An Extended ‘Hobbit’ Trilogy is Returning to Theaters to Test Your Endurance
Remember the Hobbit movies? Your butt certainly does. Although they weren’t as long as the Lord of the Rings movies, Peter Jackson’s second series of films set in J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-Earth felt much longer. Each film could have stood to lose at least 30 minutes from its runn…
How’d They Do That? A Brief Visual History of Motion-Capture Performance on Film
With 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' now in theaters, marking a high point for this art form, we take a look back at some of the most incredible instances of motion-capture performances, and see how this art form has evolved.
See Stephen Colbert’s Cameo in ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’!
As you're probably aware by now, Stephen Colbert of 'The Colbert Report' (and formerly of 'The Daily Show') is a huge fan of 'The Lord of the Rings' and 'The Hobbit,' so when given the chance to make a cameo in Peter Jackson's latest installment in the franchise, the satirical late night host jumped…
Weekend Box Office Report: ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ Rises to the Top
If it's set in Middle Earth, it's going to open at number one. That's common knowledge. The big question is always how big or how small it's going to open at number one. 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' did open at number one this weekend, but it's a number that's going to feel controversial fo…
‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ Review
There comes a time when we must stop kidding ourselves. These 'Hobbit' films – with 'The Desolation of Smaug' representing the shank of the trilogy – are not real movies. These are exploitation films for Tolkien nuts, for enthusiasts of the original 'Lord of the Rings' movies and for audiences so hu…
‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ Clips Preview Elves, Secrets and Dragon Gold
'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,' Peter Jackson's second installment in the new film trilogy, will soon be upon us. While stars recently flocked to the red carpet at the world premiere, Warner Bros. released new clips we've merely glimpsed in the trailers.
Smaug Graces Air New Zealand’s ‘Hobbit’-Themed Plane
The Air New Zealand team has always taken pride in the fact that Peter Jackson filmed his 'Hobbit' and 'Lord of the Rings' trilogies in their homeland, but they've taken it one step further for 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.' While some of the trailers have refrained from showcasing the evil …
‘The Hobbit 2′ Trailer: Epic Adventures Come in ‘The Desolation of Smaug’
If you're like us, you may have been a little underwhelmed by the first 'Hobbit' movie, but the latest trailer for Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' seems not only action packed, but lacking in any scenes featuring long meals or songs.
‘The Hobbit 2′ Posters: This Fellowship Is Ready for Battle
'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' is now just over a month away, bringing back Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Ian McKellen and that bumbling band of dwarfs to continue their journey to face down the evil dragon Smaug. But who are the new warriors we'll meet along the way? If you still don't k…
‘Amazing Spider-Man 2′ Trailer to Debut in Theaters With ‘The Hobbit’
Want to know when you can be the first to see the 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' trailer? Well, the headline already spoiled it but...you can see it in theaters on December 13 when 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' hits theaters!