To 3-D or not to 3-D? That is the question in Hollywood, which will be studying the 3-D conversion of Disney’s Toy Story films, due in theaters Oct. 2. If Woody and Buzz light up the box-office, other studios might be persuaded to resurrect their most popular films with the eye-popping technology. At Comic-Con in July, James Cameron announced that a 3-D version of Titanic was in the works. Now that Lightstorm Entertainment has now suggested to The Hollywood Reporter that a 3-D release date for the Oscar-winning epic is less than a year away, and that 3-D tests have been done on Terminator 2: Judgment Day, I can’t help but hope that some of my all-time favorites will be part of the next wave of 3-D conversion classics. Can you imagine the boulder scene from Raiders of the Lost Ark in 3-D?
How about the bullet-motion scene from The Matrix? Think how much better a light-saber duel would be if it felt like Vader was looming in the ninth row of the theater?
The Hollywood Reporter points out that the most obvious candidates for conversion are animated films, which is fine. But I have a long wish-list of live-action films I’m dying for, beginning with Indiana and Neo. What film would you line up for in 3-D?