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After being nominated for an Oscar for portraying Gandalf in “The Lord of the Rings,” Ian McKellen again plays the wizard in the prequel trilogy, “The Hobbit.” The new films feature a frame rate of 48 images per second, double the 24 that cinemagoers have experienced for the past century. Reactions to the change have been mixed. (Warner Bros. aia Associated Press)

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