The Plaza cinema in Truro has added a whole new dimension (ha!) to a night out at the movies.
It’s just taken delivery of a buncha digital REAL D 3D equipment – the first of its kind in the South West, doncha know.
Pay attention – here comes the science bit. Previous 3D technology required glasses that had one red eye and one green eye (a bit like David Bowie) meaning the picture quality was, as the experts say, ‘pretty crap’.
Digital 3D on the other hand, enables the digital projectors to split the image without any distortion or ghosting; and the glasses are now polarised, giving a much clearer picture.
Look out over the next year or so for the likes of Shrek Goes Forth, Toy Story 3, Monsters vs. Aliens and Nightmare Before Christmas – all being shown in eyepopping (not literally, one hopes) freedee sensaround.
And it won’t just be animated movies receiving the 3D treatment. Oh noooo. Hold tight for Jim Cameron’s long-awaited sci-fi wheeze Avatar; the Brendan Fraser starring Journey To The Centre Of The Earth and, perhaps even more exciting, Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best Of Both Worlds. Jings!
But rather than reading any more of our purple prose, why not let the Plaza’s David Williams cut to the chase?
He said: ‘We are delighted to be the first cinema in the West Country to bring Digital REAL D 3D to our audiences.
“The technology is now greatly advanced from previous 3D movies and the quality of the picture on screen is excellent.’
Going for the hard sell, then, David. Still, if you still wanna find out more about the aforementioned movies and Digital 3D (even though we reckon we pretty much covered everything), scurry over to www.wtwcinemas.co.uk
Or why not call the Plaza on 01872 272894, where a proper 3D ticket clerk will doubtless have no idea what you’re on about.
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