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Forum: 3D Content   02-11-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 20
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Posted By cakefoo
Mad Max - high speed car chases, unique art...

Mad Max - high speed car chases, unique art style, lots of beauty shots
The Walk - vertigo-inducing
Pan - take Hugo, Life of Pi, Great Gatsby and Avatar- and pack them into a single movie
...
Forum: 3D Content   02-10-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 125
Posted By cakefoo
Just did some research, and I'm 99% sure HGMJ2...

Just did some research, and I'm 99% sure HGMJ2 will get a 3D Blu-ray. All but one of Lionsgate's latest films actually include the 3D Blu-ray by default: I Frankenstein, Dredd, Step Up Revolution,...
Forum: 3D Content   02-10-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 125
Posted By cakefoo
Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 is getting a global 3D release

Press Release (http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20150206005932/en/Hunger-Games-Mockingjay-%E2%80%93-Part-2-Launch#.VNrmkmNgjV8)

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE...
Forum: 3D Content   01-24-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,226
Posted By cakefoo
So you've explained Mr Peabody's 3%, but please...

So you've explained Mr Peabody's 3%, but please also explain HTTYD or LEGO MOVIE, or CLOUDY's 3D marketshares.

And let's say, for the sake of argument, that the 3D edition accounted for a...
Forum: 3D Content   01-24-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,226
Posted By cakefoo
Look at the 2014 list I posted above. I bolded...

Look at the 2014 list I posted above. I bolded all the family-friendly 3D animated movies, and they all have mid-single-digit 3D marketshares. So you're trying to say that being family-friendly...
Forum: 3D Content   01-24-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,226
Posted By cakefoo
I'm not seeing different Nielsen numbers....

I'm not seeing different Nielsen numbers. Animated titles are in bold.

Guardians of the Galaxy 33%
Thor: The Dark World 25%
Captain America: Winter Soldier (week 2) 24%*
Gravity 14%
X-Men:...
Forum: 3D Content   01-22-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,226
Posted By cakefoo
Chances are high that the SKU with the 3D disc...

Chances are high that the SKU with the 3D disc would also have 2D Blu-ray and DVD. Is 3D is the reason they buy that SKU, or are the DVD and 2D Blu-ray the reasons? It varies from customer to...
Forum: 3D Content   01-22-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,226
Posted By cakefoo
Clash of the Titans was converted for $4.5M....

Clash of the Titans was converted for $4.5M. Titanic cost $18M. Noah cost $10M.

For every million dollars spent on a conversion, they have to sell 100,000 units at $30 to break even (assuming...
Forum: 3D Content   01-10-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 995
Views: 37,334
Posted By cakefoo
I have good news: Episodes 2 and 3 were converted...

I have good news: Episodes 2 and 3 were converted to 3D and will be shown this year at fan conventions.

Also, Episode 7 will be released in 3D- they just shot in 2D because they wanted to shoot on...
Forum: 3D Content   12-29-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 313
Posted By cakefoo
The 3D Blu-ray + 2D + DVD combo packs count as...

The 3D Blu-ray + 2D + DVD combo packs count as 3D.

Nobody knows how many people are actually buying it for the 3D.
Forum: 3D Content   12-29-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 313
Posted By cakefoo
Some 2012 titles: Prometheus 25% Avengers...

Some 2012 titles:

Prometheus 25%
Avengers 23%
The Amazing Spider-Man 17%
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted 13%
Brave 12%
Men in Black 3 12%
ParaNorman 10%
Arthur Christmas...
Forum: 3D Tech Talk   12-29-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 231
Posted By cakefoo
No, the forum's just not very active. Also,...

No, the forum's just not very active.

Also, nobody wants to help people pirate.
Forum: 3D Content   12-29-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 313
Posted By cakefoo
Really surprised to see Gravity so low despite...

Really surprised to see Gravity so low despite the 3D format accounting for 80% of its opening weekend box office. Makes me wonder what people are smoking.
Forum: 3D Content   12-29-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 313
Posted By cakefoo
3D Blu-ray Sales Data

3D Blu-ray marketshares of the most popular releases of 2014 (Overall disc sales, including DVD)

Guardians of the Galaxy 33%
Thor: The Dark World 25%
Captain America: Winter Soldier (week 2)...
Forum: 3D Displays   12-24-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 220
Posted By cakefoo
http://i.imgur.com/tZOS8.gif

http://i.imgur.com/tZOS8.gif
Forum: 3D Displays   12-24-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 220
Posted By cakefoo
It's nice to want things, but it's naive to...

It's nice to want things, but it's naive to presume that the tech can be simply blown up in size and magically work with 5+ people watching, and that display researchers are just sitting around...
Forum: 3D Content   12-19-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 132
Posted By cakefoo
Doesn't look 3D to me.

Doesn't look 3D to me.
Forum: 3D Content   12-16-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,676
Posted By cakefoo
Hollywood seems to be funneling 3D into nothing...

Hollywood seems to be funneling 3D into nothing more than a popcorn action flick add-on. Maybe consistently decent 3D action movies is good enough for wide acceptance of 3D, but I personally need to...
Forum: 3D Content   12-15-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,676
Posted By cakefoo
I think 3D in theaters is settling after the...

I think 3D in theaters is settling after the Avatar bubble. I don't think it'll decline much more if any in 2015 and onward.

Opening weekend 3D revenue shares for 2014:
Exodus - 44%...
Forum: 3D Content   12-15-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,676
Posted By cakefoo
Oh, and again, you still don't understand...

Oh, and again, you still don't understand cinematography's role as anything more than beauty shots. Guess you'll never learn until you become a cinematographer and/or editor yourself.
Forum: 3D Content   12-15-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,676
Posted By cakefoo
Did you see Hugo or Life of Pi? Or are your 3D...

Did you see Hugo or Life of Pi? Or are your 3D movies typically limited to the brainless action fare
Forum: 3D Content   12-15-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,676
Posted By cakefoo
If Transcendence didn't have great...

If Transcendence didn't have great cinematography, you would have enjoyed the movie even less then, right?

I sense that you are very far from understanding the concept of visual storytelling- you...
Forum: 3D Content   12-15-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,676
Posted By cakefoo
Value assessment doesn't even enter the picture...

Value assessment doesn't even enter the picture if you don't acknowledge that 3D is superior to 2D. You said 3D was never a better experience than 2D, 3D doesn't have any benefits, 3D doesn't make a...
Forum: 3D Content   12-15-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,676
Posted By cakefoo
Some folks think that because a 3D combo was at...

Some folks think that because a 3D combo was at #1 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) on Amazon, it means 3D's alive and well. The data is just insufficient to...
Forum: 3D Content   12-15-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,676
Posted By cakefoo
Ah, I didn't see that you could expand the...

Ah, I didn't see that you could expand the Blu-ray tree. When I searched, there was no standalone result for the 2D version. I wonder if that was the goal?

Seriously though, using one week of...
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