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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

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  • Datebook

    Sunday, Aug. 17 Sunday concert The Starvation Army Band performs at Columbia's lakefront in a free concert at 6:30 p.m. Bring blankets and enjoy live music outdoors. Monday, Aug. 18 On the big screen "Rio 2" (G) will be shown at 8:30 p.m. at the...
  • Andy Serkis' 'Jungle Book: Origins' Set for October 2016, A Year After Disney's 'Jungle Book'

    Warner Bros. has dated its live-action version of "Jungle Book: Origins" for Oct. 21, 2016 -- a year and a week after Disney's rival project opens. Serkis will also produce with "Harry Potter" scribe Steve Kloves and with Jonathan Cavendish, Serkis'...
  • ‘Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies’ trailer brings war to Middle-earth

     
    The first official teaser trailer has arrived for “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,” the film that will […]...
  • ‘Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor’ creators mine Tolkien lore for game

     
    Last month, filmmaker and J.R.R. Tolkien ambassador Peter Jackson made his final appearance at San Diego's Comic-Con International to promote […]...
  • Andy Serkis: Beneath the digital makeup, a box-office powerhouse

    Andy Serkis: Beneath the digital makeup, a box-office powerhouse
    Andy Serkis may be the only top-billed star in a summer blockbuster whom you wouldn't recognize if you passed him on the street. A master of motion capture, Serkis has made his name breathing life into digitally rendered characters such as Gollum,...
  • A twisted family reunion in 'August: Osage County'

     A twisted family reunion in 'August: Osage County'
    August: Osage County Starz/Anchor Bay, $29.98; Blu-ray, $39.99 Available on VOD beginning April 8 Tracy Letts has now had three of his plays adapted into films. Director William Friedkin made the bizarre "Bug" and "Killer Joe" into something as...
  • 'Skyfall,' 'Hobbit' Films Boost MGM Earnings, Revenues

    MGM Holdings has reported a 97% jump in 2013 earnings and an 11% gain in revenues, thanks to "Skyfall," its two "Hobbit" films, "Vikings" and "Teen Wolf." The privately held studio announced earnings last year of $122 million, nearly double the $62...
  • MGM posts net income of $12 million in fourth quarter, down 70%

    MGM Holdings Inc., the parent of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., posted fourth-quarter net income of $12.2 million, down 70% from a year earlier, when MGM had net income of $40.2 million and benefited from the release of the blockbusters "Skyfall" and "The...
  • Neil Finn strives for new sensations in 'Dizzy Heights'

     Neil Finn strives for new sensations in 'Dizzy Heights'
    A lyric from the title track from New Zealand rocker Neil Finn's new solo album, "Dizzy Heights," crystallizes much of what the erstwhile member of Crowded House, Split Enz and the Finn Brothers is up to on his latest work. "Help me make up a new sound,...
  • Disney Pacts With Spain's Atresmedia Television

    Re-upping on a stable relationship. Disney Spain has inked a multi-year movie volume deal with Atresmedia Television, one of Spain's two biggest broadcast network groups. Titles in the pact are "The Avengers, "The Lone Ranger," "Thor: The Dark World,"...
  • 'The Hobbit' Knocks 'Frozen' Off Top of Home Video Sales Chart

    Warner Bros.' "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" shot to the top of both national home video sales charts for the week ended April 13, ending a three-week stay at the top for Walt Disney's "Frozen." "Frozen" slipped to No. 2 on both the Nielsen...