RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 138,937
Posts: 5,390,079
Members: 24,725
Currently online: 534
Newest member: Miltan08

TrekToday headlines

New Trek-themed Bobble Heads
By: T'Bonz on Aug 21

IDW Publishing November Trek Comic
By: T'Bonz on Aug 20

Pegg/Wright Trilogy In The Works
By: T'Bonz on Aug 20

Star Trek: The Compendium Rebate Details
By: T'Bonz on Aug 20

Gold Key Archives Volume 2
By: T'Bonz on Aug 19

Takei Documentary Wins Award
By: T'Bonz on Aug 19

Cumberbatch To Voice Khan
By: T'Bonz on Aug 19

Shaun And Ed On Phineas and Ferb
By: T'Bonz on Aug 18

New Ships Coming From Official Starships Collection
By: T'Bonz on Aug 18

Trek Stars Take On Ice Bucket Challenge
By: T'Bonz on Aug 18


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Star Trek Movies > Star Trek Movies XI+

Star Trek Movies XI+ Discuss J.J. Abrams' rebooted Star Trek here.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old March 20 2013, 08:48 PM   #121
FlapJoy
Lieutenant Commander
 
FlapJoy's Avatar
 
Location: Unhooked.
Re: Trek Trailer with OZ

I think it's too early to tell how 3D will affect the movie going experience, but it certainly could in the long run. Many films shot in 3D have scenes specifically shot for the 3D movie goer. Some of these scenes are long, and pointless, often dizzying and extraneous, hurting the story and pacing of a film only to cater to the 3D audience. The Hobbit is probably the best (worst) example of this to date. And it's happening more and more. Many studio's could become fearful that their film won't do at all well if it doesn't have some degree of 3D component, pressuring directors and producers to incorporate the novelty into a film that does not serve the project. Even digital projection is a hard sell to many professionals in the film industry.

Sometimes advancements are good; "talkies", Technicolor, and surround sound systems like THX, all enhanced the genre. As long as it remains one possible option I think 3D can be a wonderful addition to the movie going experience if it's done right, for the right movie, and serves that film and even enhances it. But as we've seen with many forms of media (vinyl records, analog film, cameras, and television switching to digital exclusivity) the market can change formats to a degree beyond our control or even actual need, dictated by commercial viability. Because newer is always considered better, regardless of it's dubious enhancements, if any.

I'm enjoying the experiment thus far, but hopefully 3D isn't thrust upon us in a way that diminishes not just some enjoyment, but damn near all of it in some cases. The free market will dictate what comes next, which hasn't always bode well for true art.
__________________
http://flapjoy.deviantart.com/

Last edited by FlapJoy; March 20 2013 at 10:17 PM.
FlapJoy is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 01:51 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.