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Inside The Tech Of The Hobbit: Frame Rates And 'Softening' Desolation

As you’ll know, if The Hobbit trilogy means anything to you, an Unexpected Journey caused controversy with its high framerate, unsettling viewers and, in come cases, making them feel physically sick. And while a tangible...

Martin Freeman Defends Lover Against Online Hatred, Compares Sherlock And Hobbit Fans [Trailer]

Martin Freeman may not be your typical Hollywood A-lister but the 42 year-old British actor has worked himself into two franchises that seem to magnetise particularly rabid fans. Freeman reprises his role of Bilbo Baggins...

Will The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug's Mixed Reaction Have A Box Office Effect?

Peter Jackson struck gold with the Lord of The Rings trilogy, translating J.R.R Tolkien’s epic novels to the big screen and, in many cases, opening it up to a new audience. The fantasy classics stand...

The Hobbit: Smaug's Home Erebor Would Cost $6 Billion To Buy

Erebor, The Lonely Mountain where Smaug the Dragon lives in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, would cost around $6 billion to buy, if it was real, according to a new housing report. US real...

Benedict Cumberbatch: Voice Of Smaug Was 'Impossible'

Benedict Cumberbatch says being the voice of Smaug in second instalment of 'The Hobbit' was ''impossible''.The 37-year-old actor has been cast as the sinister dragon in 'The Hobbit:The Desolation Of Smaug', which is Peter Jackson's...

Serious About 'Sherlock' - New Trailer Hits The Net Ahead Of Season 3 Bow

The BBC’s decision to reboot classic adventure franchises like Dr. Who and Sherlock has been nothing short of a phenomenon. With millions tuning in to see the Doctor’s 50th anniversary, and even more expected for...

Can 'The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug' Succeed Where It's Predecessor Failed? Review Round-up

Having narrowly escaped several deadly confrontations with the likes of trolls, stone giants and an innumeral amount of orcs, Bilbo Baggins, still in the company of Gandalf and the Dwarves of Erebor, continues his adventure...

Cast And Crew Of 'Sherlock' Season 3 Promises Viewers They're "In For A Treat"

Sherlock will return to BBC1 on 1 January, 2014, a hearse parading through the streets of London revealed last month, and as stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman and series creators and writers Steven Moffat...

'The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug' Premiere Brings Together All-star Cast [Pictures]

Last night (December 3) saw the premiere for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug at Los Angeles’ Chinese Theater. While the final Hobbit film wrapped filming back in summer, the production team and cast, including...

'Sherlock' Series 3 Announced For New Years Day Via Hearse In London [Trailer]

The UK air date for the third season of Sherlock has been confirmed. The hit BBC detective drama, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, will return to BBC1 on New Years Day. The BBC has broken the news...

Bbc Christmas Telly Sees 'Sherlock' Make Long-awaited Return With Series 3

The BBC always likes to surprise us over their Christmas television schedule, chucking in a curveball every so often to keep us on our toes. But what they love even more is using their flagship...

Martin Freeman Thinks He Is Still 'Anonymous'

Martin Freeman insists he is still ''anonymous''.The British actor portrays lead character Bilbo Baggins in 'The Hobbit' film series, and despite its global box office success, he can still go about unrecognised as he doesn't...

Santa's Travelling Secrets Revealed In 'Saving Santa' [Trailer + Pictures]

Ever wondered how the hell Father Christmas does it? He starts off in the North Pole, and gets presents to every kid by the time they wake up. Don’t even start to think about timezones,...

Hobbit Fans Get Treat As Extra Long 'Desolation Of Smaug' Trailer Hits

Ahead of the second film in Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy’s release, an extended, for-the-fans trailer has been released, giving us a better look at the Desolation of Smaug, which will hit cinemas this December.Martin Freeman...

Sherlock Is Back On Pbs Despite Cumberbatch And Freeman's Hollywood Calling

It spawned a spike in the careers of both Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, causing Hollywood to come calling for both, but they’ll be back as Sherlock and Watson as the modern telling of Arthur...

A Week In Movies: Big Films Hit Britain, New York Premieres For Hanks And The Coens, Statham Fights Back

Two big British films hit UK cinemas this week. After storming the Scottish box office last weekend and garnering rave reviews across the board, Filth arrives in the rest of the country this week. Based...

'The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug' New Trailer - Ready For More? [Trailer + Pictures]

The second film in The Hobbit franchise The Desolation of Smaug has a brand new trailer, which sees the Elves and the Dwarves reluctantly unite, Bilbo Baggins captured by The Ring's power and the terrifying...

Martin Freeman To Star In Fx's Reboot Of The 1996 Film Fargo, Alongside Billy Bob Thornton

The 'Hobbit' star has been cast the lead role in FX's reboot of the 1996 crime film 'Fargo'. The Hollywood Reporter claims that Martin Freeman is going to be the lead role and play Lester...

Martin Freeman Cast In Lead Role For Tv-version Of 'Fargo'

Martin Freeman will take on the central role in the upcoming TV adaption of the Coen Brothers 1996 Oscar-nominated film Fargo. The Hobbit star has been handed the role of Lester Nygaard, who was originally...

Martin Freeman To Star In 'Fargo' Tv Show, But As Which Character?

Martin Freeman, the British actor who began his career alongside Ricky Gervais on The Office before going onto Hollywood stardom, has signed on to star on FX's adaptation of the Coen brothers' classic Fargo.According to...

Martin Freeman To Take Macy's Role In Fargo Tv Series

The Hobbit star Martin Freeman will take on William H. Macy's role in the Tv revamp of Coen Brothers movie Fargo.The Brit will play Lester Nygaard in the 10-episode limited series inspired by the cult...

Peter Jackson Salutes Martin Freeman In Honor Of The Actor Wrapping His Scenes For The Hobbit Trilogy

Orlando Bloom said goodbye to Legolas recently and now, it’s time for Martin Freeman to take off the Bilbo Baggins coat. The actor wrapped his scenes for The Hobbit trilogy today and naturally, filmmaker Peter...

'The World's End' Soundtrack Is A Glorious Tribute To The 1990s

The World's End - the third and final instalment of Edgar Wright's 'Cornetto' comedy trilogy starring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Paddy Considine - hits cinemas nationwide on July 19, 2013. It centres around five...

The Real Pub Crawl That Inspired Edgar Wright's 'The World's End'

Edgar Wright's hugely anticipated sci-fi comedy The World's End premieres in London on Wednesday (July 10, 2013) bringing together the British director, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost for the final time (for the Cornetto trilogy,...

The Hobbit: No Show At Comic-con But A Behind-the-scenes Sneak Preview [Video]

It wasn't really a diva-ruling that the sequel to 2012's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey won't be holding a panel at this year's Comic-Con: in his vlog, Jackson acknowledges that fans attending Comic-Con will be...

'Elementary' My Dear... Mycroft? Rhys Ifans To Join The Cast Of Sherlock Holmes

Rhys Ifans will join the cast of Elementary, alongside Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Lui. The Welsh actor will play Mycroft Holmes, Sherlock's older brother. He is a definite feature in the season's premiere, airing...

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug Trailer: Here's Benedict Cumberbatch! [Trailers And Pictures]

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Trailer is finally here, and with it, the first look at Benedict Cumberbatch's big scaly fire breathing dragon. The British actor voices Smaug in the second of Peter Jackson's...

The Hobbit 2: The Desolation Of Smaug Trailer - Beware Of Plot Twists

The strategy for the new The Hobbit 2: The Desolation of Smaug trailer seems pretty simple: how many instantly recognisable things can be put in this? Put ‘em all in. But let’s be honest, as...

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug Trailer - First Look

Following last Christmas' first instalment that kicked off the trilogy, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, the new episode of adventures in Middle Earth will take Gandalf (Ian McKellen), Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) and the band...

The World’S End – Simon Pegg And Nick Frost Are Back [Trailer]

It’s been a while since we’ve been able to enjoy the partnership of Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, but they’re back, amongst some pretty excellent company, for their new film: The World’s End.Click to see...

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