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  • ‘Elysium’ director Neill Blomkamp on political sci-fi: Society gets to me

     
    In the future-set utopia that Neill Blomkamp dreamed up for “Elysium,” the lawns are manicured and lush, the women are […]...
  • 'The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug' Tops $500 Million Worldwide

    Fueled by foreign fans, "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" has crossed the $500 million mark in worldwide grosses. "Smaug," co-produced by New Line and MGM, hit the milestone in two weeks after its day-and-date launch in nearly all markets. Peter...
  • Box Office: 'The Hobbit' Poised to Win Final Weekend of the Year

    Bilbo Baggins is heading for more U.S. box office glory on the final weekend of 2013 as "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" is projected to score a three-peat, the third of the year. Friday's forecasts placed "Desolation of Smaug" with a domestic...
  • 'The Pianist' Composer Wojciech Kilar Dies at 81

    Wojciech Kilar, a Polish pianist and composer of classical music and scores for many films, including Roman Polanski's Oscar-winning "The Pianist" and Francis Ford Coppola's "Bram Stoker's Dracula," died Sunday. He was 81. The composer died in his...
  • '47 Ronin': The Inside Story of Universal's Samurai Disaster

    "47 Ronin," an old Japanese fable about a group of rogue samurai, ends in a horrible bloodbath. It's a fitting conclusion for a big-budget adaptation that has left Universal deeply in the red, having suffered one of the costliest box office flops of 2013....
  • October Awards Buzz: What's on Top and What's Not

    Awards-watchers were positively drunk with excitement during the Venice-Telluride-Toronto fests, but a month later, everybody has started to sober up as additional contenders are being screened. Entering the conversation in a big way are Warner Bros.'...
  • Oscar Race: Are Handicappers Too Bullish on Scorsese's 'Wall Street'?

    I worry about overpopulation, I worry about recent industry layoffs and I worry that it's only 50-some days until Christmas. But today, my top concern is "The Wolf of Wall Street," since Paramount confirmed it will indeed open Dec. 25. I'm not worried...
  • ‘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...
  • Holiday gift guide: ‘The Hobbit,’ ‘Doctor Who,’ ‘Sherlock’ and more

     
    Stressing out about a last-minute gift idea for the Trekkie, Time Lord or Jedi Padawan in your life? Look no […]...