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Old May 27 2013, 02:35 AM   #1198
Location: Manchester, UK
Re: STID "tracking" for $85-90 million opening [U.S. box office]

^^ 25-30% might be too high actually. TBH I am not sure 3D accounts for say 45% of the gross and is certainly more expensive than 2D.

Also I don't understand why many movies are still filmed in 2D and post-converted to 3D. Even Iron Man 3 and the Avengers were filmed in 2D and converted afterward. Is it because the 'film like' quality is lost because they are using a 3D camera instead of 2D 35mm?

Converting a 2D movie to 3D takes 700 people 9 months (Jurassic Park 3D) - thats got to be a lot of money that does not need to be spent if you filmed in 3D to start with?
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