This priest surely committed to his celibate there...
Cheap art will be just that. The true value lies in commitment and hard work. This is just a tool and without a creative mind operating it the results will hold no magic. Did photography kill painting? I think both are doing and developing rather well.
Gaetan Boutet has presented VoluMax 3D Photo Animator Pro 4.2 for After Effects. The tool lets you convert pictures into 3D animations with displacement and parallax, 3D portraits and objects, DOF, particles, flares and more. VoluMax is so easy-to-use that it has just one controller.
Here are some details from the developer:
You can find more details and get the tool for $53 here.