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Immersive ScreenX cinema experience appeal grows

Discussion in 'Movies' started by Martin Dew, Jun 11, 2019.

  1. Martin Dew

    Martin Dew HTF News Editor

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    This seems more like a press release than a news post.

    My personal prediction: A gimmick that will be short-lived.
     
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    I predict about the same level of success as Barco Escape.
     
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    Actually, with the exception of the quote at the end, those are my own words. Press releases don't usually offer up what critics of a product are saying.
     
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    My apologies, Martin. I read the headline, saw the promotional image, read the first paragraph, and didn't get any further.
     
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    Poor man’s Cinerama. I saw one movie with Barco Escape, the two side screens weren’t used for the entire movie but the two extra projectors made fan noise all the way through.
     
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    We discussed this a little in the Spider-Man Far From Home thread.

    In the end, I have little interest in setups like these where the enhancements are not created by the filmmakers, but rather, by a third party company.

    This is why IMAX is still the gold standard - when they have presentations with enhanced footage, that footage was created by the original filmmakers.
     
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