Lord of the Rings Reviews, Interviews & More

'The Hobbit' Is Wrapped Because Peter Jackson Blogged About It

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For some reason a number of us were under the impression that director Peter Jackson already completed filming The Hobbit trilogy, which in my opinion shouldn't have been stretched out into three films in the first place. Well it's official; Peter Jackson finished filming the trilogy and has a number of pictures to prove it. Did we mention he has a cute wolf-like...

Peter Jackson Offers a Glimpse at 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'

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With the first film The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey hitting DVD and Blu-ray recently, it stands that -- following the patterns of The Lord of the Rings movies -- we should start seeing some footage for the next film, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. Well, Peter Jackson hosted an online event with the release of...

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Is Shorter Than You'd Think

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Big news today out of the Shire, Peter Jackson talked to Empire magazine, and told us that (unless there are some large changes before release) that The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is going to be the shortest Lord of the Rings movie yet, with a running time currently of 160 minutes. That, though, is without credits.

Blu-ray and DVD Picks for August 28 - September 3

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This week it feels like you can recreate the pleasure and pain of going to the movies in early May at a giant megaplex. Many of this week’s releases came out in April or (in one case) May. But if it’s not movies that interest you, there’s also a ton of television hitting. Let’s see, shall we?

Peter Jackson Wraps 'The Hobbit' Films

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Peter Jackson, as you can imagine, has been rather busy lately, but recently good news has come by way of the writer-director’s Facebook page -- Yes, that’s right; that moment Lord of the Rings fans have been waiting so long for has just come another step closer - after 266 days of production that kicked off in March of 2011, both The Hobbit films have...

The Hobbit Trailer

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Peter Jackson's The Hobbit is one of the most anticipated films of next year, but also a big question mark. Now, there's a trailer. The new film stars Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins, with many returning cast members from the Lord of the Rings films, including Ian McKellan, Ian Holm, Elijah Wood, Andy Serkis and Cate Blanchett. And this...

First Footage From 'The Hobbit' Released!

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Tolkien nerds, Lord of the Rings movie fans, and Peter Jackson aficionados, brace yourselves—the director is now hosting behind the scenes videos from the set of The Hobbit.  Go ahead, I’ll wait while your head implodes.  OK, ready to watch it?  Here we go, hang on:

Andy Serkis to Direct Second Unit on The Hobbit

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Though he'd been acting before, Andy Serkis made a name for himself with the motion capture performance in the Lord of the Rings films. Since then he's become one of the leading motion-capture actors, and has been constantly working. But besides reprising his role as Gollum in the upcoming Hobbit movies, he'll be serving as a second unit...

'The Hobbit' Production Begins!

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Well, epic movie fans, Tolkien geeks, and weird hairy foot enthusiasts, your time to rejoice has come—Warner Bros/New Line Cinema and MGM have announced that production on the long-delayed and long-awaited The Hobbit (the prequel film to the Lord of the Rings trilogy, based on the book of the same name by J.R.R. Tolkien) has finally begun.

Video: Watch the Lord of the Rings Cast Reunion

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It's been 11 years since the hobbit and wizard-filled cast of Lord of the Rings traveled down to New Zealand to film one of the greatest film trilogies of all time. Over at EW, they're releasing a special reunion edition of the magazine, which features the original casts of some of the most influential and memorable films and TV shows of all time including...

Cheap DVDs: Lord of the Rings, Transformers, Independence Day

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We are back again this week with more of your favorite films, new and classic, at low prices. Great deals are hard to come by which is why you should take advantage of DVDs for as low as $6.99! We have a few great movies for you and some that my editor calls "hang over movies" -- they don't make you think about anything, but keep you entertained enough that you forget your hang over - you know...

New DVD Relases: Bad Lieutenant, The Natural, Lord of the Rings Set

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After what seemed like an endless stream of great weeks on DVD, all at once they're falling flat with one of the worst DVD weeks in recent memory. We're talking a total of one feature film (a small one at that - Bad Lieutenant) and just a smattering of TV on DVD. There are a couple of Blu-Ray Special Edition releases for you HD Connoisseurs out...

Ian McKellen Confirms Hobbit Casting

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Sir Ian McKellen is probably one of the few people who'll make the transition from The Lord of the Rings to The Hobbit. The award winning actor made a recent appearance at London’s BFI IMAX cinema event where they held a Lord of the Rings marathon. While in the presence of the film's die hard fans, he gave some...

Orlando Bloom Heads for the 'Cross'

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Watch out everybody, Orlando Bloom is about to go epic... again. In his latest project he won't play an elf, a swashbuckler, or a medieval warrior, just an average Joe who wants to go where no man has ever gone before! According to Variety, Bloom has signed on to star in The Cross. The film will be directed by Andrew Niccol, the same guy who brought you the Nicolas...