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  • James Cameron to make three 'Avatar' sequels

    James Cameron to make three 'Avatar' sequels
    James Cameron’s “Avatar” project just got even bigger — so large that Cameron is no longer going it alone. The director and 20th Century Fox announced Thursday that they are now making three, not two, sequels to Cameron’s...
  • ‘Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ extended edition adds 13 minutes

     
    If 169 minutes of dwarfs, goblins, trolls and orcs in “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” weren't enough for you, the […]...
  • 'Mud' starring Matthew McConaughey is pleasing

    Mud Lionsgate, $19.98; Blu-ray, $24.99 Available on VOD beginning Aug. 6 One of the best pieces of news of this movie year has been the quiet box office success of writer-director Jeff Nichols' coming-of-age drama, starring Matthew McConaughey as...
  • ‘Elysium’ director Neill Blomkamp on political sci-fi: Society gets to me

     
    In the future-set utopia that Neill Blomkamp dreamed up for “Elysium,” the lawns are manicured and lush, the women are […]...
  • 'The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug' Tops $500 Million Worldwide

    Fueled by foreign fans, "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" has crossed the $500 million mark in worldwide grosses. "Smaug," co-produced by New Line and MGM, hit the milestone in two weeks after its day-and-date launch in nearly all markets. Peter...
  • Box Office: 'The Hobbit' Poised to Win Final Weekend of the Year

    Bilbo Baggins is heading for more U.S. box office glory on the final weekend of 2013 as "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" is projected to score a three-peat, the third of the year. Friday's forecasts placed "Desolation of Smaug" with a domestic...
  • 'The Pianist' Composer Wojciech Kilar Dies at 81

    Wojciech Kilar, a Polish pianist and composer of classical music and scores for many films, including Roman Polanski's Oscar-winning "The Pianist" and Francis Ford Coppola's "Bram Stoker's Dracula," died Sunday. He was 81. The composer died in his...
  • '47 Ronin': The Inside Story of Universal's Samurai Disaster

    "47 Ronin," an old Japanese fable about a group of rogue samurai, ends in a horrible bloodbath. It's a fitting conclusion for a big-budget adaptation that has left Universal deeply in the red, having suffered one of the costliest box office flops of 2013....
  • Disney releases full-length trailer for 'Maleficent'

    Disney releases full-length trailer for 'Maleficent'
    For Disney fans watching the Grammy Awards on Sunday, they got an extra treat as the first full-length trailer for Walt Disney Pictures' "Maleficent" premiered during the telecast. The movie starring Angelina Jolie in the titular role of the evil...
  • Oscars: Directors Ready to Rebound After Bombs Like 'Battleship'

    According to a Hollywood truism, you're only as good as your last project. So the awards buzz for this year's directors is doubly gratifying: Prizes are nice, but for some of these helmers, the 2013 films are a way to rebound -- or to remind the biz...
  • 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' Advance Tickets Go on Sale Next Week

    The desolation is upon us. Fortunately for Ringers and Tolkienites, it's "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug." Moviegoers can buy advance tickets for the second installment of Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit" trilogy online and in U.S. theaters on Nov. 21,...