“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” in 48 fps: Austin theaters showing the film in 48 frames per second listed here – Screens
Austin theaters showing the film at 48 frames per second are listed here
By Marjorie Baumgarten,
2:40 p.m., Thu 13 December 2012
Go ask Gandalf
Want to see Peter Jacksonthe rapid return of Middle-earth 48 frames per second reckon the director filmed it, but you don’t know where to find this version in Austin? The response from viewers and critics to Jackson’s latest technological innovation has been mixed so far. But how to weigh when you don’t even know where to find it?
Warner Bros. and exhibitors did not do a great job of making information on 48 fps screens versus standard 24 fps screens readily available. The Chronicle of Austin got the list to share with our readers of local places showing The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey in digital, 3D and 48 fps.
Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar
Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane
Galaxy Cinema and Restaurant
Cinemark Tinseltown North
Royal Gateway 16 (Note that if you visit this IMAX baby cinema and the sound sounds great at first, get your money back right away as it won’t improve. The press screening here a few nights ago was showing with broken sound. )