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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

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  • 'The Hobbit' beats 'Django,' 'Les Mis' for third No. 1 in a row

    "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" scampered away with the top spot at the multiplex this weekend, beating out a handful of popular Christmas releases to claim No. 1 yet again. For the third consecutive weekend, Peter Jackson's prequel to "The Lord...
  • MGM files for possible IPO

    MGM files for possible IPO
    Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, the 88-year-old Hollywood studio that emerged from bankruptcy in late 2010, has filed for a possible public offering of its stock that would allow the former debt holders that are now its owners to start selling their holdings....
  • The Hobbit: One movie for each 90 pages!

    The Hobbit: One movie for each 90 pages!
    It was annoying enough to purists when Harry Potter and Twilight books were split into two movies -- a blatant attempt to squeeze more money out of rabid fans -- but now we learn that "The Hobbit" is going to be carved into three movies. If you do the...
  • Third Hobbit film from Peter Jackson to open July 18, 2014

    You can now precisely mark your calendars, Hobbit fans. Peter Jackson’s final film in the trilogy will be released July 18, 2014, with the title “The Hobbit: There and Back Again.” Initially, the director had planned two movies based on...
  • Is this Chicago's best bathroom?

    Is this Chicago's best bathroom?
    Dining editor Lisa Arnett may have reviewed the ground-breaking restaurant "Next" and movie reviewer Matt Pais might get RedEye's first look at "The Hobbit," but, dear readers, this reporter lucked into the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit the...
  • 'Oz' No. 1 again; 'The Call' beats out 'Wonderstone' for 2nd place

    Warner Bros. may need to dial 911 after suffering its fifth consecutive box-office disappointment this year. This weekend, the Warner comedy "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone" lost out to the lower-profile "The Call," starring Halle Berry as an emergency...
  • The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey: Interview with Jimmy Nesbitt [EXCLUSIVE]

    The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey: Interview with Jimmy Nesbitt [EXCLUSIVE]
    Today, fans of The Hobbit were able to pick up a copy of Peter Jackson's film adaptation on DVD and Blu-Ray. To commerate the event, Geek To Me was given this exclusive interview with actor Jimmy Nesbitt. If you saw the film, Nesbitt plays Bofur, the...
  • Denny's heads to Middle-earth with 'Hobbit'-inspired menu

    Denny's heads to Middle-earth with 'Hobbit'-inspired menu
    It’s Bilbo Baggins time down at Denny’s, which is rolling out a menu and marketing campaign based on the upcoming film “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.” The 11 new menu items are enough to satisfy the diminutive creatures&...
  • Warner Bros. wants to reinvent the movie-based video game

    Warner Bros. wants to reinvent the movie-based video game
    It's no surprise that Warner Bros. has video games with "Batman" and "Middle Earth" in the titles coming out this year, since "The Dark Knight Rises" and "The Hobbit" are the studio's two biggest remaining movie releases of 2012. What is surprising is...
  • Final 'Twilight' film just shy of opening-weekend franchise record

    In the end, "Breaking Dawn" couldn't generate as much light as "New Moon." The fifth and final "Twilight" film hit theaters this weekend and did incredible business, grossing $141.3 million domestically, according to an estimate from distributor...
  • There and back again

    There and back again
    Our December Book of the Month is a nod to the past and to the screen: J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit." With this selection, we're celebrating a classic book that has remained in print since it was published 75 years ago. A novel of fantasy written for...