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  • ‘The Hobbit’ stars cameo in new Air New Zealand safety video

     
    A new safety video from Air New Zealand once again features a host of stars from “The Hobbit” films, including […]...
  • Director Alexandre Aja on Conquering Fear Through Horror Movies

    After breaking out as a member of the Splat Pack of horror directors with "High Tension" and "The Hills Have Eyes" remake, French filmmaker Alexandre Aja is branching out with "Horns," starring Daniel Radcliffe, the upcoming actioner "The Pyramid," and...
  • Producers Take on Challenge of Rebooting Toon Classic 'Thunderbirds'

    Adapting half-century-old TV animation for today's tastes can be tricky, but the makers of the "Thunderbirds" remake may have just pulled it off. The idea began 12 years ago when New Zealander Richard Taylor, a visual effects, makeup and costumes wizard,...
  • ‘Hobbit': Peter Jackson promises thrilling finale with ‘Five Armies’

     
    Judging strictly from the title, it might seem safe to assume that “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,” […]...
  • Watch: Final Trailer for 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies'

    New Line and MGM have released the final trailer for "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies," six weeks before its Dec. 17 opening. The trailer promises wall-to-wall action -- burning cities, torrents of arrows, multiple armies being assembled and...
  • AFM: 'Liz en Septiembre' Looks for International Business

    Venezuelan drama "Liz en Septiembre" is to get international release via Los Angeles-based Cinema Management Group. Directed by Fina Torres ("Oriana," "Woman on Top," "From Prada to Nada"), the film is the story of a fiercely independent gay woman who is...
  • ‘Hobbit: Five Armies’ trailer teases deadly battle, Thorin’s downfall

     
    A new trailer for “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” offers a glimpse of the fracturing relationship between […]...
  • A sneak peek at new movies during the holidays

    NOV. 5 Interstellar As mankind's time on Earth comes to an end, astronauts travel through a wormhole in search of a new home for humanity. With Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain and Michael Caine. Written by Jonathan Nolan and...
  • Best picture Oscar contenders often break the genre film barrier

    There is a long-running misconception that members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences love only underdog biopics, literary adaptations and anything in which Meryl Streep speaks with an accent. But if you look at the list of the 500-plus...
  • Weta Workshop: Wellington's Eclectic, Equal-Rights Designers

    Weta Workshop is the oldest of Peter Jackson's five companies, and the hardest to define. And that's the way they like it. Richard Taylor, who runs Weta Workshop with his wife, Tania Rodger, believes in creative diversity. He has won Oscars in three...
  • Dylan McDermott, Andrew Jenks Give Student Filmmakers a Chance

    "If you have one person in your life to believe in you, you can do anything," Dylan McDermott tells us in between takes on the set of his new CBS show, "Stalker." For Andrew Jenks, the founder of the Varsity Brands All American High School Film Festival,...