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$70-MILLION OPENING FOR HOBBIT PREDICTED

December 12, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Forecasts that The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey will earn more than $70 million at next weekend’s box office were underscored on Tuesday when online ticket seller Fandango said that the movie accounted for 76 percent of all sales. Coming in a distant second was the musical Les Miserables. Fandango also reported that despite the controversy […]

WILL MOVIEGOERS BUY TICKETS FOR 48 FPS HOBBIT?

December 11, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Many box-office pundits are predicting that Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey will be packing the more than 4,000 theaters screening it next weekend. But whether those moviegoers be heading for the 450 theaters screening it at 48 frames per second remains an open question. About 60 percent of social media discussions about the […]

JACKSON PREVIEWS THE HOBBIT FOR THEATER OWNERS

April 25, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

At CinemaCon in Las Vegas, Peter Jackson presented a 10-minute preview of scenes from his upcoming The Hobbit that were shot at 48 frames per second, double the 24 frame rate per second that has been the standard in motion pictures since the advent of talking pictures in the late 1920s. To some in the […]