3D films have been around for decades, with the first broad use of the idea beginning in the 1950s. However, the format would see a rise in popularity throughout the 2000s, peaking in 2009 with James Cameron’s Avatar. The film, set on the alien world of Pandora, was built around 3D, using the format as an enhancer to the movie instead of a gimmick on the side. However, after Avatar finished its box office run, resulting in the highest-grossing film of all time, 3D began to decrease in popularity once again.
James Cameron, director of Avatar and Titanic, says the 3D format is still popular ahead of the Avatar: The Way of Water release. Read More