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Marcus Theatres reached out to us this week with some information about an upgrade they have made to the UltraScreen auditorium at the Marcus North Shore Cinemas in Mequon, Wisconsin. Starting this Friday, October 4, 2013, they will be using a dual projection 4K 3D system to fill the theater's 70-foot-wide screen with three dimensional images of Gravity 3D.
The two 4K projectors, one for each eye, should effectively double the amount of light that reaches the screen. Light levels have been a challenge for 3D presentations, with many critics and audience members alike wishing that the 3D versions of movies weren't darker than their 2D counterparts.
This upgrade is going to be greatly appreciated for its debut performance, as the movie takes place in the darkness of space. The news we've been hearing about the movie is that its 3D is on par with the impact that Avatar 3D had on audiences.
That's high praise, given that Avatar was largely responsible for the resurgence that 3D has experienced in movies since its 2009 release. Some say that was also the last example of really impressive 3D as well, so having another movie truly take advantage of 3D to impressive levels would be a good thing for everyone involved!
To check this new system out for yourself, head over to the Showtimes page for Marcus North Shore Cinemas and be sure to buy your tickets online so you don't run the chance of missing the movie and having to settle for something else instead...
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