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The Hobbit Lands Seven Visual Effects Awards Nominations

Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey looks set to dominate the upcoming Visual Effects Society (Ves) Awards after landing seven nominations.The adventure epic will go up against The Avengers, Battleship, Prometheus and Life of...

Happy Birthday Tolkien, Ebay Sale Draws In A Fortune To Defend Hobbit Pub

If there was ever a time to sell of JRR Tolkien's it's now, because there has never been quite so much interest in the author. While the Lord of the Rings trilogy sold incredibly well,...

The Hobbit Leads U.k. Box Office Into 2013

Peter Jackson's fantasy blockbuster The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey marched into the new year (13) as Britain's top film after shining at the box office on the final weekend of 2012.The Lord of the Rings...

The Hobbit Heads Into 2013 As America's Top Film

Lord Of The Rings prequel The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey will ring in 2013 as America's top film after beating Django Unchained and Les Miserables to number one at the year-end box office.Peter Jackson's fantasy...

The Hobbit Top At The Box Office Once Again

The Hobbit, which wasn’t much of a favorite with critics upon its release, has continued to dominate the box office for the third week straight.The hit prequel to the Lord of the Rings trilogy has...

The Hobbit Scores Boxing Day Record Down Under

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey has shattered holiday records in Australia thanks to a blockbuster 26 December (12) release Down Under.Peter Jackson's fantasy film raked in $6.1 million (Gbp3.8 million) to become the biggest-grossing Boxing...

Peter Jackson: 'Fans Will Get Used To My Pioneering Filmmaking'

Moviemaker Peter Jackson has defended his decision to film The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey at double the normal frame rate, despite reports suggesting the life-like footage is making fans ill.Moviegoers who caught early footage at...

The Hobbit Rules The U.s. Box Office

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey has held on to the top spot at the U.S. box office for the second weekend in a row (21-23Dec12) after raking in $36.7 million (£22.9 million).Peter Jackson's fantasy epic,...

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...

Ian Mckellen Hosted Hobbit Parties During Long Filming

Sir Ian Mckellen became known as "the king of the social scene" while filming The Hobbit movies in New Zealand as he hosted regular gatherings for the cast and crew at his home.The veteran actor,...

The Hobbit Storms U.k. Box Office

Peter Jackson's long-awaited movie The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey has shot to the top of the U.K. box office, taking $18.5 million (£11.6 million) during its first weekend on release.Fans of the mystical adventure had...

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 Sets New Winter Record Atop U.s. Box Office

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey has smashed U.S. box office records to become the biggest December debut in history with a massive $84.8 million (£53 million) gross.The fantasy epic, a prequel to The Lord of...

Martin Freeman's Partner Had Cancer Scare During Hobbit Shoot

Martin Freeman was nursing a secret heartache while shooting The Hobbit movies in New Zealand after learning his partner had found a lump in her breast.The British actor had already embarked on the epic 18-month...

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...

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...

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 –...

Martin Freeman Doesn't Want Marriage To Spoil Longterm Love

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey star Martin Freeman has no plans to wed his actress partner Amanda Abbington as the couple fears marriage will "spoil" their relationship.The actor, who plays Bilbo Baggins in the new...

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...

Hobbit Stars Salute Absent Duchess Of Cambridge At London Premiere

The cast of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey applauded an absent Catherine, Duchess Of Cambridge at the film's London premiere after the pregnant British royal pulled out of the event as she battles severe morning...

Duchess Of Cambridge Pulls Out Of The Hobbit Premiere

Pregnant British royal Catherine, Duchess Of Cambridge has pulled out of an appearance at the London premiere of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey on Wednesday (12Dec12).The Duchess was hospitalised last week (begs03Dec12) suffering from hyperemesis...

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...

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...

Martin Freeman Struggled To Film The Hobbit Covered In Glue And Fake Snot

British actor Martin Freeman struggled to keep his eyes open filming wintry mountain scenes for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey as glue from his wig constantly dripped down his face.The star portrays hobbit protagonist Bilbo...

Sir Ian Mckellen Defends The Hobbit Trilogy Decision

Sir Ian Mckellen has defended filmmaker Peter Jackson's decision to turn J.R.R. Tolkien's novel The Hobbit into a movie trilogy, insisting fans will be delighted to see three installments.The director originally intended to make a...

Peter Jackson Suffered Sleepless Nights Over The Hobbit Casting

Peter Jackson suffered sleepless nights as he battled to land British actor Martin Freeman as the star of The Hobbit films.The moviemaker was determined to cast Freeman as Bilbo Baggins in the Middle Earth epics,...

Martin Freeman Went Hairless To Wear Prosthetic Hobbit Feet

British actor Martin Freeman had to shave his legs for his lead role in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey to avoid the agony of spending hours wearing prosthetic feet onset.The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy...

Peter Jackson Brushes Off Animal Cruelty Protests At The Hobbit Premiere

Director Peter Jackson took another swipe at animal rights campaigners on the day he premiered his first The Hobbit film in New Zealand, insisting he wouldn't let the red carpet protesters "spoil" the event for...

Peter Jackson: 'The Hobbit World Premiere Is Emotional'

Peter Jackson felt overwhelmed at the world premiere of the first installment of The Hobbit movies in New Zealand on Wednesday (28Nov12) as 100,000 fans flocked to the capital of Wellington to support the blockbuster.The...

Thousands Flock To Wellington For The Hobbit New Zealand Premiere

Though there have been misgivings in certain corners of the press about the quality of the forthcoming film The Hobbit, in the country where the trilogy was shot there’s nothing other than feverish anticipation. That...

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