Martin Scorsese believes the future of movies is holograms

Martin Scorsese believes the future of movies is holograms

Martin Scorsese has officially crossed over from experimenting with 3-D to full-on, James Cameron-esque proselytizing, telling an audience after the Los Angeles première of Hugo that he believes 3-D is the “future of storytelling,” which he meant as a good thing. In fact, Scorsese is already looking beyond to what he believes is the next logical step: “If everything moves along and there's no major catastrophe, we’re headed toward holograms,” Scorsese said, noting the practice in live theater where actors might walk into the audience and make audience members really uncomfortable by, say, getting right up in their face while dressed as a cat or something and it’s like, okay, I get it, you’re Rum Tum Tugger and you’re very mischievous, please get back on stage. Anyway, Scorsese believes that experience could well be the future of filmmaking, telling his fellow directors, “You have to think that way. Don’t let the fashion and the economics inhibit you.” In the meantime, you can be on the front lines of the future by getting in your fellow moviegoer’s face and acting out the film they're trying to watch, and when they go complain to the manager, just start screaming that everyone is a luddite.

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