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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

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  • 'Despicable Me 2' and 'Fast & Furious 6' are again the top DVD titles

    'Despicable Me 2' and 'Fast & Furious 6' are again the top DVD titles
    Sequels "Despicable Me 2" and "Fast & Furious 6" were again the two bestselling DVD and Blu-ray titles for the week that ended Jan. 4, according to Rentrak.  That marks the fourth straight week the animated comedy and the high-octane thriller have...
  • 'Monsters University' holds top spot on DVD sales chart

    'Monsters University' holds top spot on DVD sales chart
    Neither White House invaders nor a team of aging comedians could expel "Monsters University" from the top of Rentrak's DVD sales chart. The prequel to Pixar's hit computer-animated family film "Monsters, Inc." was the top-selling DVD and Blu-ray title...
  • 'Man of Steel' soars to top of DVD sales chart, ahead of 'Turbo'

    'Man of Steel' soars to top of DVD sales chart, ahead of 'Turbo'
    Warner Bros.' Superman movie "Man of Steel" flew high in its first week of release in the home entertainment market, landing as the top-selling DVD and Blu-ray title. Directed by Zack Snyder and starring Henry Cavill as Clark Kent, the film made $291...
  • Disney's 'Planes' takes flight as best-selling DVD and Blu-ray title

    Disney's 'Planes' takes flight as best-selling DVD and Blu-ray title
    Disney's 3-D animated summer movie "Planes" appears to have some lift as a home entertainment title, soaring to the top of Rentrak's DVD and Blu-ray sales chart in its first week in release. Featuring the voice of comedian Dane Cook, the "Cars"...
  • Air New Zealand takes off with a 'Hobbit' themed 777

    Air New Zealand takes off with a 'Hobbit' themed 777
     Air New Zealand hopes to get some tail winds from the next installment of "The Hobbit." In a not-so-subtle marketing campaign tied to the movie, the self-described "airline of Middle-earth," has emblazoned a Boeing 777-300 aircraft with a 177 foot-long...
  • 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' review: Far trek into darkness

    'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' review: Far trek into darkness
    *** (out of four) Going into the roughly 153-minute “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” my questions were, “Is it painfully slow like ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’?“ and “Wasn’t Smaug already, uh,...
  • Movie moguls do battle over 'The Hobbit's' golden hoard

    Movie moguls do battle over 'The Hobbit's' golden hoard
    “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” opens Friday with little doubt it will bring Warner Bros. a hoard of gold, just as the first movie in the series did and as the final installment of the trilogy is bound to do when it is released a year...
  • Review: Lively 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' has welcome ring

    Review: Lively 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' has welcome ring
    The Hobbit lives … In the wake of "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," last year's dreary, dense, disappointing slough through Middle-earth, "The Desolation of Smaug" comes as a relief. Peter Jackson's newest installment of the Tolkien trilogy is...
  • 'Hobbit' sequel 'Desolation of Smaug' to take box office gold

    'Hobbit' sequel 'Desolation of Smaug' to take box office gold
    A J.R.R. Tolkien dragon will torch the competition as "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" slithers into theaters this weekend. The 3-D "Hobbit" sequel, starring Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins and Ian McKellen as the wizard Gandalf, is expected to...
  • Weinsteins in second legal fight with Warner Bros. this year

    Weinsteins in second legal fight with Warner Bros. this year
    For the second time this year, the brothers Weinstein are in a legal dispute with the brothers Warner.  Harvey and Bob Weinstein and Miramax, the studio they founded and later sold, have sued Warner Bros., saying they are entitled to a share of the...
  • 'Desolation of Smaug' reinvigorates 'Hobbit' trilogy, critics say

    Last year, "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" had film critics wagging their fingers over Peter Jackson and company's decision to stretch J.R.R. Tolkien's slim children's novel "The Hobbit" into a movie trilogy, one that got off to a plodding start....