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Mark J. Marshall
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 - posted 04-26-2010 10:50 PM      Profile for Mark J. Marshall     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Good grief. This is in 3D now too? Since when?

Is there a list of which (if any) movies coming out recently or in the near future that are actually shot (or rendered in the case of CGI) in 3D vs. shooting (or rendering) one eye and then faking the other eye? Maybe that info is available somewhere, but I don't know where it is. I'd really like to see that info in one place here if we could figure that out. I'm assuming this movie was NOT shot in 3D. Can anyone confirm?

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Mike Blakesley
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 - posted 04-26-2010 10:54 PM      Profile for Mike Blakesley   Author's Homepage   Email Mike Blakesley   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Looks like another post-production conversion.

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Edward Havens
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 - posted 04-27-2010 01:07 AM      Profile for Edward Havens   Email Edward Havens   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
After the recent scuttlebutt concerning the 3D conversation of Titans, I couldn't help but notice the trailer for Resident Evil: Afterlife proudly proclaims the movie was "Filmed with the James Cameron/Vincent Pace Fusion Camera System," then boasted this system is "the world's most advanced 3D technology."

I'm betting we'll never have to ask ourselves again "Was this filmed for 3D or converted to 3D?" ever again. Those who filmed in 3D will proudly boast it. So, for that, we can thank Titans.

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Manny Montes
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 - posted 04-27-2010 01:19 AM      Profile for Manny Montes   Email Manny Montes   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
It was not filmed in 3D it is being converted to 3D.
It was recently decided to make it 3D and it will keep the same release date.
Pretty decent article about it below
http://boxoffice.com/thenews/2010/04/22/green-hornet-and-airbender-goi.php

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Darryl Spicer
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 - posted 04-27-2010 12:51 PM      Profile for Darryl Spicer     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Just a sign that the movie probably sucks.

More 3-D screens are coming but, there still will not be enough to cover every film. You have Toy Story 3, Airbender and Despicable Me all within a month of each other.

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Bobby Henderson
"Ask me about Trajan."

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 - posted 04-27-2010 01:02 PM      Profile for Bobby Henderson   Email Bobby Henderson   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Toy Story 3 is a "must see" movie for me. Despicable Me might be good if the comedy is dark enough. I have no desire to see The Last Airbender. It looks kind of silly. If memory serves correct, M. Night Shyamalan hasn't had a hit since Signs and even that movie was a bit silly in how it ended.

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Mike Blakesley
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 - posted 04-27-2010 02:39 PM      Profile for Mike Blakesley   Author's Homepage   Email Mike Blakesley   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
quote: Darryl Spicer
Just a sign that the movie probably sucks.
M. Night's flop-to-hit ratio is getting worse with every release. I wonder how long it'll be before his name stops appearing above the title. This looks like the "Titans" of the summer to me.

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Kurt Zupin
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 - posted 05-10-2010 03:01 PM      Profile for Kurt Zupin   Email Kurt Zupin   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
This was actually started months ago, they looked at what was done before deciding if they were going to go all the way with it. They stated that they didn't want to do a Clash.

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