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Old 11-08-10, 09:13 PM
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First Star Wars now Titanic being converted to 3D?

I'm sure this has been mentioned somewhere before but couldn't find anything on it. Just saw that Cameron intends to release Titanic in 3D for the 100th anniversary of the disaster ( the real Titanic, not the movie)

My respect for these guys has just dropped to an all time low. We know Lucas is going to be pimping SW out until he dies but do we really need a 3D titanic?
Really? How about taking some of this money and actually creating something new for a change instead of just sending your billion dollar baby back out onto the streets for one more trick?
Anybody else not care about seeing this?
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Re: First Star Wars now Titanic being converted to 3D?

It's so that you can immerse yourself in the failure of Murdoch.
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Re: First Star Wars now Titanic being converted to 3D?

Titanic 3D was announced years ago
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I absolutely refuse to see any movie that has received a retroactive 3D treatment, and I ESPECIALLY refuse to ever pay money to see any previously-released Star Wars film in a theater.
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Re: First Star Wars now Titanic being converted to 3D?

I know people don't like post 3D movies but the two people that I can see doing post 3d right are Cameron & Lucas. Cameron has been involved with various Titanic projects for the past 15 years so I don't think he's letting a crap product out.
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Re: First Star Wars now Titanic being converted to 3D?

honestly though I'd rather see Titanic again in 4K Digital projection remixed in 7.1 sound than in 3D.
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Re: First Star Wars now Titanic being converted to 3D?

I, for one, look forward to motorboating Kate Winslet's spectacular naked bosoms.

Spoiler:
I may also see this movie.
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Re: First Star Wars now Titanic being converted to 3D?

I really hope Lucas's 3D treatment of the Star Wars saga is a spectacular failure.

More over I hope everything George Lucas does in the rest of his career is a failure.
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Re: First Star Wars now Titanic being converted to 3D?

I really hope Cameron's 3D treatment of 'Titanic' is a spectacular failure.
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Re: First Star Wars now Titanic being converted to 3D?

Fanboy outrage, much ado about nothing. God bless it.
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Re: First Star Wars now Titanic being converted to 3D?

I won't see any old movie remastered in 3-D, as it is just another sign in Hollywood that they are out of original ideas.
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Re: First Star Wars now Titanic being converted to 3D?

This just in .. a press release has been sent out trumpeting the following 3-D re-releases: Platoon, Raging Bull, and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers ... Enjoy.
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Re: First Star Wars now Titanic being converted to 3D?

Originally Posted by KillerCannibal View Post
It's so that you can immerse yourself in the failure of Murdoch.
You'll go into that theater with a whole new expectation on the Murdoch scenes...
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Re: First Star Wars now Titanic being converted to 3D?

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I absolutely refuse to see any movie that has received a retroactive 3D treatment, and I ESPECIALLY refuse to ever pay money to see any previously-released Star Wars film in a theater.
You'll go see Back To The Future but have a problem with Star Wars and Titanic? And I don't mean YOU specifically - but why single out films not to be watched just because it's George Lucas or James Cameron?

Sometimes, it's just fun to see a beloved film in the theater again. The theater experience, especially if the film is "enhanced," can be a real blast.
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...especially if the film is "enhanced," can be a real blast.
Thank you for using quotation marks at least, and thanks for answering your own question about why I single out Lucas films. Revisiting an old favorite in a theater can be a treat, but not when the original product I loved has been tinkered with in a crass attempt to milk fans for all they're worth. And I don't recall ever mentioning Back to the Future.
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Originally Posted by DVD Guy ATL View Post
And I don't recall ever mentioning Back to the Future.
That's why I said "not YOU specifically."
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Re: First Star Wars now Titanic being converted to 3D?

I'd go see this if they combined the two films and put Murdoch on the Death Star.
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Re: First Star Wars now Titanic being converted to 3D?

These directors are Pulling a Murdoch on their legacies.
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Re: First Star Wars now Titanic being converted to 3D?

Originally Posted by pjflyer View Post
These directors are Pulling a Murdoch on their legacies.
Wow - a double murder/suicide? Good, that means no more Avatar sequels. Whew!

I hope they blew away Tom Cruise and Charlie Sheen (Cameron). Lindsay Lohan and Britney Spears (Lucas). I'm done with all of them.
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Re: First Star Wars now Titanic being converted to 3D?

Originally Posted by Buttmunker View Post
You'll go see Back To The Future but have a problem with Star Wars and Titanic? And I don't mean YOU specifically - but why single out films not to be watched just because it's George Lucas or James Cameron?

Sometimes, it's just fun to see a beloved film in the theater again. The theater experience, especially if the film is "enhanced," can be a real blast.
Are they changing BTTF? I love going to see old favorites on the big screen, but if they're just updating them with the newest bells and whistles my interest wains.
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Re: First Star Wars now Titanic being converted to 3D?

Titanic in 3D is the Duke Nuke'em Forever of 3D conversions. Cameron's been talking about it since around 2003. That being said, Groucho's "motorboat" post should be the entire marketing campaign.
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Re: First Star Wars now Titanic being converted to 3D?

What I'm hoping for is that 3D still won't be widespread enough by the time the SW flicks start showing so Lucas will have to also release 2D prints to help cover the costs and I can see all six on the big screen again. Maybe by then my little one will be old enough to start watching these.
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Re: First Star Wars now Titanic being converted to 3D?

Originally Posted by resinrats View Post
I know people don't like post 3D movies but the two people that I can see doing post 3d right are Cameron & Lucas. Cameron has been involved with various Titanic projects for the past 15 years so I don't think he's letting a crap product out.
right because Lucas has really shown over the last 15 years that he knows what he is doing and I am sure he will do these post 3D conversions right and wont unnecessarily add bantha poo poo that hits you in the face or unnecessarily add Jar Jar Binks to A New Hope or unnecessarily replace lines of dialogue. He will do his best to keep everything in line with his original vision on what Star Wars should be.

Looking forward to it.
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Re: First Star Wars now Titanic being converted to 3D?

It would be just nice to hear these soundtracks in a theater environment again. I saw Titanic in a DTS THX theater and it probably was the best sounding audio presentation I ever heard. It felt like my chest burst open when the ship split in two.

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