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Cutting Edge Cinema: The Hobbit and 48 fps

May 9, 2012 at 10:39 pm by Altaira  - 

“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,”  one of the first feature film to use 48 fps technology, is high on the list of  ‘cutting edge’ film technology mentioned in this Wall Street Journal article.

“It’s beautiful—like night and day,” says John Knepp, president of Cleveland-based Cooperative Theatres Inc., a chain with around 300 screens, who saw 10 minutes of raw “Hobbit” footage that was shown at the higher frame rate at CinemaCon.”

Other new technology mentioned in the article includes laser projection and vibrating seats (yes, vibrating seats). The 48 fps jury is still definitely out but, would vibrating seats sway your vote? Which side of the debate do you come out on? Read More…

Posted in Hobbit Movie, The Hobbit on May 9, 2012 by
Source: Wall Street Journal online Cutting Edge Cinema: The Hobbit and 48 fps | Discuss

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