Thoughts on 3D

Last week I finally got around to seeing Hugo.  I’d wanted to see it for a while, not only because it’s gotten really good reviews and is up for Best Picture and not only that it’s Scorsese’s first film that is appropriate for anyone under 15, but because he shot it in 3D.

I’ve never gotten too excited about the whole 3D thing.  Sure, I saw Avatar in 3D, because when James Cameron spends something like 10 years developing not only a film, but the technology to make that film, you kind of have to go see it.  While I was unimpressed by the 3D in Avatar, upon hearing that Scorsese’s next film would be shot in 3D, I decided to reserve judgement until seeing it.

Now I’ve seen it and the verdict is in: Continue reading