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Hobbit Worldwide Premiere Set for New Zealand

December 14th of this year is the date that many people have circled on their calendars to await the first of the two Hobbit movies to be released to the world.  However, it has also been released that a New Zealand World Premiere is scheduled to take place November 28th at the Embassy Theatre in […]

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Peter Jackson Shoots Down Hobbit Critics

As we reported a few days ago, 10 minutes of never seen Hobbit footage was previewed at CinemaCon in Las Vegas, which resulted in mixed reviews from the participants.  Many indeed thought the preview was just as expected and beautiful, while there were many who were skeptical of the “new” 48 fps look that Jackson […]

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Hobbit Movie Screening Draws Mixed Reviews

Peter Jackson and Warner Brothers released a 10 minute sneak peak of the upcoming “The Hobbit, An Unexpected Journey” film which is due to be released in December of this year.  With the 10 minute sneak preview, Jackson implored theaters to show The Hobbit in its native filmed 48 frames per second (fps) format that […]

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Ian Mckellen and Stephen Fry Save Pub

It seems as though Gandalf is already coming to rescue and The Hobbit movie has not even been released yet!  Hobbit news hit headlines this past week when a small pub in Southampton was threatened by legal action from Saul Zaentz Company for copyright infringement. The pub has been around for years and is a […]

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The Hobbit Production Video Blog #6 Released!

As we promised, here is Peter Jackson’s newest behind the scenes video blog.  This time, Peter Jackson shows us more of some of the beautiful landscapes that have been chosen as Middle Earth.  Additionally, the Dwarves get a lot of screen time in this video blog.  We also hear a lot from Andy Serkis and […]

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Benedict Cumberbatch tells MTV The Hobbit will be “Amazing”

MTV interviewed Benedict Cumberbatch at Elton John’s Oscar party on Sunday. He had plenty to tell about fun times working with “Sherlock” co-star, Martin Freeman. Enjoy, and stay tuned! Get More: Movie Trailers, Movies Blog

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Oscars and The Hobbit

With The Academy Awards taking place this past weekend, we have to speculate what kind of impact The Hobbit movies will have on The Academy. Indeed we saw a big impact with LOTR, as The Return of the King cleaned house with Oscars that year.  Could The Hobbit movies have the same fate? We do […]

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Stephen Fry Bashing New Zealand Internet via Twitter

Stephen Fry, who was recently in Wellington on set for The Hobbit, posted on Twitter about the quality of internet access in New Zealand. His comments have created quite a media stir in the last few days. The tweet read, “Rise up, Kiwis and demand better? You wouldn’t allow crap roads with pot holes and […]

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andy serkis ‘gollum’ up for directing a film of his own

After many outstanding performances on the screen, Andy Serkis will be taking a shot behind the scenes as a director for his own movie. His roles in motion-capture have given him a potential advantage as a director while working alongside legends like Peter Jackson and Steven Speilberg, to name a few. British producer, Sam Tromans […]

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Peter Jackson Takes no Break Shooting Hobbit and Tin Tin sequels

As we said earlier, Peter Jackson stated he was going to film one or two ‘Tintin’ sequels after both Hobbit movies are said and done with. Now its been confirmed by his co-producer, Steven Spielberg,  that Jackson will go straight into directing the untitled ‘Tintin’ sequel. Spielberg stated, “I said, ‘I’ll direct the first one, […]

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