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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

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  • Film academy adds 276 new members; increase in minorities, women

    Film academy adds 276 new members; increase in minorities, women
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 276 new members into the organization on Friday -- 100 more than were included in the 2012 invitees -- including a large number of minorities and women, such as Rosario Dawson, Lucy Liu, Sandra Oh,...
  • 'Texas Chainsaw 3D' to get nicked by 'Hobbit' at the box office

    There won't be much buzz at the box office on the first weekend of the new year, as only one new movie -- "Texas Chainsaw 3D" -- hits theaters nationwide. The horror flick starring the serial killer made famous in 1974's "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" is...
  • 'Texas Chainsaw 3D' is strong No. 1; 'Promised Land' disappoints

    'Texas Chainsaw 3D' is strong No. 1; 'Promised Land' disappoints
    "Texas Chainsaw 3D" easily sliced through the competition at the box office this weekend — not that its rivals were particularly threatening. As the only new film to hit theaters nationwide, the reboot of the 1974 horror flick only had to...
  • British Academy of Film and Television Awards complete nomination list

    British Academy of Film and Television Awards complete nomination list
    Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln"  earned 10 nominations for the EE British Academy Film Awards early -- including best film, actor for Daniel Day-Lewis, supporting actor for Tommy Lee Jones and supporting actress for Sally Field -- while Tom Hooper's musical ...
  • When movies feel like TV

    When movies feel like TV
    Last month after a screening, even as the lights came up in the theater, I could feel "Zero Dark Thirty" fading, its images and impact already softening in my head. No, no, wait: not fading — mingling. If our cultural experiences rub shoulders at...
  • Movie Guide for TownMall in Carroll County, Jan. 13, 2012

    now playing "Django Unchained" (R). A slave turned bounty hunter sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner. With Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz and Leonardo DiCaprio. TownMall Cinemas (12:50, 4:20, 7:50 p.m.) "Gangster Squad"...
  • Toys and gadgets any local would love

    Toys and gadgets any local would love
    Forget fiscal cliffs, family get-togethers and falling outdoor temperatures. You should be thinking about finishing your holiday shopping right about now. You're in luck. Here is a can't-miss South Florida holiday gift guide featuring some of the...
  • For the record

    For the record
    Priest abuse files: An article in the Dec. 8 Section A about the upcoming release of the personnel files of priests in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles accused of sexually abusing children referred to Roger M. Mahony as a former cardinal. He stepped down as...
  • Digitally pumped-up 'Hobbit' is a so-so trip ★★ 1/2

    Digitally pumped-up 'Hobbit' is a so-so trip ★★ 1/2
    "The Hobbit," the first of three movies to be yanked out of J.R.R. Tolkien's single novel, comes from Mister Middle-earth: Peter Jackson, who thrilled Tolkien fans worldwide with his lavish screen version of the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy....
  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is a splendid passport to Middle-earth

    The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is a splendid passport to Middle-earth
    The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is appropriately named. I have seen The Lord of the Rings film trilogy and enjoyed it but this was the prequel I was personally waiting to see come to fruition. Peter Jackson’s fast-paced cinematography is a...
  • Best movies of 2012: 'Pi,' 'Master,' 'Moonrise Kingdom' make cut

    It's as if this year filmmakers remembered why God made movies. In a world of nonstop data where most of the static is gossip in 140 soul-destroying words or less, cinema has had a transcendent 12 months — a visual renaissance that has burned past...