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  • Movie award predictions in animated feature and craft categories

    Movie award predictions in animated feature and craft categories
    A handful of movies — "The Great Gatsby," "Gravity" and "12 Years a Slave" — are poised to dominate the craft categories, while Disney's "Frozen" seems like the front-runner set to win animated feature and original song. Here's how the races...
  • 'Avatar' stars Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana back for three sequels

    James Cameron will make his return trip to Pandora with some familiar faces, as "Avatar" stars Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana have signed on for three sequels, studio Fox announced Tuesday. Though Cameron presumably could have taken the franchise in...
  • 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...
  • Holiday-season movie releases

    WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6 A Case of You A young writer smitten with the barista at his local coffee shop scours her Facebook profile for intel and tries to transform himself into her dream guy. With Justin Long and Evan Rachel Wood. Written by Long....
  • Exclusive: 'Tolkien' biopic will look at origins of 'Hobbit,' 'LOTR'

    With Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” set to hit theaters, the work of J.R.R. Tolkien is again about to satisfy millions of moviegoers. But what about the man who created it? Tolkien led a complicated and...
  • 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...
  • Reel China: 'Smaug' smokes box office; Oscar films in short supply

    BEIJING -- Smog seems to have helped Smaug at the Chinese box office this last weekend. "The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug," raked in about $33.7 million from Friday to Sunday, consulting firm Artisan Gateway said Tuesday, putting it in first place....
  • '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....
  • Why the 'Catching Fire' Movie Is Better than Suzanne Collins' Novel

    (SPOILER ALERT: This piece reveals key plot details from "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.") More than once over the past several years, during the steady diet of teenage wizards and emo vampires that we have come to call moviegoing, I've felt...
  • WikiLeaks Documentary 'We Steal Secrets' Scores Producers Guild Nomination

    Alex Gibney's "We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks" has received a documentary nomination from the Producers Guild of America. Other nominations went to "A Place at the Table," "Far Out Isn't Enough: the Tomi Ungerer Story," "Life According to Sam"...