Posts tagged The Hobbit
A Reaction To The Hobbit's HFR 3D

With 48 RED EPIC cameras to its name (each assigned a name, from Witchy-Poo to Walter), the production of The Hobbit marks not only the first time Peter Jackson has stepped into the world of live-action 3D but represents, potentially, the dawn of a new cinematic standard: 48 fps.

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Peter Jackson Reveals The Rumours Were True: The Hobbit Is A Trilogy

After rumours scattered the many film forums of the net that a third The Hobbit film is still in the picture, today Middle Earth's cinematic saviour Peter Jackson confirmed beyond any doubt (bar a frape) that the rumours are in fact entirely true: The Hobbit is to make up a trilogy of movies.

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Early Press Screening For The Hobbit Fails To Wow Critics, 48fps Is A Killer

He might have served ever-faithful fans of the source material, the more po-faced critics of the film world - The Return of the King was the first fantasy film to win Best Picture, remember – and New Line Cinema with his ambitious adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's epic fantasy trilogy The Lord Of The Rings, but Peter Jackson faces an uphill struggle to appease them all with trilogy prequel double-header The Hobbit if early reactions to press screenings are to be believed.

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The first trailer and poster for The Hobbit released

Believe it or not, it's been ten whole years to this week that The Lord of the Rings trilogy – now celebrated as one of the most beloved and acclaimed series of films of all time, and rightly so – began its cinematic journey with the release of The Fellowship of the Ring. How time flies. A fitting time then to satiate the orc-like appetites of Tolkien and LOTR fans across the globe with the first-ever look at prequel two-parter, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

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