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'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey': Wranglers Blame Film For 27 Animal...

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Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: A Unexpected Journey hits theaters in just a few weeks. The highly-anticipated film is likely to have a huge debut at the box office, thanks to the many fans who will rush to theaters that weekend. With that said, some extremely disturbing news surfaced today that might turn away a few fans of the series. Animal wranglers who were involved...

'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.

'The Hobbit Part 2' Gets A New Title: 'The Desolation Of Smaug'

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Once again it’s all-change for The Hobbit. With the project now spreading its wings to become a trilogy instead of a pair, you can imagine it’s caused a few repercussions, with various changes to the titles of each instalment. The second film is now to be called The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug.

'Indiana Jones 4' Is The Most Disappointing Movie Ever

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It’s still a bit of a touchy subject for some, but do you remember how you felt about Star Wars: Episode One - The Phantom Menace? How about Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull? The Godfather Part III? Well, you may not be surprised to know these and many more have been ranked in the Top 50 most disappointing movies...

'The Hobbit' To Show At Higher Frame Rate Only In Select Theaters

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Looking forward to The Hobbit, but a little unsure what all the fuss is about over higher frame rates and what to expect? Well, although it looks like the movie is leading the way when it comes to higher frame rates, the first film will only be shown at 48 frames per second in select theaters to judge audience reactions.

'The Hobbit' Now a Trilogy

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There were rumblings last week, but it's been confirmed, Peter Jackson is turning his Hobbit movies into a trilogy. Word was that he would be getting the team back together for two months to film some of the additional material from J.R.R. Tolkien's additional material sometime next year.

'The Hobbit': Peter Jackson Now Set To Make A Third 'Hobbit' Film

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Though we’re still five months away from the December 14th release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Peter Jackson’s adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s prequel to The Lord of the Rings series, and a year and a half from its follow-up, The Hobbit: There and Back Again (out December 13, 2014), Jackson is already...

Comic-Con 2012: 'Man of Steel,' 'The Hobbit,' 'Pacific Rim,' and 'Godzilla'...

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Chris Hardwick moderated the two-and-a-half hour Warner Bros/Legendary Films mega-panel at Comic-Con, which kicked off with Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim, a science-fiction film about giant robots who fight to save humanity from an onslaught of 25-story-tall monsters. The panel was a special treat for those in Hall H because del...

Comic-Con 2012: Peter Jackson on 'The Hobbit,' 3D and 48 Frames Per Second

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Saturday afternoon, Peter Jackson returned to Comic-Con to promote The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. The director answered some tough questions about the prequel, specifically his decision to shoot at 48 frames per second. He also discussed the use of 3D and the difference between The Hobbit and his previous Lord...

Comic-Con: 'The Hobbit' Poster Released

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Coming on the heels of the announcement that Peter Jackson, after 266 days of filming since March of 2011, has finally completed the back to back shooting of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and The Hobbit: There and Back Again, Jackson has released the Comic-Con poster for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

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...

Peter Jackson Responds To Angry Fan Reaction To New 'The Hobbit' Footage

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One of the primary draws of last week’s CinemaCon was the screening of ten full minutes of new footage from Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit, his adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s prequel to the Lord of the Rings trilogy.  The biggest surprise of the new footage?  Just how much it angered and disgusted fans.

Steven Spielberg Says Tintin 2 is a Go

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Steven Spielberg's The Adventures of Tintin has made $76 Million in America, which - for a production that cost at least a hundred million - would not seem to be enough to generate a sequel. But that's not the whole story, as globally the film has made nearly $400 Million. And so it appears that a sequel will move forward with Peter Jackson taking over the directorial...

Latest Photo of Martin Freeman in The Hobbit

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It's not that surprising that we're going to get a full year of hype for Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. There are few films with as much anticipation around them, and few films that can be counted on to make over $300 Million at the box office (think how much it might make if it's actually good?) The latest is a picture of Martin Freeman's Bilbo...

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...

Comic-Con 2011: Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson 'Tintin' Press...

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Here we are at the press conference for The Adventures of Tintin with the big man himself Steven Spielberg and his surprise guest Peter Jackson out at Comic-Con. The duo just finished premiering their new footage for the film at their panel in Hall H which seemed to be very well received. Now we're here, front and center getting video of the magical duo talking about their latest...

New Tintin Trailer Looks Like Old School Spielberg

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It's still a bit shocking that there isn't a steady drumbeat of geek excitement for a project that unites Steven Spielberg, Peter Jackson and Edgar Wright together, but such is the case with The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn. Perhaps it's a general disappointment with non-James Cameron motion capture. Regardless, there's a new trailer for...

Tintin Trailer Online - Spielberg Knows How to Make a Trailer

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The trailer for Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson’s upcoming collaboration of the mega-minds, The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn has officially hit the web with a splash! One thing is for damn sure, Spielberg knows how to put together a trailer that will get you excited no matter what you feel about...