The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - More Frames, More of the Same

To the surprise of no one, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey had a huge opening weekend, making nearly $85 million and breaking the box office record for a December release. Considering that Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings trilogy was a beloved international Oscar-winning sensation, there are clearly millions of people who would at least be curious about another trip to Middle Earth, if not downright ravenous.

I'd probably consider myself somewhere between those two categories. But after seeing An Unexpected Journey in the 48-frames-per-second format Jackson is convinced is the future of cinema, my enthusiasm for more Hobbit adventures is at an all-time low. Watch my ReThink Review of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey below (transcript following). Read More...


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