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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

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  • 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...
  • Review: In 'Pacific Rim,' Del Toro makes magic with monsters

    Guillermo del Toro is more than a filmmaker, he's a fantasy visionary with an outsized imagination and a fanatical specificity, a creator of out-of-this world universes carefully conceived down to the smallest detail. His particular gifts and passions are...
  • Chinese box office surges 36% in first half of year

    Chinese box office surges 36% in first half of year
    BEIJING -- Strong showings by domestic films drove China's box office in the first half of 2013 to $1.79 billion, up 36% year on year, official statistics released Wednesday showed. Domestic films accounted for 62% of ticket sales, the State...
  • 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...
  • Where is the box office magic of 'Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas'?

    Where is the box office magic of 'Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas'?
    Box office observers have long credited Tyler Perry's "Madea" franchise with at least one thing: reliability.  As surely as Christmas comes once a year, a movie with Perry directing himself in drag as the volatile matriarch Mabel "Madea" Simmons is...
  • 'Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug': Did it pursue the best strategy?

    Almost as intriguing as the goings-on in Middle Earth has been the drama surrounding the “Hobbit" franchise itself. There was the fact that star director Guillermo del Toro walked off after a year of work. There’s been a long-running lawsuit....
  • ‘Iron Man,’ ‘Star Trek,’ ‘Man of Steel’: 13 must-see movies in 2013

     
    With “The Avengers,” “The Dark Knight Rises,” “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” and more sci-fi and fantasy films, 2012 was ......
  • 2012 in review: 10 movies to see — or see again

     
    For fans of fantastic entertainment, it was a bountiful year at the box office. The highest-grossing movies of 2012 starred ......
  • Oscars 2013: ‘Hobbit,’ ‘Skyfall’ nab noms, no ‘Dark Knight Rises’

     
    The 85th Academy Award nominations managed to offer some surprises Thursday morning — industry pundits were buzzing about the omission ......