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Jumper doesn’t look great because it was done with a piece of automated equipment purchased from JVC with minimal human input. The piece of equipment put the price at $60,000, whereas a normal conversation costs millions of dollars. It’s basically a slightly better version of the tech built into your TV to force a 2D image into 3D on the fly.

Fox also did I Robot and Predator with this process and then stopped as neither the results nor the sales figures were good.
I reviewed all three of them, and I certainly concur that they were, at best, mediocre 3D experiences.
 

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Jumper doesn’t look great because it was done with a piece of automated equipment purchased from JVC with minimal human input. The piece of equipment put the price at $60,000, whereas a normal conversation costs millions of dollars. It’s basically a slightly better version of the tech built into your TV to force a 2D image into 3D on the fly.

Fox also did I Robot and Predator with this process and then stopped as neither the results nor the sales figures were good.
See also Gamer and other Lionsgate titles. I have the Gamer disc, and it isn't compelling. Not terrible, but it just fails to justify its existence,
 
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I think I sold my Gamer disc. Didn’t like the movie plus lousy 3D, didn’t have a reason to keep it. I didn’t realize Lionsgate did other titles with that conversion process.
 

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Snagged a bunch of used 3D BDs today:

-Three Musketeers - $1.99
-Green Hornet - $3.99
-Tron Legacy - $5.99
-Green Lantern - $7.99

Almost bought "Captain America: First Avenger" 3D for $15 but I heard meh reviews of that one's 3D so I passed. I'd take the chance if it was $10 or under.

Looks like somebody dumped their Marvel 3D BD collection - they had at least 10 of those titles!
 
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Snagged a bunch of used 3D BDs today:

-Three Musketeers - $1.99
-Green Hornet - $3.99
-Tron Legacy - $5.99
-Green Lantern - $7.99

Almost bought "Captain America: First Avenger" 3D for $15 but I heard meh reviews of that one's 3D so I passed. I'd take the chance if it was $10 or under.

Looks like somebody dumped their Marvel 3D BD collection - they had at least 10 of those titles!
Was that a yard sale? CA1 is a good movie and the 3D is good too.
 
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Excellent 3D and they could have done wonders if they had used the 2.35:1 ratio. You know, all kinds of things coming out of frame. Good audio too and all for $5 at Big Lots! :thumbsup::thumbsup: :3dglasses:

 
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Excellent 3D and they could have done wonders if they had used the 2.35:1 ratio. You know, all kinds of things coming out of frame. Good audio too and all for $5 at Big Lots! :thumbsup::thumbsup: :3dglasses:

You people are going to force me to buy this, aren't you? :blink: :)

I also thought the 3D in CA1 was pretty weak. Much better in Winter Soldier, IMO.
 

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Excellent 3D and they could have done wonders if they had used the 2.35:1 ratio. You know, all kinds of things coming out of frame. Good audio too and all for $5 at Big Lots! :thumbsup::thumbsup: :3dglasses:

I’m happy with 2.35:1 or full screen John although most 3D enthusiasts favour full screen. As you say great 3D on this title but wasn’t a keeper for me as I found the Movie to weird !.
 

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Guys I know this is going to sound crazy but can anyone remember if i mentioned I pre ordered Parasite ?, I’m sure I did but I can’t find any trace ...

Thanks.
 

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I’m happy with 2.35:1 or full screen John although most 3D enthusiasts favour full screen. As you say great 3D on this title but wasn’t a keeper for me as I found the Movie to weird !.
The animation style and humor reminds me of REN & STIMPY which is fantastic. Funny, I don't sell any of my BDs/SDs, that's why I have such a huge collection...but I do have a lot for sale that I double dipped on when I bought them for the 3D. :3dglasses:
 

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The animation style and humor reminds me of REN & STIMPY which is fantastic. Funny, I don't sell any of my BDs/SDs, that's why I have such a huge collection...but I do have a lot for sale that I double dipped on when I bought them for the 3D. :3dglasses:
I don't have any room to store that many !,
 

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Even the original Thor? It seemed to be another occasion of barely there, but maybe I'll watch it again one of these days.
It was one of the first conversions to come out and I still remember how much fun it was sitting in that theater watching it for the first time. It’s not a shining example of the format but it’s fun, and I prefer the 3D version to the 2D version.
 
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