What would be the only thing to make next year’s impending nuptials of Prince William and Kate Middleton – almost officially Britain’s favorite commoner by this point – even more special than they already are? If they were transmitted around the world in 3D, of course!
Sadly, it’s not a joke; British broadcasters are said to be discussing the potential for 3D filming of the wedding, with a view to either 3D television broadcast or, potentially more likely, 3D cinema screenings. Unsurprisingly, manufacturers of 3D-ready televisions are in favor of the idea, but let’s be honest: Unless there’s something especially unusual happening during the ceremony itself (Elton John performing really doesn’t count, sadly), there’s very little here that could really take full advantage of the 3D format. Between this and the recent news that the Vatican is considering upgrading papal addresses to 3D HD in the future, it’s beginning to look more and more as if 3D really is here to stay… and no-one apart from James Cameron really has any idea what to do with it.
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