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The Hobbit Continues Its Expected Journey At The Top Of The Us Box Office

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey enjoyed another week atop the Box Office charts this weekend, earning more than double that of its nearest rival. It's Contact Music's Christmas Box Office Roundup!With $36,705,000 this weekend (Dec...

West Of Memphis - A Documentary Infused With Real Life Turmoil

Peter Jackson has been at the top of his game lately and his box office hit The Hobbit is just further proof of this. Jackson has also been very active as an advocate on the...

The Hobbit Holds It Spot To Be Named The Box Office Champion Of The Holiday Season

The Christmas box office charts hold few surprises this year.As expected, Peter Jackson’s massive fantasy production The Hobbit is up front, despite generally unfavorable reactions from critics. The film has racked up $36.7 million in...

The Hobbit Tops The Charts, But Nothing Like Lord Of The Rings Did

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey could have been a silent film portrayed by modern dance, and fans would still have flocked to see it. So it comes as little surprise that it - free from...

Box Office Roundup: The Hobbit Hits Box Office Highs As Twilight Drops Out Of The Top 5

In a truly expected journey for Peter Jackson's latest film, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey travelled to the top of the Box Office charts with gusto, while Twilight ended its 4-week stay in the top...

Pre-release Jitters Quashed As The Hobbit Travels To $84.8 Million At Us Box Office

Crisis, what crisis? Fears over how The Hobbit might have got on over the weekend in the US Box Office were comfortably swept aside as, based on the back of a huge core audience left...

The Hobbit Movie Was A "Good Omen" For Martin Freeman

The Hobbit movie, or The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey to give it its full title, is currently doing the rounds in cinemas across the globe and whilst not everybody is a fan, one person who...

Martin Freeman's 'Identical' Hobbit Face

Martin Freeman thinks looking like Ian Holm was a ''good omen''.The 41-year-old actor plays hobbit Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey', taking over the role from Ian's portrayal in the 'Lord...

The Hobbit: What Are People Saying - Review Round-up

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is the first of three movie adaptations of J.R.R. Tolkein's beloved book, and predecessor to The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit. With the first instalment of Peter Jackson's adaptation...

The Hobbit Enjoys $13m Midnight Us Opening, But No Golden Globe Nominations

Despite critical apathy and being completely ignored by the Golden Globes, the midnight screenings alone for The Hobbit have already grossed at $13m in the US and Canada, according to the LA Times, which sets...

Lack Of Competition Means The Hobbit Set To Dominate Weekend Box Office

The critics and fans were worried, but it looks like The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is going to be a smash success at the box office even if it isn’t finding wholly favorable reviews –...

Hot Tickets - Us Movie Releases - The Hobbit Bound For Box Office Success, Save The Date Is A Rom-com Let Down, Pacino And Walken Save Stand-up Guys

This week’s movie releases are an even-handed mix of big budget blockbuster, gentle rom-com and moving documentary.Obviously, the big chatter is all about Peter Jackson’s latest movie, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, which has arrived...

The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey Will Triumph At Box Office Despite Mixed Reception

It's been a somewhat unexpected journey for The Hobbit; controversy hit as animals were reportedly harmed during filming, fans felt physically sick due to advanced 48fps technology for its New Zealand debut, and then the...

Will Success Of Lord Of The Rings And The Hobbit Inspire Other Tolkien Adaptations?

Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings trilogy are all in the top twenty of the world's most successful films. The Hobbit has also now been made into a trilogy by the same team which,...

A Look At The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey hit theatres this week with sold out seats and favorable reviews.And with good reason – the Peter Jackson flick does a great job of retelling and expanding the story of...

Was Kate Middleton Deterred By Hobbit Sickness? Prince William Attends The Hobbit Premiere Alone

Prince William attended the London premiere of The Hobbit alone last night.His wife, Kate Middleton, was due to attend but was prevented from joining her husband by the pregnancy sickness that kept her in hospital...

Peter Jackson To Shoot Tintin 2 In 2013

Sir Peter Jackson is looking to film a 'Tintin' sequel next year ahead of a 2015 release. The 51-year-old director has been busy working on 'The Hobbit' franchise recently, but while promoting the first fantasy...

Ian Mckellen Says Hobbit Was Like Homecoming

Sir Ian McKellen felt like he was returning home when he started shooting 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey'. The actor reprised his role as Gandalf the wizard from Peter Jackson's award-winning 'Lord of the Rings'...

Sylvester Mccoy: The Hobbit Role Was 'Sh**Y'

Sylvester McCoy says Radagast the Brown was a ''sh**y part''.'The Hobbit' actor - who plays the bumbling nature-loving wizard in the fantasy film - has revealed Sir Peter Jackson warned him he would be getting...

Peter Jackson Stands By The Hobbit's Frame Rate Technology, Claims Jeopardy In The Film Industry

The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey has had some unexpected troubles comes its way. Animals died in production, people say it's too long (although that one's less unexpected) and it's 48 frames per second technology...

Is The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey More Style Than Substance?

Peter Jackson's reimaging of J.R.R Tolkien's work has seen one of the biggest film franchises in history emerge: The Lord of The Rings. But his decision to stretch another of Tolkien's yarns over a trilogy...

Peter Jackson's The Hobbit Gets Panned For Fast Frame Rate

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is in the news again, but maybe not for the right reasons.Rather than going into the acting, the pace or the film’s faithfulness to Tolkien’s original, critics tend to get...

Can The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey Live Up To The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy?

The Hobbit has already come under some negative press: director Peter Jackson's decision to make a trilogy out of an already slender novel, animals dying in the making and fans in New Zealand feeling physically...

Andy Serkis On His Gollum Turned Director Role In The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Andy Serkis as Gollum was arguably the most iconic aspect of The Lord of The Rings trilogy. His sneering obsessiveness provided twists within the plot, and cult-like mimicry from fans outside it. However, his reprisal...

The Hobbit Reviews; Does An Unexpected Journey Provide An Expected Success?

Given the popularity of The Lord of The Rings trilogy, and manifestly, Peter Jackson, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey has all the signs of another blockbuster fantasy, but, ahead of it's U.K and U.S releases,...

The Hobbit Screenwriter: Guillermo Del Toro's Version Would Have Been Amazing

Philippa Boyens, the screenwriter on the Lord of the Rings trilogy and the new Hobbit movie, says she would have loved to have seen Guillermo Del Toro's version of the film.New Line and Warner Bros...

Pictures: Liv Tyler Returns To The Limelight At The Hobbit Premiere

Liv Tyler Looked Stuning At The Hobbit Premiere in New YorkHollywood star Liv Tyler returned to the limelight at The Hobbit premiere in New York on Thursday evening (December 6, 2012). The Armageddon actress -...

Warner Bros Denies 'The Hobbit' Will Make You Physically Sick

Warner Bros has responded to claims that The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is causing motion sickness and intense nausea among viewers. Peter Jackson's fantasy epic has been shot using 3-D and new 48 frames per...

High Speed Tech Used In The Hobbit Leaves Fans Feeling Sick

It's finally happened; technology is becoming so advanced, our stupid little human brains and bodies can't handle the high speed, high intensity movements achieved by the new tech implemented by The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.Peter...

Initial Hobbit Reviews Prove To Be Lukewarm

The Lord of the Rings trilogy, as a franchise, is one of the highest grossing movie productions in history, taking 6th, 20th, and 29th in that list, so it's no wonder that the first of...

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