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More 3D Conversions: Top Gun is Next

posted by Nell Minow

The re-release of “The Lion King” in 3D is coming this month and now the Hollywood Reporter says that “Top Gun” is being adapted for a 3D release.  Apparently, director Tony Scott has not yet given his approval.

As I noted on Ebert Presents At the Movies, there’s a world of difference between films shot in 3D and those converted to 3D after they have been shot with 2D cameras.  I don’t think there’s any benefit at all from releasing a well-known film in an obviously-converted format, do you?

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