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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...

Cate Blanchett Shocked At The Hobbit Return

Cate Blanchett didn't expect to appear in 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey'.The actress reprised her role as Galadriel from Sir Peter Jackson's award-winning 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy in the prequel, despite her character not...

Cate Blanchett's Children Loved The Hobbit Set

Cate Blanchett took her children onto the set of the 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey'.The Oscar-winning actress brought her three boys Dashiell, 11, Roman, eight, and four-year-old Ignatius with her during the shooting of the...

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...

Cate Blanchett Used The Hobbit Role To Improve Parenting

Cate Blanchett's role as Lady Galadriel in Peter Jackson's latest Middle Earth adventure taught her some useful parenting tips as she used her elf character's voice to control her children.The actress was surprised to discover...

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...

Martin Freeman: Peter Jackson Is A 'Lunatic'

Martin Freeman thinks Sir Peter Jackson is a ''lunatic''.'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' actor said being directed by Peter was just as strange and ''ludicrous'' as working with eccentric filmmaker Peter Greenaway on 'Nightwatching' in...

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 Addresses New Frame-rate Furore

Director Peter Jackson has defended the new filming techniques he uses in The Hobbit trilogy after critics slammed the format following early previews.Jackson has shot the movies using 48 frames per second, rather than the...

Sir Ian Mckellen Fantasised About The Hobbit Dwarves

Sir Ian McKellen fantasised about the dwarves on 'The Hobbit' set.The 73-year-old actor found himself lost in erotic dreams about the band of 13 mischievous warriors - who accompany his character Gandalf The Grey on...

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...

Andy Serkis Helped Peter Jackson Direct The Hobbit

Actor Andy Serkis not only played the role of Gollum in Peter Jackson's upcoming The Hobbit trilogy, he also directed a handful of action scenes.The British star is set to make his filmmaking debut in...

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,...

Martin Freeman Had Never Read The Hobbit

Martin Freeman was never a fan of 'The Hobbit'.The 41-year-old actor - who stars as Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson's new trilogy 'The Hobbit' - admitted he never read JRR Tolkien's prequel or 'Lord of...

Richard Armitage Feared His Height Would Cost Him The Hobbit Role

Lanky British actor Richard Armitage refused to unpack his bags for three weeks after flying out to New Zealand to play a dwarf in The Hobbit - because he was convinced Peter Jackson would fire...

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...

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