Hollywood Has Officially Run Out of New Ideas

The big new studio trend for 2012? Re-releasing movies you've already seen–but in 3D.

This article is from Issue 55: Jan/Feb 2012

If you needed any more proof Hollywood will stop at nothing to cash in the nostalgia from your formative years, look no farther than the upcoming release calendar in 2012. It’s a treasure trove of movies popular when you were a kid now being retooled and theatrically re-released in 3D. First up: Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace. The press release states the conversion to 3D has been “meticulous,” and Industrial Light & Magic has undertaken the process with a “keen eye for ...

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