Encounter in the Third Dimension
Encounter in the Third Dimension (1999)

This program offers a short history of the 3-D film and offers some commentary on what might be a regeneration of the idea, updated with modern technology, of course. 3-D ruled the drive-ins of the '50s and '60s providing viewers… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 31, 1999
DVD Release Date: March 29, 2005
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Critic Score: 73% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

While the film promises a tour through the history of stereoscopic effects, the survey is pretty cursory, with a lot of old Stereopticon cards and clips from 3-D movies from the form's early 1950s heyday like Bwana Devil (1952).

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Herb Lash
Big Movie Zone

The film is ... not so much a satisfying story as it is a fun loving promise of things to come in the world of IMAX in 3-D.

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Kevin Lally
Film Journal International

Contains some vertiginous visions that can truly be labeled 'state-of-the-art.'

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