21 November 2012 3:36 PM, PST | FilmJunk | See recent FilmJunk news »

Is the 3D post-conversion craze slowly dying out? Quite possibly. Major blockbusters will probably be forced to use 3D technology for the foreseeable future, especially as long as international audiences keep flocking to it. However, Hollywood seems to be cooling on the idea of re-releasing older films with 3D conversions as the general interest level seems to be falling off. Aside from The Lion King, Disney's 3D re-releases have done progressively worse, and although both Titanic and Star Wars: Episode I put up some decent numbers, the majority of the money was made overseas. Now this week Fox has announced that they have decided to call off their 3D version of Roland Emmerich's Independence Day. Independence Day 3D was supposed to hit theatres on July 3rd, 2013, which would have put it up against Disney's The Lone Ranger and Despicable Me 2. Clearly that is some pretty tough competition, »

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