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  1. Toronto 2012: 'West of Memphis' Damien Echols on Debt to Johnny Depp and Peter Jackson

    10:39 am 9/8/2012

    The Amy Berg doc subject praised the Hollywood actor and director for helping propel his fight for exoneration after he left an Arkansas prison cell last year. Read more

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  2. Third 'Hobbit' Film Sets Release Date

    4:39 pm 8/31/2012

    New Line and Warner Bros. also have retitled the second film "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug."Read more

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  3. Douglas Trumbull To Keynote SMPTE High Frame Rates Symposium

    11:29 am 8/23/2012

    Prior to the opening of “The Hobbit” -- the first major motion picture to be made and released at 48 frames per second -- Hollywood’s creative and technical community will explore its impact on movies.Read more

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  4. Theater Owners Aren't Expected to Raise Prices for 48 fps Showings of 'The Hobbit'

    7:19 pm 8/22/2012

    While Peter Jackson's movie will be projected at a higher frame rate at select theaters in major markets, exhibitors don't plan to ask moviegoers to pay an additional surcharge.Read more

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  5. Warners Taking 'Prudent' Approach to 'The Hobbit's' 48fps Release

    2:17 pm 8/9/2012

    The higher-frame rate version of the movie will play in “all major markets in North America,” domestic distribution chief Dan Fellman says, but only in select theaters.Read more

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  6. Producer Jon Landau: Filmmakers, Not Studios, Should Decide the Fate of Higher Frame Rates

    9:32 pm 8/8/2012

    At Siggraph, Douglas Trumbull predicts Peter Jackson's "bold step" in making "The Hobbit" at 48fps will "pay off."Read more

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  7. 'The Hobbit' Gets Slightly Expanded Trailer (Video)

    8:56 pm 8/7/2012

    There’s a bit more of Bilbo and Gandalf in the updated trailer for Peter Jackson’s first "Lord of the Rings" prequel film.Read more

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  8. Midyear Awards Report: Sony Pictures Classics (Analysis)

    5:03 pm 8/5/2012

    Sony's art house division boasts a slew of indie, doc and foreign contenders, including two that were big hits at Cannes: "Amour" and "Rust & Bone."Read more

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  9. Siggraph: Biz Braces for Higher Frame Rates in Wake of 'The Hobbit'

    10:00 am 8/3/2012

    Peter Jackson ushers in 48 frames per second, but effects houses and studio budgets will feel the brunt of the biggest change to film production since the addition of sound. Read more

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