They did 3D but used glasses that had to be charged and all that. There were large flat-screen TVs that didn't require glasses just a few hundred yards away, which look quite good.
Cameron, 68, said, "Not everyone is a movie geek like me where you sit down and put on the glasses by yourself
and watch a whole film. Which is more what the theatrical experience looks like." It was a bit out of sync.
He said, "I'm perfectly content if you can only get it in a movie theatre because it speaks to the specialness of cinematic experience which is evidently what the Avatar is in the first instance."