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Among the many headlines Peter Jackson.s The Hobbit, has generated recently . from the kick start of a new Tolkein trilogy to Jackson.s return to Middle-earth for the first time since claiming a Best Picture Oscar for Return of the King -- the one that.s juiciest has to be the decision to present his fantasy imagery in 48 frames per second. The Hobbit becomes one of the first high-profile, mainstream theatrical films to screen in that format (which speeds up the number of images passing through a frame in a given time span, creating a more realistic look). From what we are hearing, it likely will not be one of the last. In fact, X-Men director Bryan Singer tweeted recently that he was experiencing .serious frame rate envy. after his screening of The Hobbit, which doesn.t mean much until you pair that news with another bit of information »

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