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'The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug' Gets A Poster, Teaser Trailer Coming...

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UPDATE: Watch the teaser trailer for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug! Despite the fact that The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey was nearly three hours long (when an hour and a half would have sufficed), featured a distractingly increased frame rate, and overall lacked the charm and beauty of the any of the films in Peter Jackson’s Lord of...

The Top Ten Best Movie Bromances

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Friendship is a powerful thing and can withstand through almost anything, and bromances are no exception. For those of you who may not know what it means, bromances is basically a male-male friendship that's platonic but both parties convey how much they care for each other at times through more macho, masculine means. Many people would consider the friendship between Dominic (Vin Diesel) and...

The Top 10 Best Movie Sequels

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Every new movie that hits theaters nowadays seems to be a sequel. This year alone there's Kick-Ass 2, Iron Man 3, Despicable Me 2, and Fast and Furious 1000 6. There are so many sequels that we can hardly keep track of them, especially since most of them aren't all that spectacular. Often times, the original movie is the best movie of the bunch. But there...

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...

Review Round-up: What Critics Are Saying About 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected...

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After winning a generation over with what simply is one of the best fantasy trilogies ever, Peter Jackson decided to make live-action movies out of J.R.R. Tolkien's book The Hobbit. Though many question as to why they would stretch out the small tale into three films, audiences this week will return to Middle Earth in The Hobbit: An Unexpected...

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Makes A Good Chunk Of Change On...

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Believe it or not, it's been a little under a decade since we last saw The Lord of the Rings out in theaters. Now we're turning back the clock on the franchise, going back to its J.R.R. Tolkien's prequel adventure The Hobbit. Now we're on the opening weekend to the first installment of the prequel trilogy, The Hobbit: An Unexpected...

Peter Jackson Looking To Re-Release 'The Lord Of The Rings' In 3D

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One of the unique things about the upcoming release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, aside from the 48 frames per second, is the use of 3D. The mixture of live actors and CGI backdrops really make the 3D obviously pop. If the picture is successful, could this give Peter Jackson and company an excuse to re-release The Lord of the Rings movies in 3D?...

Top Ten Action Movies... Featuring Over The Hill Asskickers

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With The Expendables 2 opening this weekend, it unites Sylvester Stallone (age 66) with Chuck Norris (72), Arnold Schwarzenegger (65) and Bruce Willis (57). In this case it's the years and the mileage. But having a bunch of geriatrics deliver death blows in nothing new in cinema, and many of our favorite masters of putting foot-to-ass could collect Social Security....

'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: '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 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.

Settlement Reached in LOTR Trilogy Lawsuit

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There seems to be a lot of money-related issues surrounding the Lord of the Rings trilogy. First, there was the lawsuit between Peter Jackson and New Line Cinema regarding Jackson's share of the profits, and in 2008 the Tolkien trust filed a similar case regarding their share as well. However, unlike Jackson the...