Re: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - Grading & Discussion (Spoilers
This thread about revelations in TNG-HD
should put that Den of Geek thing into perspective for some. Higher resolution, and you can suddenly see bad prosthetics and zippers and carpet seems and stuff. Some would argue that it takes you totally out of the film, and that it's devilry.
A movie aiming low should not be praised for hitting that target.