- cause Director Peter Jackson’s upcoming take on “The Hobbit,” on top of being created in 3D, uses a technique unusual for mainstream films — it’s shot at 48 frames per second, double what most films use.
- reaction Many fans who saw an early ten-minute screening of the film at CinemaCon found the frame rate to be a significant change, with some saying that the film felt artificial and fairly jarring to watch.
- rebuttal Jackson stood his ground: “It’s literally a new experience, but you know, that doesn’t last the entire experience of the film — not by any stretch, [just] 10 minutes or so. … you settle into it.” Good move? source
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