Posts Tagged ‘Peter Jackson’

The Hobbit 2: Trailer & Production Video

— by ADAM POYNTER — We previously posted the full hour-long video of the Nov. 4 global fan event for “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” but if you prefer to skip the Q&A portion, you can watch just the new video diary or the all new trailer below separately, along with my[...]

The Hobbit 2: Fan Event Video

— by ADAM POYNTER — On Nov. 4, Warner Bros., MGM and New Line held a global fan event for “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” to celebrate the movie’s upcoming Dec. 13 release. Taking place in four cities around the world – Los Angeles, New York, London and Wellington, [...]

First Hobbit Film Smashes Box Office Records

“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” soared to the top of the global box office in a record-breaking opening, dominating the weekend with an estimated $84.775 million domestically and $138.2 million internationally, for a worldwide estimated total of $223 million, including a record-break[...]

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey: Six Clips

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — I saw “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” earlier this week in 48 frames-per-second IMAX 3D. No, I didn’t get dizzy or sick or nauseous; instead I was impressed. This is one of the best movies of the year, and it will be remembered a long time from now. Persona[...]

Review: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

— by ADAM DALE — Almost 10 years after the final film in the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy opened in theaters, we are being taken back to Middle Earth in a George Lucas/“Star Wars” way of storytelling by the man who started it all, Peter Jackson. Overcoming many hurdles along the w[...]

The Hobbit Soundtrack Due Dec. 11

WaterTower Music has announced the release of “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Original Motion Picture Soundtrack” at all retailers on Dec. 11. The soundtrack will be available both digitally and as a 2 CD set. A Special Edition of the soundtrack, featuring six exclusive bonus tracks, seven ex[...]

Trailer: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

— by ADAM POYNTER — To say the world has been eagerly awaiting a new trailer for Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” would be an understatement. While the first trailer debuted online nearly an entire year before the film’s release date, anticipation has been rais[...]

New Hobbit Trailer to Arrive Sept. 19

Warner Bros. Pictures, New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) are joining the worldwide celebration of Tolkien Week with the debut of the highly anticipated theatrical trailer for “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” on Sept. 19. The first in a trilogy of films adapting the endurin[...]

Final Hobbit Movie Gets Release Date

Warner Bros Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures jointly announced that the final film in Peter Jackson’s trilogy adaptation of the enduringly popular masterpiece “The Hobbit” by J.R.R. Tolkien — now titled “The Hobbit: There and Back Again” — will be released [...]

Peter Jackson Confirms Hobbit Trilogy

— by ADAM POYNTER — Pre-production of Peter Jackson’s “Lord of the Rings” prequels — based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Hobbit” — has been ongoing for years, due to many unforeseen reasons. Principal photography didn’t begin until March 21, 2011, and it ran through [...]

The Hobbit: Two Posters

— by ALEXA MILAN — It’s been more than a decade since director Peter Jackson’s acclaimed adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Lord of the Rings” first hit the screen with “The Fellowship of the Ring.” Fans have been waiting eagerly through years o[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’

— by ALEXA MILAN — It’s difficult to believe “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring” was released more than a decade ago now; 10 years since we were first introduced to director Peter Jackson’s vision of J.R.R. Tolkien’s rich fantasy world. And a[...]

A Trio of Images from the Set of ‘The Hobbit’

— by JESSICA MORALES — Entertainment Weekly has released three preview images straight from the set of “The Hobbit.” In the first image, we see Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins. He is intently studying a contract, while in the background we see some dwarves intently studying h[...]

Titles and Release Dates for ‘The Hobbit’ Movies Revealed

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — This just in! In an announcement issued by Warner Bros. Today, the movie studio revealed release dates and titles for Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit,” which will be split into two movies. The first installment, named “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” w[...]