3D Movies at Theaters Could be Culprit for Worse Quality Experience
TechoftheHub has a link to an interesting article that covers the picture quality at movie theaters today and how 3D is affecting them for lower. I can’t speak for this personally since I refuse to pay an extra absorbent fee just to see some depth.
The uniting factor is a fleet of 4K digital projectors made by Sony — or, rather, the 3-D lenses that many theater managers have made a practice of leaving on the projectors when playing a 2-D film. Though the issue is widespread, affecting screenings at AMC, National Amusements, and Regal cinemas, executives at all these major movie theater chains, and at the corporate offices of the projector’s manufacturer, have refused to directly acknowledge or comment on how and why it’s happening. Asked where his company stands on the matter, Dan Huerta, vice president of sight and sound for AMC, the second-biggest chain in the US, said only that “We don’t really have any official or unofficial policy to not change the lens.’’