While Peter Jackson's prequel to "The Lord of the Rings" delivers more of what made his earlier trilogy so compelling -- it doesn't offer nearly enough novelty to justify the three-film, nine-hour…
The American Humane Assn., which has been tagging films with its "No Animals Were Harmed" disclaimer for more than 70 years, is asking the entertainment industry for "additional jurisdiction and…
Having just passed the Chinese censors this week, Sony's latest James Bond pic "Skyfall" may face another obstacle in China: opening the same weekend as Warner Bros.' "The Hobbit: An Unexpected…
Warner Bros. and New Line have cleared all hurdles to creating a third installment of "The Hobbit" and are moving forward with the project, director Peter Jackson announced Monday.
The media freakout over the mixed reaction to Tuesday's CinemaCon preview of "The Hobbit" footage with high-frame-rate 3D had me rolling my eyes.
Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit" movies have been given official release dates and titles.
In a major step forward on "The Hobbit," Guillermo del Toro has signed on to direct the New Line-MGM tentpole and its sequel.
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