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Blade Runner 2049” won’t be crossing the $50 million mark at the box office in its first week of release, which only means that a lot more people need to go see it on the big screen. Denis Villeneuve’s sequel features the kind of mind-blowing cinematography from Roger Deakins that requires the biggest screen imaginable in order to process the scope of each image, so anyone waiting to watch “2049” on Blu-ray or skipping it altogether isn’t making the right decision. For those of you wisely buying a ticket, Deakins has some advice for you: Don’t see “2049” in 3D.

“My preferred version is the standard 2D widescreen version,” Deakins wrote on his website. The cinematographer shot “Blade Runner 2049” in 2D and the 3D conversation came afterwards, which effects the clarity of the image. Although Deakins oversaw the conversion, he doesn’t think watching the film in 3D »


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