I rarely root against specific technologies, but I cheerfully admit to actively disliking a "breakthrough" that TV companies have been irrationally exuberant about for the last couple of years: 3D TV.
The glasses are pricey and uncomfortable, the effect hurts my eyeballs, 3D content is in short supply, and the whole idea is dependent on gimmicky effects like stuff flying out at the audience, not anything that improves a movie's ability to tell stories. Basically, 3D doesn't make TV more realistic--it makes it much, much less so. Sorry to be a downer.
But I am enthusiastic … Read more