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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

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  • Google Maps, Golden Globes, the 12-12-12 Concert are rocking the trends today

    Google Maps, Golden Globes, the 12-12-12 Concert are rocking the trends today
    Christmas may actually be 11 days away but nerds are getting their gifts early today. Last night, Google released their popular (and relatively danger-free) Google Maps app on the Apple App Store. The wonky and much ridiculed Apple version is still...
  • 'The Hobbit' is one film to rule them all at box office

    'The Hobbit' is one film to rule them all at box office
    "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" stands to collect more gold at the box office this weekend than the dragon Smaug is hoarding inside the Lonely Mountain. Peter Jackson's 3-D prequel to "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy should open to between $120...
  • Hobbit movie splits critics' reviews

     Hobbit movie splits critics' reviews
    The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, has split the critics, creating a gulf as vast as the one separating Bilbo Baggins and Gollum. Such criticism could be expected from a movie that kicks off a trilogy -- yet is drawn from a novel that ran all of about 330...
  • Film review: 'The Hobbit' journeys into a lesson on frame rates

    Film review: 'The Hobbit' journeys into a lesson on frame rates
    In the Shire, a Hobbit-populated region of Middle Earth, Mr. Bilbo Baggins (Ian Holm) is setting down — for the sake of his nephew Frodo (Elijah Wood) — a true account of his life's great adventure. Forty years earlier, a tall wizard named...
  • Movie Guide for TownMall in Carroll County, Dec. 16, 2012

    now playing "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" (PG-13). Bilbo Baggins begins a journey to reclaim a stolen treasure. With Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage. TownMall Cinemas (11:00 a.m., 12:00*, 3:00, 3:30, 4:00*, 7:00, 7:30*, 8:00*, 10:50...
  • 'The Hobbit' breaks December record with $84.8-million debut

    "The Hobbit" went on a bit of an unexpected journey at the box office this weekend, as the film came in well below industry expectations. Heading into the weekend, pre-release audience polling suggested that the first installment in Peter Jackson's...
  • Commentary: I was at the movies when shots rang out

    I wasn't planning on seeing a movie that day. My job was to shuttle my 13-year-old to and from a birthday party. The birthday girl was treating her friends and a few parents to see "The Hobbit." My 10-year-old, who is a tad young for an intense movie like...
  • Reel Critics: Too much expected in 'Hobbit'

    Reel Critics: Too much expected in 'Hobbit'
    Director Peter Jackson has cinematic ownership of J.R.R. Tolkien's legendary fantasy novels. His epic treatment of the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy led to box office success that allows him to do whatever he wants in the prequel, "The Hobbit: An Unexpected...
  • 'Hobbit' rules again as Cruise, Apatow, Streisand post soft debuts

    It was a ho-ho-ho-hum weekend at the box office, as five new releases failed to draw moviegoers to the multiplex in droves. "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" was the No. 1 film for the second consecutive weekend, collecting an additional $36.7...
  • Universal has something to sing about as 'Les Miserables' soars

    "Les Misérables" could reach a crescendo this weekend as Tom Hooper's adaptation of the classic Broadway musical has a strong chance of claiming No. 1 at the box office. The star-studded film, which hit theaters Christmas Day, has been doing excellent...
  • From page to screen: A lively discussion

    From page to screen: A lively discussion
    December's Printers Row Book of the Month was also the top weekend box office draw in mid-December: J.R.R. Tolkien's jaunty adventure "The Hobbit," now in the form of a two-hour-plus 3-D action movie, thanks to New Zealand director Peter Jackson. For...