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George Lucas: 3D will completely take over cinema

George Lucas: 3D will completely take over cinema

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George Lucas has boldly stated that he believes that 3D will eventually be the dominant format for movies, and that even today, 2D films are old hat. Sitting on a digital-film panel at CinemaCon in Las Vegas, US, alongside James Cameron and Dreamworks... >>

Top 10 uses of augmented reality in the movies

Top 10 uses of augmented reality in the movies

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Augmented reality is all around us and it’s been helping Hollywood storytellers tell their adventures for a very long time and will probably continue to do so in the future. While we've spent much of AR Week on Pocket-lint so far explaining what it... >>

Sky: 3D Blu-ray chaos helping channel

Sky: 3D Blu-ray chaos helping channel

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This Christmas Eve, thousands of Sky 3D customers will sit down, don a pair of active or passive glasses and watch Avatar in 3D. But not on Blu-ray. Launched earlier this year with the Ryder Cup, Sky 3D’s showing of a three-dimensional Avatar is the... >>

Avatar 3D Blu-ray exclusive to Panasonic until 2012

Avatar 3D Blu-ray exclusive to Panasonic until 2012

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Panasonic has confirmed that the 3D Blu-ray of Avatar will continue to be exclusively bundled with the manufacturer's kit until February 2012, dashing hopes that a retail version of the disc will hit stores any time soon. The company has been offering... >>

Avatar 3DTV world premiere on Sky 3D

Avatar 3DTV world premiere on Sky 3D

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Sky 3D has secured a major coup - the 3D TV world premiere of the biggest movie of all time, Avatar. James Cameron's blockbuster will be shown in 3D, on the Sky 3D channel, on Christmas Eve at 8pm. John Cassy, Sky 3D’s channel director said: "Confirming... >>

VIDEO: PC and Mac take flight with Avatar

VIDEO: PC and Mac take flight with Avatar

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Microsoft has taken to mocking the MacBook's lack of Blu-ray in its latest YouTube based-viral. In it, a Windows machine and its Apple counterpart take a flight and watch Avatar in Blu-ray via the PCs optical drive. The video ends just before the Windows... >>

James Cameron: Glasses-free 3D TV in "eight to ten years"

James Cameron: Glasses-free 3D TV in "eight to ten years"

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"3D is here, and it's here to stay", said James Cameron to an amassed throng of journalists and Blu-ray industry experts around the globe. "That's been pretty resoundingly demonstrated over the last couple of years. This is not a flirtation". However,... >>

Avatar 3D Blu-ray now available

Avatar 3D Blu-ray now available

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Avatar has, at last, got a 3D Blu-ray release, courtesy of a tie-up with Panasonic. If you want to get your hands on one now, simply buy a full HD 3D Viera TV bundle and you'll get James Cameron's Oscar winning Pocahontas tribute thrown in. Laurent Abadie,... >>

Avatar box-set Blu-ray incoming: But still no 3D

Avatar box-set Blu-ray incoming: But still no 3D

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Avatar is all set for another Blu-ray release, but sadly there's still no sign of a 3D Blu-ray release. This is bad news because without the amazing 3D effects, you're basically going to be watching a poor Pocahontas rip-off. Until the 3D Blu-ray gets... >>

Hot 3D Blu-rays to buy now or coming soon

Hot 3D Blu-rays to buy now or coming soon

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As promised, the latest software update from Sony means that you can now watch 3D Blu-rays on the PlayStation 3. Obviously you'll need a 3D-capable TV as well, but the big problem is going to be finding something to watch as the current selection of 3D... >>