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  • Air New Zealand takes off with a 'Hobbit' themed 777

    Air New Zealand takes off with a 'Hobbit' themed 777
     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...
  • Watch: New 'Hobbit' trailer debuts [Video]

    Watch: New 'Hobbit' trailer debuts [Video]
    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...
  • 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' is king of the box office

    'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' is king of the box office
    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....
  • Visual Effects: All for One, or One for All?

    The five Oscar nominees for 2013 display a consistent level of polish that vfx pros could only dream about just a few years ago. Yet they represent radically different ideas about how to get a big vfx picture done. Some are throwbacks to the era when a...
  • 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' Leads Empire Awards Contest

    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. The shortlist...
  • ‘Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ arrives on Blu-ray, DVD April 8

     
    “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” reigned at the box office during the holidays, earning more than $860 million worldwide […]...
  • 'Gravity,' 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' Lead Saturn Awards Noms

    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:...
  • 2014 Academy Awards Winners: Full List

    Stay tuned for the latest updates from the 86th annual Academy Awards. Full list of nominees: BEST PICTURE "12 Years a Slave" "American Hustle" "Captain Phillips" "Dallas Buyers Club" "Gravity" "Her" "Nebraska" "Philomena" "The Wolf of Wall Street"...
  • Andy Serkis to direct live-action 'Jungle Book' for Warner Bros.

    Andy Serkis to direct live-action 'Jungle Book' for Warner Bros.
    Andy Serkis, the actor who breathed life into the computer-generated characters of Gollum in the "Lord of the Rings" movies and Caesar in "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" and the upcoming "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," will make his directorial debut...
  • ‘Doctor Who,’ ‘Hobbit,’ ‘Hunger Games,’ Batfleck: 2013 in review

     
    2013 was a superb year for fans of genre entertainment. Major comic book heroes celebrated milestone anniversaries, as did “Doctor […]...
  • WGA Nominations: Oscar and the Eligibility Factor (Analysis)

    Writers Guild of America's just-announced nominees have reason for optimism in terms of the upcoming Academy Awards, but they come with a load of footnotes and caveats. The WGA has a pretty solid track record at predicting Oscar winners, though as far as...
  • ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’: Joe Letteri talks dragons

     
    Peter Jackson and Joe Letteri will receive the Producers Guild of America's Vanguard Award next month for the groundbreaking digital […]...