So we finally went to see the Hobbit, and the only theatre nearby that was showing it didn’t have it in HFR. I was a bit disappointed, but Jen and Happy Goth convinced me to go. After all, we hadn’t seen it, and it’s the fucking Hobbit. I found it enjoyable, but the whole time I felt that while most directors would avoid fast pans and busy scenes to sidestep the pitfalls of regular cinema technology, Jackson indulged in them vigorously. I could hardly blame him, he pioneered the 48FPS filming method specifically for this movie, and wanted to showcase it. However it left us 24FPS viewers attempting to focus on blur after cornea-straining blur.