If you're anything like me, you've got plenty of friends and family who just don't get audio. They've got big beautiful televisions, but are more than content to listen to them through the built-in 10 watt speakers. Watching a movie at their place can be a truly unsatisfying experience.
Taking anything into space is expensive, and cameras are no exception. Building a camera to survive space travel is bad enough, but when it's a new 3-D camera, the price skyrockets. That, combined with recent budget cuts, almost made us miss out on 3-D footage of Mars.
If you live in a big city or a college town, you're in luck. There's something in the theaters worth seeing. If not, it might be best to just stay home. At the time of this writing, both major releases this week are tied at a 0% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Say what you want about the accuracy of aggregators, that can't be a good sign.