The Hobbit...

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  1. Scott T

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    He who must not be named?
     
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    Smaug of course...

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  3. arnisador

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    I see it is 3 films now--eh, I would've been OK with two (but not one).
     
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    It's three movies! That's news. I wonder why they broke it up like that? I'm listening to the Hobbit right now with my kids. I can see two films, but three?
     
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    From what I'm reading -- the third one is meant to make the connection to the Lord of The Ring trilogy more direct and make more of a transition between The Hobbit and others.

    Of course, it couldn't possibly be about, oh... money. Nah... That's not it at all...
     
  6. billc

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    Plus three years of awards ceremonies instead of just two.
     
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    Not to mention 3 times the ticket sales. Why settle for a mere $8.50 a person for a one time showing when you can 3 times that.
     
  8. Bob Hubbard

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    mmmm 48 ffs. headaches and dizzyness in HD here I come! :D
     
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    I don't know... I might like it better, because I have a tendency to spot motion in movies, especially at the edges of my vision. 3D, though, tends to give me a headache.
     
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    The 'added' material is actually the bits from Tolkien's notes that never made the book. It just fleshes out the characters and background.
     
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    Hmmm...that could be where the material from The Simarillion comes in, if that's accurate info.

    Corrupt Tolkien's legacy for something so base?!? I won't believe it!
     
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    I need more context here. What does this rate really mean to me?
     
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    Also, FFS means something entirely different to me than FPS :lol:
     
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    over ten bucks where I live.
     
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    Heh, I assumed he meant FPS!
     
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    http://www.48fpsmovies.com/The_Hobbit_An_Unexpected_Journey_Trailer.mp4

    http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2403746,00.asp
     
  17. Carol

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    I've heard motion-sickness concerns. It's true about what's said in the quote from Bob Hubbard--objectively soap operas look more real, but I experience them as being cheap-looking. I'm not sure why.
     
  19. Carol

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    Well...soap operas are cheap. No one tunes in for the great production values, educational content, or artistic merit. They tune in for short-attention-span drama thats produced in high volume.
     
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    This article was interesting reading about the frame rate.123
     

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