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Peter Jackson loves 3D

Peter Jackson loves 3D

Dec 24 2012, 4:20am CST | by

Sir Peter Jackson thinks 3D is the way forward. 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' director has defended the use of new 48 frame-per-second 3D technology in his three-part Middle-earth adventure...

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Peter Jackson loves 3D

Dec 24 2012, 4:20am CST | by

Sir Peter Jackson thinks 3D is the way forward.

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' director has defended the use of new 48 frame-per-second 3D technology in his three-part Middle-earth adventure epic and says that when new state-of-the-art projectors come into cinemas in a year's time, every filmmaker will want to use the visually enhancing process.

He told BANG Showbiz: ''As a director, I've always been somebody that tries to transport you from your seat into the adventure of the screen in other words. I don't want to restrict the audience as observers; I like that sense of involvement which is why my natural directing style involves moving the camera around a lot and using wider angle lenses.For me 3D is just something that can enhance that experience.

''I think 3D technology is going to improve. Certainly what needs to improve is the projection of 3D in the sense that you put your glasses on and the light level drops and I know it's always a frustrating thing. Hopefully that's only got a year to go before the laser projectors come in, the next generation of projectors.''

Despite being an advocate for new technology, Peter finds it depressing that the public chooses to watch films on small gadgets such as iPads and hopes he can encourage people to fall back in love with the cinema experience.

He said: ''There is a degree of jeopardy at the moment with all the opportunities we have to see movies now. I really hate the idea that I'm a director making a film for an iPad, that's kind of depressing. I think I would go on lie on a beach in Fiji instead!

''It is a time when cinema audiences are dwindling and as an industry we just do what we can to enhance the experience of cinema-making.''

Source: Bang Movies

 
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The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies Poster: Revealed!

Jul 25 2014 12:54pm CDT | Source: movie fanatic

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is landing here at Comic-Con tomorrow and to celebrate, Warner Bros. has released the film's first poster.  Peter Jackson said the first teaser would be ready "sometime soon" and we believe that that "sometime" is tomorrow. So check back for our first look at the final chapter in Jackson's The Hobbit trilogy that began as you can see when you watch The Hobbit: An Unexpected ...
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‘Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies’ Comic-Con 2014 Poster

Jul 23 2014 1:45pm CDT | Source: screen rant

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New Comic Con Poster and Image for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Jul 23 2014 1:38pm CDT | Source: beyond hollywood

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You gotta figure Peter Jackson’s third and final “Hobbit” movie, the awfully action-packed title “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” will be at Comic Con. And so it is. Check out the new poster for the movie made up just for the shindig, along with a new image featuring the old wizard guy and the young guy who isn’t a wizard. “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” brings to an epic conclusion the adve ...
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Behold The Blazing New Poster For THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES!!

Jul 23 2014 12:34pm CDT | Source: aintitcool

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A moody poster for the December 17 release. Read the full article on AICN Here’s the new poster for the upcoming, and final, installment in Peter Jackson’s HOBBIT cycle - opening theatrically December 17.  My 7 year old son is obsessed by the hope that LEGO will make a plus-sized Smaug.  Not exactly sure what that would look like or how it  would come about, but one can only hope this film pushes such a notion towards reality. I’m pretty sure I glimpsed ...
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First Poster: "Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies"

Jul 23 2014 12:31pm CDT | Source: Dark Horizons

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The first one-sheet has arrived for the upcoming "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies," the final film in Peter Jackson's trilogy based on the Tolkien work. Picking up directly from where 'The Desolation of Smaug' left off, the spectacular piece of graphic design showcases the Dragon Smaug laying waste to Lake ...
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First THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES Poster Reveals a Dragon Standoff

Jul 23 2014 12:24pm CDT | Source: Collider

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Ahead of the film’s Comic-Con panel this coming Saturday, Warner Bros. has released the first The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies for director Peter Jackson’s concluding installment in his Hobbit trilogy.  This poster officially bills the film as “The Defining Chapter”, as the title tells us we’ll be privy to a pivotal battle that sets the Middle-earth stage for the events of The Lord of the Rings saga.  Tho ...
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Comic-Con: The Poster for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Jul 23 2014 12:09pm CDT | Source: Coming Soon

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New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. Pictures have released the new poster for Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies ahead of the film's San Diego Comic-Con pa ...
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