In the 1960s, Arch Oboler, whose pic "Bwana Devil" had kicked off the 3D boom of the 1950s, spoke to Variety about what had gone so wrong with 3D in those years.
As arthouse exhibitors grapple with tighter budgets and a continued economic slump, many are debating the pros and cons of going digital.
The push toward digital projection is overwhelmingly evident at this year's ShoWest, with countless seminars and exhibitions scheduled to show off various forms of the new technology.
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
“Welcome to the Future of Cinema,” the posters proclaim outside the AMC Burbank 14 Theaters, where “Star Wars: Episode I — The Phantom Menace” is showing in one of the two digital cinema…