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3D Movies Are Worthless

Images confuse the brain, interfere with moviewatching

(Newser) - Roger Ebert has never been a friend of the recent resurgence of 3D movies. But now he's got proof that the technique is just plain broken, and certainly not worth the extra dollars charged at theaters, he writes for the Chicago Sun-Times . After trashing the 3D aspect of Green Hornet,... More »

Playboy Puts Double-Ds in 3D

Hef promises it'll be hotter than blue aliens

(Newser) - Hugh Hefner has no use for dragons, flying meatballs or Na'vi. “What would people most like to see in 3D?” he muses. “Probably a naked lady.” That's why an upcoming issue of Playboy comes with those distinctive red-and-blue glasses, so its readers can get a more, shall... More »

3-D TV Shows Promise, But Those Glasses Still a Must

You'll have stuff to watch next year—but you still need specs

(Newser) - Admit it, your heart skips a beat at the prospect of a 3-D high-definition TV in your own home. And by this time next year, Sony and Panasonic will have ‘em on the market. But—and it’s a big one, even after the cost—you’re going to... More »

Studios Fight Theaters on Cost of 3-D Glasses

Shades can cost $10m for popular film

(Newser) - With 50 3-D films due out within two years, studios and theaters are squabbling over who should pay for the requisite glasses. At $1 per moviegoer, 3-D glasses can tack on $10 million to production costs, the Chicago Tribune reports. Movie execs and theaters split a $2 to $3 ticket... More »

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