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Old December 16th, 2012 (01:13 PM).
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Quote originally posted by Yuoaman:
I'll probably see it at some point but I still don't understand why they felt the need to artificially split the duology into a trilogy in post, it's just ridiculous and will result in a lot of unnecessary padding. I doubt 48fps will bother me at all, I'm used to playing games at 60fps and above, so no issues there.
That was probably going to happen even if it had remained a pair. While The Hobbit isn't long as a book, it's one of those stories where the long run time feels beneficial and necessary. When you do that over more than just a single film, it's going to drag. But I suppose the line of thinking is "why make 200 million dollars when you can make one billion?" that lead to this becoming a trilogy.

Just you wait, we'll probably get a five movie series based on The Silmarillion some day as well.
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