"Gravity" no more satisfying in 2-D
Audience members watch a movie through 3D glasses at a newly opened IMAX theatre.
This final note from a forthcoming study in the journal Media Psychology confirming something that has been clear for a while now.
Audiences are no more satisfied after watching a 3-D movie, than they are after watching the same movie in a mere two dimensions.
There are all sorts of subtle psychological factors they looked at. But two tangible explanations:
$17 per 3-D ticket;
And those glasses are just really uncomfortable.