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#1 of 31 OFFLINE   Richard--W

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Posted February 21 2013 - 11:17 PM

http://www.hometheat...e/61/id/176531/ A 3-D conversion of DR. NO has been completed by EON: http://www.bleedingc...elease-planned/ with an Imax release planned followed by a blu-ray. The 3-D blu-ray is already being sold in Taiwan: http://dvd.jsdvd.com...oducts_id=30699

#2 of 31 OFFLINE   Matt Hough

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Posted February 21 2013 - 11:44 PM

That's very interesting. I'd certainly be curious to see what that looks like.

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Posted February 22 2013 - 12:35 AM

I wish the companies that are spending the time and money to convert flat films to 3D instead use it to release on Blu-ray 3D titles that originated in 3D. I have no interest in conversions.

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#4 of 31 OFFLINE   Charles Smith

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Posted February 22 2013 - 01:43 AM

Originally Posted by RolandL 

I wish the companies that are spending the time and money to convert flat films to 3D instead use it to release on Blu-ray 3D titles that originated in 3D. I have no interest in conversions.


Exactly!!!


I mean, WTF.....???



#5 of 31 OFFLINE   Richard--W

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Posted February 22 2013 - 02:25 AM

More: http://www.tgdaily.c...ax-3d-treatment

#6 of 31 OFFLINE   Reed Grele

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Posted February 22 2013 - 05:54 AM

Dr. NO!!

#7 of 31 OFFLINE   Mark-P

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Posted February 22 2013 - 08:21 AM

EON and the filmmakers even chose to shoot and release Skyfall in 2D and now they are re-inventing the 50-year-old classic that started it all? I really do hope that 3D conversions suffer the same fate as colorization.

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Posted February 22 2013 - 10:50 AM

I'm not sure I would survive seeing Ursula Andress in IMAX 3-D. :laugh:

#9 of 31 OFFLINE   Todd J Moore

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Posted February 22 2013 - 01:07 PM

http://www.mi6-hq.co.uk think this might be a bootleg and not a legit conversion from the EON crew, who stated as recently as late last year that they had no interest in a 3D OO7.

Viewing a 3D movie in 2D is kinda like viewing a Scope movie in Pan and Scan.


#10 of 31 OFFLINE   TravisR

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Posted February 22 2013 - 02:28 PM

http://www.mi6-hq.co.uk think this might be a bootleg and not a legit conversion from the EON crew, who stated as recently as late last year that they had no interest in a 3D OO7.

Yeah, I find it difficult to believe that if they wanted to start converting the Bond movies that they'd go to a movie that's more than 50 years old (which means that a huge chunk of the public won't care) rather than re-releasing Casino Royale or even Skyfall.

#11 of 31 OFFLINE   Jeff Swindoll

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Posted February 23 2013 - 07:42 AM

I know somebody at MGM and they said this was utter bunk (Bunk, James Bunk). Made in Taiwan?? Seems fishy to me.
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#12 of 31 OFFLINE   Ejanss

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Posted February 23 2013 - 07:44 AM

Made in Taiwan?? Seems fishy to me.

Oh, come now--If you can't trust DVD releases from Taiwan, what can you trust?? :P

#13 of 31 OFFLINE   Jeff Swindoll

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Posted February 23 2013 - 07:48 AM

Oh, come now--If you can't trust DVD releases from Taiwan, what can you trust?? :P

It is on the Internet, so it must be true... Bonjour. ;)
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#14 of 31 OFFLINE   Johnny Angell

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Posted February 23 2013 - 10:33 AM

It is on the Internet, so it must be true... Bonjour. ;)

I didn't know you were a French model. :)
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Posted February 23 2013 - 03:07 PM

Nooooooooooooooo!!!!! Whoever gave the order to do this conversion should be shot!

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Posted February 23 2013 - 03:15 PM

Turning 2-D into 3-D reminds me of what they used to for the VUE-MASTER discs when they didn't specially shoot content in 3-D.

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Posted February 23 2013 - 03:40 PM

I always felt a little ripped off by those particular View Master titles. E.T. was the first set I encountered like that. I thought it cheapened the brand name. And it often wasn't easy to tell unless you bought the darn reels. Two of the Roger Moore films had View Master sets. Live and Let Die was in true stereoscopic 3D.

#18 of 31 OFFLINE   andrew markworthy

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Posted February 24 2013 - 04:21 AM

Just a minute - if this continues with the other Bond films then eventually Roger Moore will be seen playing a three dimensional character. Surely that defies all laws of nature?

#19 of 31 OFFLINE   Johnny Angell

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Posted February 24 2013 - 05:15 AM

Just a minute - if this continues with the other Bond films then eventually Roger Moore will be seen playing a three dimensional character. Surely that defies all laws of nature?

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Posted February 24 2013 - 07:25 AM

Scam? There are not any studio logos on the cover. I'm guessing this is fake.




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