Now, then, and probably forever, 3-D is a gimmick: Whether you’re talking about the first major wave of stereoscopic movies in the 1950s (which employed the now defunct dual-strip system), the brief revival of the ’80s, or the current dominance of “true” or post-converted 3-D blockbusters, the techn
While wrapping up my recent conversation with British director Ben Wheatley about his new movie High-Rise, he mentioned liking Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. I told him that I hadn’t seen it, but it surprised me nonetheless as I’d heard it was incoherent. “So? Since when was that a problem?” he said with a laugh.