Is 3D Ever Worth It?

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There are a lot of reasons to dislike 3D: The prospect of wearing a stranger's glasses for two hours, the extra $5 tacked onto the price of your ticket, the occasional headache. So when is it worth it?


Today, we want to know when (if ever( you prefer seeing movies in 3D. Tell us in the comments what exactly it is that makes a 3D movie appeal or to you or not — and which 3D movies worked the best or flopped the hardest. Pictures too, please!

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Platypus Man

Honestly I really liked how they did the 3D in Tron Legacy. Like The Wizard of Oz with black and white vs color, seeing the "real world" stuff in 2D and the "computer world" stuff in 3D was a neat effect.

That said, it's really a minor thing. I saw it in 3D once in theatres and I'll probably never see it in 3D and I'm not bothered by that.

In most cases though, no, I can take it or leave it.