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  • Alf, Atari, Rubik's Cube Star in Delta's Newest In-flight Safety Video

    Delta Airlines has gone back in time with its latest in-flight safety video, continuing the trend of carriers looking to entertain, while educate their passengers. The short features icons Alf, Atari, Teddy Ruxpin and Rubik's Cube, and makes enough...
  • Visual Effects: All for One, or One for All?

    The five Oscar nominees for 2013 display a consistent level of polish that vfx pros could only dream about just a few years ago. Yet they represent radically different ideas about how to get a big vfx picture done. Some are throwbacks to the era when a...
  • Memo to Universal's Donna Langley: Avoid Sympathetic Characters

    MEMO: TO DONNA LANGLEY In keeping with this column's tradition of dispensing advice to people who haven't asked for it, I am offering herewith some ideas for you to ponder as you embark on your expanded responsibilities at Universal. Think of them as a...
  • 'The Hobbit's' Joe Letteri is in a world of his own visual effects

     'The Hobbit's' Joe Letteri is in a world of his own visual effects
    Early in his career, senior visual effects supervisor Joe Letteri blew up a planet for 1991's "Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country." The four-time Oscar winner has since made up for that wanton destruction by creating worlds as well, most recently...
  • Legend3D to Open Production Hub in Hollywood

    3D conversion company Legend3D has started construction on a new production hub in Hollywood. Legend3d hopes the L.A. hub, scheduled to open in March, will be a "one-stop shop" for finishing movies. The new facility, at 1017 Cole Avenue, will include a...
  • 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' Leads Empire Awards Contest

    LONDON -- "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" leads the contest for the Jameson Empire Awards, which are voted for by readers of Empire magazine. The pic had seven nominations, followed by "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" with five. The shortlist...
  • ‘Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ arrives on Blu-ray, DVD April 8

     
    “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” reigned at the box office during the holidays, earning more than $860 million worldwide […]...
  • Watch: New 'Hobbit' trailer debuts [Video]

    Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" enjoyed one of the more anomalous releases in 2012. Despite the fact that many critics gave Jackson's adaptation of the J.R.R. Tolkien classic poor marks, the first of three "Hobbit" films was a global...
  • New life for 'Sherlock' and Benedict Cumberbatch

    Hang on to your deerstalker cap: Sherlock Holmes is not dead. This news may come as a shock to some, not least to John Watson, the doctor played by Martin Freeman in "Sherlock," the BBC's contemporary adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous...
  • James Cameron Making Next 3 'Avatar' Movies in New Zealand

    James Cameron will make his next three "Avatar" films for 20th Century Fox in New Zealand. Cameron said he expects the films to be released on the previously announced dates of December, 2016, December, 2017, and December, 2018. The filmmaker made the...
  • 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' is king of the box office

    'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' is king of the box office
    Movie theaters breathed fire this weekend as “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” struck box-office gold. The Peter Jackson-directed sequel to last year’s “The Hobbit: An Unexpected journey,” raked in a studio-estimated $73....