It seems as though the 3D trend is fading, with the number of films falling from 47 in 2011 to 33 this year.

This article titled “3D films lose lustre as home-grown hits win cinema box-office battle” was written by Juliette Garside, for The Guardian on Tuesday 6th March 2012 20.09 UTC

It was the format whose revival in James Cameron’s $237m budget Avatar brought crowds flocking back to the cinemas, but 3D film is already losing its appeal, pushed out of the picture by low-cost, British-made blockbusters like The King’s Speech.

Despite a record 47 films released in 3D last year, including the final Harry Potter and the latest in the Transformers franchise, box-office receipts for the format fell £7m to £230m, reducing its share of total ticket sales from 24% to 20%.

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