I’ve gone from being deeply annoyed at 3D to being ambivalent about it. The 3D in Alice in Wonderland was actively annoying, and that in Thor disappointing. However, the 3D was just fine in Hugo and The Avengers, which suggests that the secret to having a successful 3D film is: A.) Film it in 3D from the start, and B.) Use it for films that don’t suck.
Ridley Scott’s Prometheus is coming out next week, and Scott isn’t ambivalent about 3D at all. He loves it:
Also: Interesting tidbits about the movie, and why it’s always better to film live rather than using CGI.