4D Movie Theater Coming to LA

CJ Group, the South Korean company that runs Asia’s largest theater chain, recently signed a deal with AEG to open the first 4D theater in the United States. The theater in downtown L.A. will use wind, strobe, fog, rain and scent-based effects in sync with the movie on screen to create a fully immersive experience…

AFAIK, Touch and Smell are senses, not dimensions. Gotta love the marketing folks!


How Steven Spielberg Made Millions Off ‘Star Wars’ After A 1977 Bet With George Lucas

Spielberg and Lucas

Spielberg got 2.5% of “Star Wars” earnings after Lucas was worried it wouldn’t be a success.

A long time ago on a film set far, far away, two directors made a friendly bet about a small space-fantasy film called “Star Wars.”

Steven Spielberg would go on to win the bet and take millions of dollars from George Lucas over time.

Here’s how the out-of-this-world wager came to be…