Coming soon…

I have seen The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey in 3D and 48fps, and am sorting out my thoughts for you all. I’m afraid there are many thoughts.

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Author: David

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21 thoughts on “Coming soon…”

    1. I’ll probably see it once again — in normal 2D 24fps — before I finish my review. The high framerate experience certainly is different from what we’re accustomed to, and distracted me somewhat from the story itself.

        1. Haha, yeah, perhaps. I too sport a beard, though my hair’s not as moppy as PJ’s and I’m of a much different build. Maybe next time I’ll wear my One-Ring replica that I left home this time.

  1. I saw it in 2D first. I will see the higher frame-rate next time I see it… after taking Dramamine, I think.
    I look forward to seeing your thoughts. My own are a swirling mess.

        1. This really has been a year packed with good movies. I don’t know if I’ve ever been to the theater so many times in one year! “The Avengers,” “Rise of the Guardians,” “Life of Pi,” “Lincoln,” “The Hobbit,” (twice)…and now “Les Mis.”, though if I do see that in theater it won’t likely be in 2012. I’ve never actually seen the whole musical, though, just the Liam Neeson movie from 1998.

          1. The Liam Neeson film was so good! That was my first introduction to Les Mis. The book was amazing, like how Mount Everest is amazing. 🙂 I want to read it again, but I don’t know if it’s possible. I’ve never seen the musical, but now I’ve seen the film! And it was incredible, and had nods to the book throughout that I’ve read on the interwebs were not in the stage productions.

            Still haven’t seen The Hobbit. This is getting ridiculous. I have, however, almost finished rereading The Fellowship of the Ring.

              1. I read your post! Before seeing the film! Haha! So I paid extra attention to Javert’s song. I had never made it that far in watching/listening to the musical online. That was a great observation.

  2. I’m going to see it after the holidays with my daughter. My wife won’t go. “Too long!” If the 48 fps distracts from the story, I’m staying away from it. Just curious: did anybody really expect another Lord of the Rings? I mean, that was a once in a lifetime thing.

    1. I officially don’t like the 48 fps version. I wanted to, but it never stopped distracting me. I wonder if seeing it at the high frame rate without 3-D would be better, though.

      The film has more of a realistic, gritty feel at the lower speed.

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