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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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Bilbo is Featured on the Final Character Banner for The Hobbit

Oct 14 2014 12:30pm CDT | Source: Coming Soon

After nine days of new posters for Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies we've come to the final one, and it features the character who kick-off the new posters - Martin Freeman as B ...
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Lee Pace's Thranduil Gets His Own The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Poster

Oct 13 2014 12:27pm CDT | Source: comingsoon

A design featuring Lee Pace's Thranduil marks the eighth character poster that New Line Cinema and MGM have released for Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies this week ...
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The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies: Evangeline Lilly’s Tauriel Takes Aim

Oct 13 2014 7:30am CDT | Source: movie fanatic

Last week saw a slew of new character posters for Peter Jackson’s final flick in The Hobbit trilogy arrive. We’re still quite partial to the Bilbo character poster for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, we have to give serious props to the Gandalf, Bard and Legolas one sheets. Yet today, Bilbo and his Sting have a new challenger and that is Evangeline Lilly and her Tauriel. Her character poster have arrived and we have to say this one is right up with the best of th ...
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New The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Poster Featuring Thorin

Oct 11 2014 1:21pm CDT | Source: Coming Soon

Just when you thought they were done for the week, New Line Cinema and MGM have released another character poster for Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies featuring Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield. You can check it out below along with the five posters released earlier thi ...
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The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies: Legolas & Bard Posters Premiere!

Oct 10 2014 2:21pm CDT | Source: movie fanatic

Hot on the heels of a series of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies character posters (we are partial to the Gandalf poster!), today we’ve got not one, but two character posters. Warner Bros. has released the Legolas and Bard posters to further tease us to the December 17 arrival of the final chapter in Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy. Orlando Bloom is back once again as Legolas and we’re sure he’ll play a big part in the ...
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Luke Evans' Bard Gets His Own Poster for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Oct 10 2014 12:15pm CDT | Source: comingsoon

This has been a busy week for Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies with new posters hitting every day. The latest offers a design featuring Luke Evans' Bard the Bowman and you can check it out in the player b ...
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The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies Poster: Cate Blanchett’s Galadriel Gets the Spotlight

Oct 9 2014 11:39am CDT | Source: movie fanatic

Hot on the heels of that awesome The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Gandalf character poster and the presence of Sting in the Bilbo character poster, we’ve got another fan fave’s character poster. That’s right, we are proud to present the Cate Blanchett as Galadriel character poster in the slideshow below. Blanchett is not the only elf that is back in the final chapter of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy, Orlando Bloom’s Legolas is integr ...
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New Poster for THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF FIVE ARMIES Features Gandalf!

Oct 7 2014 2:05pm CDT | Source: aintitcool

Peter Jackson's THE HOBBIT trilogy concludes on December 17th with THE BATTLE OF FIVE ARMIES. Read the full article on AICN Hey guys! Horrorella here... Following the release of yesterday's poster featuring Bilbo poised for battle, Warner Bros. has released a new (probably of many - these flicks have a huge cast) character poster. This one is a close-up of a very concerned Gandalf.  As posters go, this one is terribly bland and unimaginative, but I guess we should all b ...
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2 weeks ago

Bilbo is Ready for Battle in New The Hobbit 3 Poster

Oct 6 2014 1:33pm CDT | Source: beyond hollywood

Hey there, Bilbo Baggins, that’s one sharp sword you got there, brah. Martin Freeman gets to the point in a new poster for Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,” the third and last movie in Jackson’s “Hobbit” trilogy, due out this December 17th. In the film, Bilbo and company are forced to fight a war against an armed flock of combatants and keep flying terror Smaug from acquiring a kingdom of treasure and incinerating all of Middle-Earth in the process. ...
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2 weeks ago

See The First Character Poster For ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’

Oct 6 2014 1:30pm CDT | Source: slash film

The third and final film in Peter Jackson‘s Hobbit trilogy, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, is busting at the seams with characters. So it was inevitable that Warner Bros. would release an avalanche of posters for each and every one. Now, it has begun. Below, see the first of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies character posters, Martin Freeman‘s Bilbo, and keep checking back for more Hobbit 3 charac ...
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