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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

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  • '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

    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....
  • 'Hobbit' sequel 'Smaug' takes off with $8.8 million Thursday night

    It looks like the air was thick with "Smaug" on Thursday night as the second part of director Peter Jackson's "Hobbit" trilogy rolled into theaters.  "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug," a production of New Line Cinema, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and ...
  • Box office: 'Hobbit' sequel stands tall

    Box office: 'Hobbit' sequel stands tall
    To no one's surprise, Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" laid waste to the competition at the box office on Friday, earning an estimated $31 million. Starring Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins and Ian McKellen as the wizard Gandalf, the...
  • 'No One Lives': Horror film with a twist can't keep its secrets ★ 1/2

    'No One Lives': Horror film with a twist can't keep its secrets ★ 1/2
    In a remote roadhouse on a rural back road, the young couple (played by Laura Ramsey and Luke Evans), towing all their worldly possessions in a trailer for their cross-country move, are just settling in for dinner when the thugs arrive. And they're...
  • 'Gravity' explores new sound frontier with Dolby Atmos

    'Gravity' explores new sound frontier with Dolby Atmos
    "Gravity," the deep space thriller starring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock, is getting the Dolby Atmos treatment. The Warner Bros. movie will be the first at the AMC Lincoln Square in New York to be filmed in the next generation sound format, known...
  • 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...
  • TV This Week: October 6 - 12: 'Arrow' on KTLA

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 6 - 12, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SUNDAY A high school bully learns the value...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'The Hobbit'

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 13 - 19, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Cedar Cove It's Christmas, and while...
  • More drama at Miramax. Is 'The Hobbit' cause of 'Butler' fight?

    More drama at Miramax. Is 'The Hobbit' cause of 'Butler' fight?
    After the coffee. Before deciding whether to run for office in New York. The Skinny: I'm pretty sure I have fewer skeletons in my closet than either Anthony Weiner or Eliot Spitzer so maybe I should throw my hat in the ring to be the next Manhattan...