| Feb 24, 2014
| 10:30 AM
LONDON -- "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" leads the contest for the Jameson Empire Awards, which are voted for by readers of Empire magazine. The pic had seven nominations, followed by "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" with five.
| Feb 18, 2014
| 3:32 PM
“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” reigned at the box office during the holidays, earning more than $860 million worldwide […]...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 12:30 AM
Alfonso Cuaron's "Gravity" and Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" each received eight nominations as the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films announced the nominations for the 40th Annual Saturn Awards.
"The Hunger Games:...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 10:04 AM
Movie theaters breathed fire this weekend as “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” struck box-office gold. The Peter Jackson-directed sequel to last year’s “The Hobbit: An Unexpected journey,” raked in a studio-estimated $73....
| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:00 AM
A handful of movies — "The Great Gatsby," "Gravity" and "12 Years a Slave" — are poised to dominate the craft categories, while Disney's "Frozen" seems like the front-runner set to win animated feature and original song. Here's how the races...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:09 PM
Air New Zealand hopes to get some tail winds from the next installment of "The Hobbit."
In a not-so-subtle marketing campaign tied to the movie, the self-described "airline of Middle-earth," has emblazoned a Boeing 777-300 aircraft with a 177 foot-long...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 9:52 AM
Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" enjoyed one of the more anomalous releases in 2012. Despite the fact that many critics gave Jackson's adaptation of the J.R.R. Tolkien classic poor marks, the first of three "Hobbit" films was a global...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 9:49 AM
Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart -- better known as Magneto and Prof. Charles Xavier, respectively, to "X-Men" fans -- are currently taking a breather from the superhero franchise and starring together in Broadway repertory productions of Harold Pinter'...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 12:30 PM
In 2012, Warner Bros. and Peter Jackson were eager to show the world the latest innovation in filmmaking technology: "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" in High-Frame-Rate (48 frames per second) 3D. Reaction to the format was mixed, but the picture did...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 1:00 PM
The Hobbit lives …
In the wake of "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," last year's dreary, dense, disappointing slough through Middle-earth, "The Desolation of Smaug" comes as a relief. Peter Jackson's newest installment of the Tolkien trilogy is...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 12:39 PM
A J.R.R. Tolkien dragon will torch the competition as "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" slithers into theaters this weekend.
The 3-D "Hobbit" sequel, starring Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins and Ian McKellen as the wizard Gandalf, is expected to...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 5:02 AM
“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” barrels into theaters Friday, but for fans who can't wait to return to Middle-earth, […]...