Out of the Screen and into the Theater: 3-D Film as Demo

@article{Sandifer2011OutOT,
  title={Out of the Screen and into the Theater: 3-D Film as Demo},
  author={P. Sandifer},
  journal={Cinema Journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={50},
  pages={62-78}
}
The technology of 3-D film is perennially hyped, yet it has been largely overlooked in Film Studies. This essay argues that 3-D film violates the essential metaphor of film, and that this limits it to brief periods of success as a spectacle, as opposed to being used for more serious narrative purposes. 
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