The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

‘The Hobbit’ Could Be in 128 Channel Surround
Since the late 1990’s, there haven’t been that many improvements to theater surround sound. We got THX theaters, which were followed by Dolby Digital, DTS, and SDDS, but since that wave of new sound, we haven’t heard as much about audio as we have about the wave of digital produ…
Peter Jackson Responds to Critics of 48fps ‘Hobbit’ Footage
When ten minutes of ‘The Hobbit‘ were screened at CinemaCon earlier this week, the overall critical response was, er…not good. The negativity was not directed at the content of the footage itself (which, most of the audience agreed, looked very much like part of the ‘Lord…
Can ‘The Hobbit’ and 48fps Change the Way We Watch Movies?
Today at CinemaCon, Warner Bros. and Peter Jackson premiered 10 minutes of footage from ‘The Hobbit,’ shown in the new 48 frames-per-second (fps) 3D method of filmmaking, a technique Jackson and friend James Cameron have championed as the next generation of moviegoing. Today’s r…