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When Peter Jackson announced that he'd be stretching The Hobbit into three movies I was a bit wary, but excited. While the book itself could have easily been put into one, maybe two, films there's enough lore in the worl...


I love how they're claiming The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is "The Defining Chapter" in the story since the book itself is only a fraction of all of this. In what is most likely the most bloated title of the serie...


The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey blew me away when I caught it in theaters and I gave it an appropriately high score because of that. It was truly stunning and another epic coming from Peter Jackson, but upon re-watchin...


The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn was everything Indian Jones and the Crystal Skull should have been. An action-packed throwback to adventure movies, full of fun and old school daring. The fact tha...




This newest trailer for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is a bit different from the previous one. The footage is mostly the same (maybe two or three different scenes), but the dialogue is cut much differently. There are ...


Hey guys, it's October! You know what that means: Halloween is right around the corner! As such, we will be bringing you some of our favorite horror film suggestions, in the hopes that they will lead to some sleepless nig...


It's been a little while since we last heard about the next two Hobbit movies, The Desolation of Smaug and There and Back Again. Even though I had some issues with The Hobbit: An unexpected Journey (Matt, like the majority of...


When The Hobbit went from a pair of movies to a trilogy, the original plan was to release The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey on December 12, 2012, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug on December 13, 2013, and The Hobbit: There...


Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey continues to thrive at the box office. While I had a lot of problems with the film's flabby storytelling, there was one thing about the movie that was perfect: Martin Freeman...


[This review was originally posted as part of our coverage of DOC NYC 2012. It has been reposted to coincide with the theatrical release of West of Memphis.] Going into West of Memphis, I was worried the film would be redunda...


While I had issues with The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey for its flabby storytelling, the film has set the box office on fire and I did at least appreciate lots of choices in production design. These two feat...


The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is in a really tough spot. The film is the follow up to what is pretty much the most epic trilogy in film history. Plus, being based on a children's book and having a smaller story ...


The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey comes out tomorrow, but Peter Jackson isn't ready to slow down. He's already shooting a new movie next year: a sequel to Steven Spielberg's The Adventures of Tintin. Jackson served as co...


In celebration of everyone's return to Middle Earth with The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey coming to theaters this week, Mondo - the collectible movie art division of Texas' The Alamo Drafthouse - will be releasing two brand ...


With the trailers, the posters, the pics, the featurette, and the other TV spots, there has been a whole slew of content for Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Well friends, it looks like we've finally reache...


We're one week away from The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, and if you're looking for some new footage to get you hyped, here's a 13-minute featurette for the film via Warner Bros. Belgium. It's got loads of new stuff, inclu...


For some reason it hasn't quite dawned on me that I'll be seeing The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey next week at midnight. The original Lord of the Rings Trilogy came out when I was in college, and I remember going to the mid...


The latest TV spot for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey features a few scant shots of Smaug. And I mean very scant. He just swoops in and destroys stuff, sort of like what he did in the Star Trek Into Darkness poster this m...


The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey will be out in two weeks, if you can believe it. And so the hype machine continues with a new TV spot and lots of other keen things. First of all, if you're attending a midnight 3D IMAX scre...


Update: Tickets are all gone! If you entered on Twitter make sure to check your direct messages. Sorry if you didn't get one, but we'll be doing more giveaways for other movies in the future so stick around. It's al...


It's crunch time for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. (Not to be confused with second diabetes time.) With the release date looming, Peter Jackson and his Weta Workshop hordes are hustling to finish the picture. This lates...


As if the 17 character posters weren't excessive enough, we now have 150 behind-the-scenes Hobbit pics to share with you. Thankfully this is in an embedded gallery rather than individual uploads. (Creating a click-through gal...


The West Memphis Three may be free after 18 years in prison, but the case isn't over just yet. Produced by Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh, Amy Berg's documentary West of Memphis examines the WM3 case and demands a new investig...


There's overkill and there's überoverkill. When it comes to new posters for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, we've achieved the latter. There were 17 character posters released last week. Yeah, 17, also known as a dumb...


A second TV spot has showed up for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. It's a nice companion piece to the first Hobbit TV spot, though in this one we get to see some talking trolls. This makes me wonder if any of the trolls i...


One year way back when I was an undergrad, I spent a lot of time at Denny's in the wee hours of the morning. It was close to my dorm, it was quiet enough, and it made for great people-watching. Example: one of the waitresses...


Here's the first TV spot for The Hobbit: The Undiscovered Country. It's pretty short, but there's a lot of tantalizing visual material (including one funny line), but it's not as compelling as the first trailer was. You...


According to The Hollywood Reporter, Stephen Colbert will make a cameo appearance somewhere in The Hobbit trilogy. This info comes from an unidentified knowledgeable source. The source says that Colbert's cameo will not be in...


Four new banners for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey have recently shown up, each one sufficiently Hobbity and depicting various moments from the book. No surprises here, though I think I prefer the super-long banner for Th...


Remember when Peter Jackson put out the extended editions of The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King a year after each of their respective theatrical releases? It's going to happen again with Th...


Here's the newest trailer for this December's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, because the story of The Hobbit is so huge and epic and expansive that it needs three whole movies just to do it justice. This would be a ...


This Friday will mark the 75th anniversary of the publication of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit. This entire week has actually be christened Tolkien Week to commemorate the occasion. September 22nd is also Hobbit Day, which cel...


A new batch of images from The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey appeared online recently. Not only do we get more looks at the dwarves, including Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) and his big sword, but there's also an image...


Reactions to footage of Peter Jackson's 48fps version of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey have been distinctly underwhelming so far, although at least moviegoers won't be forced to cough up extra to decide for themselves whe...


Some new images have arrived from The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, including your first (tiny) look at Sylvester "The Seventh Doctor" McCoy as Radagast the Brown. He sort of looks like Vasco da Gama. The brown wizard's ther...


This shouldn't surprise anyone with even a small amount of technical know-how. Part one of The Hobbit will only be releasing in its new-fangled 48FPS (or HFR as they're now calling it) in a very select number of theaters acro...


What was once a quick a quick and enjoyable read for children and adults alike has now officially been turned into an epic, three-part, fantasy saga. Yes, Peter Jackson has worked out whatever needed to be worked out and will...


That sounded vaguely sexual. Don't much care. Here's two new shots from The Hobbit, presumably something in the first or second of three movies. We've got Andy Serkis in his mo-cap setup, and one of the finished product:...


At Comic-Con Peter Jackson teased that he was shooting more footage for his upcoming epic The Hobbit and that it would either be used as bonus material on the Blu-ray release or to, you know, make another entire film. While t...


At Comic-Con the fine folks who were able to get in for the jam packed panels in Hall H got a chance to see the video blog that celebrated the conclusion of filming on Peter Jackson's upcoming The Hobbit. Of course the video...






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