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Old 02-02-11, 01:38 PM
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Whi 3D Won't Work...

Here's an interesting article by Walter Murch explaining why 3D won't work.

http://blogs.suntimes.com/ebert/2011/01/post_4.html
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Re: Whi 3D Won't Work...

Why 3D doesn't work and never will. Case closed.
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I'm a huge fan of Mr. Murch and respect his technical opinions to no end.

That said, he can say that 3D "won't work" all he wants to, but the fact remains that it does and in the here and now- future tense need not apply.

In fact, Murch's comments explicitly state that 3D films do "work", but he describes the limitations inherent in the medium which, in turn, suggest the requirements of the production 'vocabulary' necessary to produce them well.

For Ebert to interpret this as "3D will never work. Case closed." is akin to saying that sound films will never work because it's possible to put an irritating high-pitched squeal on a soundtrack. The old "Doc, it hurts when I do this..." joke comes to mind.

Yes, of course, there is some subject matter which doesn't work as well in 3D, just like there is some which doesn't work as well in widescreen or in color, etc.

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Re: Whi 3D Won't Work...

Whi 3D won't work? Is that Nintendo's next game system? The Virtual Boy had pretty good 3-D, even if the only color it could do was red.
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Re: Whi 3D Won't Work...

I cant recall someone ever spelling why wrong.
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Re: Whi 3D Won't Work...

Originally Posted by Deadman31 View Post
I cant recall someone ever spelling why wrong.
Look back four posts.
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Re: Whi 3D Won't Work...

Not only did he not bother to search, he posted his thread in the wrong forum.
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Re: Whi 3D Won't Work...

I suppose ThreeDee won't work cause it is mis-spelled.

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Whi indeed?
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Re: Whi 3D Won't Work...

Originally Posted by Mr. Salty View Post
Not only did he not bother to search, he posted his thread in the wrong forum.
Not sure whether this remark pertains to the the HD Talk subforum, but haven't you heard, Blu-ray and 3D are doomed technologies: http://cnettv.cnet.com/doomed-techno...-50099215.html
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Originally Posted by basketb View Post
Not sure whether this remark pertains to the the HD Talk subforum, but haven't you heard, Blu-ray and 3D are doomed technologies: http://cnettv.cnet.com/doomed-techno...-50099215.html
The article in question pertains to 3D as a filmgoing experience. It isn't specific to Blu-ray or home presentations, thus belongs in Movies, where a thread has existed for almost two weeks.
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Re: Whi 3D Won't Work...

I was thinking this was going to be for the Nintendo Whi.

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Originally Posted by Deadman31 View Post
I cant recall someone ever spelling why wrong.
how about someone not properly punctuating "can't"
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Originally Posted by Rammsteinfan View Post
I was thinking this was going to be for the Nintendo Whi.

I came in here expecting it to be about some 3D functionality for the Wii that wasn't working properly.
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Originally Posted by musick View Post
how about someone not properly punctuating "can't"
How about someone forgetting punctuation and capitalization?
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Originally Posted by RocShemp View Post
I came in here expecting it to be about some 3D functionality for the Wii that wasn't working properly.
At least the whi-fi still seems to work.
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Re: Whi 3D Won't Work...

Gee, I guess this is whi I should check my typing before I send it in.

Oh well, at least it's phonetically correct.
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3D works just fine in my head when I see it in theaters and on my TV. What the fuck are Ebert and Murch talking about?

Is it doomed? Sure, but every technology dies some day because it's replaced with something better.
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Originally Posted by Joe Schmoe View Post
Sure, but every technology dies some day because it's replaced with something better.
That's whi I'm holding out for 4-D.
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Re: Whi 3D Won't Work...

I'm still confused as to why the OP put an "i" where the "y" is supposed to be, cuz by looking at my key board....they're apart by the letter "u"....so why the "i" on what's supposed to be why but instead is now a "whi"..fuck..I'm rhyming here.
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Originally Posted by Solid Snake PAC View Post
I'm still confused as to why the OP put an "i" where the "y" is supposed to be, cuz by looking at my key board....they're apart by the letter "u"
Sounds to me like you're asking "Hou?", not "Whi?"
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Originally Posted by Mr. Salty View Post
That's whi I'm holding out for 4-D.
The wait is over!

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Originally Posted by RocShemp View Post
The wait is over!
The craziest thing about that clip is that the popcorn is only $1!

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