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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

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  • With 'Grown Ups 2' poised for strong debut, will 'Pacific Rim' flop?

    Will the kids who turn out for “Despicable Me 2” get the better of the on-screen man-children of “Grown Ups 2”? The two films will battle for No. 1 at the multiplex this weekend, as Guillermo del Toro's 3-D "Pacific Rim" will...
  • Review: 'Blue Jasmine' a bleak but moving gem

    She's come undone. The title of one of my favorite Wally Lamb novels about a woman over the edge kept running through my mind as I watched Woody Allen's new film "Blue Jasmine." There's just no better way to put it. Jasmine, in such a paralyzing state...
  • 'Despicable Me 2,' 'Fast & Furious 6' top DVD sales chart

    The sixth movie in the "Fast & Furious" series burned rubber in the home video market, but it couldn't top the minions of "Despicable Me 2."  The computer animated family comedy, the sequel to 2010's "Despicable Me" featuring the voices of Steve Carell ...
  • 'Despicable Me 2' tops home video sales chart for 2nd week

    'Despicable Me 2' tops home video sales chart for 2nd week
    "Despicable Me 2," Universal Pictures' animated family mega-hit, was the top-selling DVD and Blu-ray title for the second week in a row, holding off new arrivals including "The Lone Ranger," "Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters" and "Elysium." The...
  • 'Despicable Me 2' tops DVD sales chart for third straight week

    The minions have continued their winning streak. For the third week in a row, Universal Pictures' animated sequel "Despicable Me 2" was the best-selling DVD and Blu-ray title, according to Rentrak, while "Fast & Furious 6," also from Universal, was...
  • '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,...