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  • RealD introduces new image technology with 'Desolation of Smaug'

    RealD introduces new image technology with 'Desolation of Smaug'
    In a move to expand beyond 3-D cinema, Beverly Hills-based RealD Inc. is touting a new technology that it says will sharply improve the image quality on movies, whether they are shown in theaters or in the home. The technology, called RealD TrueImage,...
  • 'Desolation of Smaug' reinvigorates 'Hobbit' trilogy, critics say

    'Desolation of Smaug' reinvigorates 'Hobbit' trilogy, critics say
    Last year, "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" had film critics wagging their fingers over Peter Jackson and company's decision to stretch J.R.R. Tolkien's slim children's novel "The Hobbit" into a movie trilogy, one that got off to a plodding start....
  • 'Hobbit' sequel 'Smaug' takes off with $8.8 million Thursday night

    It looks like the air was thick with "Smaug" on Thursday night as the second part of director Peter Jackson's "Hobbit" trilogy rolled into theaters.  "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug," a production of New Line Cinema, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and ...
  • 'Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug': Did it pursue the best strategy?

    'Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug': Did it pursue the best strategy?
    Almost as intriguing as the goings-on in Middle Earth has been the drama surrounding the “Hobbit" franchise itself. There was the fact that star director Guillermo del Toro walked off after a year of work. There’s been a long-running lawsuit....
  • Review: 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' ★★★

    Review: 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' ★★★
    One year and several hundred films later, I confess my mind isn't over-full of vivid memories of director Peter Jackson's first "Hobbit." It did the job, in its leisurely, fill-out-the-trilogy fashion, albeit looking like clinically detailed crud when...
  • 'Anchorman 2' box office: What happened?

    'Anchorman 2' box office: What happened?
    From Will Ferrell's late-night TV appearance announcing its launch to the blitz of Dodge ads, tie-in materials and "SportsCenter" shout-outs that marked it release, "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" has been surrounded by an air of grand ceremony pretty...
  • ‘Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug’: Peter Jackson plans fan celebration

     
    “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” director Peter Jackson has announced plans to preview footage from the new film at […]...
  • Holiday-season movie releases

    Holiday-season movie releases
    WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6 A Case of You A young writer smitten with the barista at his local coffee shop scours her Facebook profile for intel and tries to transform himself into her dream guy. With Justin Long and Evan Rachel Wood. Written by Long....
  • WATCH LIVE: 'The Hobbit' Worldwide Fan Event

    Peter Jackson will unveil new footage from "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug," as part of Monday's worldwide fan event. "The most intense ten weeks I've ever shoot in my life," Jackson told the audience about "The Hobbit" sequel, which arrives this...
  • 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' Trailer Released at Fan Q&A (VIDEO)

    During a worldwide fan Q&A event, director Peter Jackson, along with several cast members, unveiled the latest trailer for "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug." Featuring a darker tone than the first installment of the film series, this trailer is...
  • 20 Movies We're Dying to See This Fall

    Aug 22 (TheWrap.com) - Fall is just around the corner, bringing a mixture of Oscar-contenders and holiday blockbusters geared to both the arthouse and Comic-Con set. On the serious side, just the list of directors is enough to get cinephiles salivating:...
  • Runaways Welcome: Countries Offer Incentives to Lure Productions Fleeing Hollywood

    One man's loss is another's gain. While Hollywood producers lament the lack of local production, territories around the world are benefitting from the exodus, as a raft of factors -- tax incentives, a filmmaker-friendly infrastructure, co-funding and...