If Avatar had flopped, this wouldn’t have happened. But now the flood gates are open; George Lucas is threatening to reboot all six Star Wars films – that’s the two and a half good ones from the first set and the rest – all in 3D, even though it appears that converted 2D films don’t […]