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

14th December 2012

Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings trilogy are all in the top twenty of the world's most successful films....

A Look At The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

13th December 2012

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey hit theatres this week with sold out seats and favorable reviews.And with good reason –...

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

13th December 2012

Prince William attended the London premiere of The Hobbit alone last night.His wife, Kate Middleton, was due to attend but...

Cate Blanchett Used The Hobbit Role To Improve Parenting

12th December 2012

Cate Blanchett's role as Lady Galadriel in Peter Jackson's latest Middle Earth adventure taught her some useful parenting tips as...

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

12th December 2012

The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey has had some unexpected troubles comes its way. Animals died in production, people say...

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

12th December 2012

Peter Jackson's reimaging of J.R.R Tolkien's work has seen one of the biggest film franchises in history emerge: The Lord...

Peter Jackson Addresses New Frame-rate Furore

11th December 2012

Director Peter Jackson has defended the new filming techniques he uses in The Hobbit trilogy after critics slammed the format...

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

11th December 2012

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is in the news again, but maybe not for the right reasons.Rather than going into...

Andy Serkis Helped Peter Jackson Direct The Hobbit

11th December 2012

Actor Andy Serkis not only played the role of Gollum in Peter Jackson's upcoming The Hobbit trilogy, he also directed...

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

11th December 2012

The Hobbit has already come under some negative press: director Peter Jackson's decision to make a trilogy out of an...

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

10th December 2012

Andy Serkis as Gollum was arguably the most iconic aspect of The Lord of The Rings trilogy. His sneering obsessiveness...

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

10th December 2012

Given the popularity of The Lord of The Rings trilogy, and manifestly, Peter Jackson, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey has...

Martin Freeman Had Never Read The Hobbit

9th December 2012

Martin Freeman was never a fan of 'The Hobbit'.The 41-year-old actor - who stars as Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson's...

Richard Armitage Feared His Height Would Cost Him The Hobbit Role

7th December 2012

Lanky British actor Richard Armitage refused to unpack his bags for three weeks after flying out to New Zealand to...

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

7th December 2012

Philippa Boyens, the screenwriter on the Lord of the Rings trilogy and the new Hobbit movie, says she would have...

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

7th December 2012

Liv Tyler Looked Stuning At The Hobbit Premiere in New YorkHollywood star Liv Tyler returned to the limelight at The...

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

7th December 2012

Warner Bros has responded to claims that The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is causing motion sickness and intense nausea among...

High Speed Tech Used In The Hobbit Leaves Fans Feeling Sick

6th December 2012

It's finally happened; technology is becoming so advanced, our stupid little human brains and bodies can't handle the high speed,...

Sir Ian Mckellen Defends The Hobbit Trilogy Decision

6th December 2012

Sir Ian Mckellen has defended filmmaker Peter Jackson's decision to turn J.R.R. Tolkien's novel The Hobbit into a movie trilogy,...

Peter Jackson Suffered Sleepless Nights Over The Hobbit Casting

6th December 2012

Peter Jackson suffered sleepless nights as he battled to land British actor Martin Freeman as the star of The Hobbit...

Initial Hobbit Reviews Prove To Be Lukewarm

4th December 2012

The Lord of the Rings trilogy, as a franchise, is one of the highest grossing movie productions in history, taking...

Fascinating Fact: 3401526

4th December 2012

New Zealand actor Dean O'gorman originally auditioned for the lead role of Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit movies....

Early Reaction: No Critical Mauling, But The Hobbit Isn't Out Of The Woods Yet

4th December 2012

There’ve been more than a few queasy feelings surrounding the forthcoming Peter Jackson film The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey– and...

Producer Eileen Moran Dies

4th December 2012

Hollywood directors Peter Jackson and James Cameron have paid tribute to visual effects producer Eileen Moran following her death in...

A Week In Movies Feat: The Hobbit, Helena Bonham Carter, Rise Of The Guardians, Ray Liotta, Ian Mckellen, Jack The Giant Slayer And More!

30th November 2012

A specially painted Air New Zealand plane jetted around the world this week, collecting cast and crew to attend the...

Pictures: The Hobbit Premiere, Cate Blanchett, Elijah Wood, Peter Jackson

29th November 2012

Cate Blanchett Looking Typically Radiant At The Hobbit In WellingtonPeter Jackson and his team repaid New Zealand for its hospitality...

The Hobbit Premieres In New Zealand... Where Else?

28th November 2012

America, stand aside; it's time for New Zealand to hog the limelight when it comes to movie news for a...

Cate Blanchett Leads The Stars At The Hobbit Premiere

28th November 2012

Cate Blanchett led the stars at 'The Hobbit: Unexpected Journey' world premiere today (28.11.12) in Wellington, New Zealand.The blonde actress...

Peter Jackson Brushes Off Animal Cruelty Protests At The Hobbit Premiere

28th November 2012

Director Peter Jackson took another swipe at animal rights campaigners on the day he premiered his first The Hobbit film...

Peter Jackson: 'The Hobbit World Premiere Is Emotional'

28th November 2012

Peter Jackson felt overwhelmed at the world premiere of the first installment of The Hobbit movies in New Zealand on...