Combining 3D projection with motion seats and environmental effects like wind, water, flashing lights and, yes, occasional smells, the 4DX format turns a typical theater outing into something more akin to a theme park attraction.

But do tilting seats and splashing water really enhance the viewing experience? Or are they just unnecessary gimmicks?

Check out our impressions of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 in 4DX.