From At CinemaCon in April, Peter Jackson presented a exclusive ten-minute preview clip of The Hobbit. The footage, played at 45 fps, received mixed reviews from fans: complaints mainly due to the footage looking both hyper-real and unfinished.

According to Jeffrey Wells,  Warner Brothers is considering “massaging” the unnaturally realistic look of the 48 fps format of “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” for Comic-Con. They may add grain to the footage to make it look more cinematic and less like high-def video.

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