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  • 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....
  • October Awards Buzz: What's on Top and What's Not

    Awards-watchers were positively drunk with excitement during the Venice-Telluride-Toronto fests, but a month later, everybody has started to sober up as additional contenders are being screened. Entering the conversation in a big way are Warner Bros.'...
  • 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,...
  • New Zealand Film Boss Leaves on Upbeat Note

    Seasoned film executive Graeme Mason had a tricky moment in 2010 near the beginning of his tenure as chief executive of the New Zealand Film Commission. An 87-page report written by Peter Jackson and film academic David Court characterized the regulatory...
  • Oscar Race: Are Handicappers Too Bullish on Scorsese's 'Wall Street'?

    I worry about overpopulation, I worry about recent industry layoffs and I worry that it's only 50-some days until Christmas. But today, my top concern is "The Wolf of Wall Street," since Paramount confirmed it will indeed open Dec. 25. I'm not worried...
  • ‘Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug’: Peter Jackson plans fan celebration

     
    “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” director Peter Jackson has announced plans to preview footage from the new film at […]...
  • 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....
  • Holiday gift guide: ‘The Hobbit,’ ‘Doctor Who,’ ‘Sherlock’ and more

     
    Stressing out about a last-minute gift idea for the Trekkie, Time Lord or Jedi Padawan in your life? Look no […]...