Are Moviegoers Ready For 48 Frames Per Second? The Fallout From Cinemacon's 'the Hobbit' Screening

The Hobbit 48fps Showcase

Peter Jackson showed a 10-minute work-in-progress clip from The Hobbit at CinemaCon earlier today, and the reactions were decidedly mixed -- not the content of the clip itself, but the format it was presented in.
You see, the movies you see in theaters today are shown at 24 frames per second, but that Hobbit clip was shown at 48 frames per second.

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