Why is The Hobbit making some moviegoers sick?

The effects in Peter Jackson's new film are dizzying, according to some audience members. And not in a good way

The Hobbit
(Image credit: Warner Bros. Pictures/Mark Pokorny)

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, due to hit theaters on Dec. 14, is already having an unexpected effect. From accusations of "selling out" to allegations of animal abuse, director Peter Jackson's latest adaptation of a J. R. R. Tolkien novel has weathered its share of controversy, says Catherine Shoard at Britain's Guardian, but now, some audience members at advance screenings are reporting that the film's innovative, high-speed cinematography technique is literally nauseating them. Here's what you should know:

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