A new 3D theatre opens in Lomme, France. Kinepolis has now 10% od its theatres fitted with 3D equipment.
W220S and W240S are the two new Hyundai 3D-enabled screens. With 22 and 24 inches (in diagonal) respectively, they look like standard 2D monitors but are 3D ready. They use polarized glasses. Retail price for the 22 inches is expected to be around 590€. For details, see www.ubergizmo.com or read the paper (in French) on Tom's hardware.
Disney and director Robert Zemeckis are negotiating to make a 3D version of the 1968 psychedelic, animated film “Yellow Submarine” which featured songs from The Beatles.
Hamlet in 3D promises that the "latest 3D technology brings added excitement to cinema audiences: a ghost that hovers in front of your eyes, cannon-fire that flies into the auditorium and a final sword-fight that seems to literally be all around you"? Six Shakespeare movies in in this 3D series, reports Variety in this paper. Read also the Paste Magazinepaper here.
Once again, www.pastemagazine.com was one of the first to announce the forecasted success of Avatar ni IMAX theatres all over the world. Speculation over the theatrical prospects for James Cameron’sAvatar has begun to run so high that some IMAX theaters might book the movie for three months after its December release, up through the opening of Alice in Wonderland in early March. Read the paper here.