The Hobbit: From Middle Earth to Comic-Con

The Hobbit just finished shooting in New Zealand after 266 grueling days and Peter Jackson is no doubt frenetically hustling to get the film ready for its long-awaited December 14 release date. 



Peter Jackson's Hobbit wraps up



It's been over ten years since the first Lord of the Rings trilogy hit theaters, and Peter Jackson is finally making his return to Middle Earth on December 14, 2012 with the first installment of The Hobbit.



There and Back Again: The Hobbit at 48FPS

It's certainly rather difficult to believe that any new technology would actually be more controversial than the current 3D revival, which certainly has plenty of friends and foes alike. 



The cost of The Hobbit at 48 frames a second

Footage of Peter Jackson’s adaptation of JRR Tolkien’s The Hobbit was recently shown at 48 frames per second instead of the standard 24.

The Hobbit journeys to Comic-Con



The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey hits theaters on December 14, 2012 - but not before a reported three-hour stopover at Comic-Con 2012 in San Diego this July.



Guillermo Del Toro to remake Pinocchio in 3D

As you regular readers probably know by now, we like Guillermo del Toro a great deal, and are always curious as to what he's up to. 



Please, stop whining about The Hobbit

So The Hobbit hasn't even hit theaters yet and already there is endless whining about how Peter Jackson is ruining the LOTR franchise because he showed clips of the film at 48 frames per second instead of 24.

Total Recall a hit at Cinemacon

The CinemaCon convention kicked off this past week in Las Vegas, with the major studios coming out in full force and pushing their upcoming movies.


The Hobbit disappoints at CinemaCon!?

This week CinemaCon was held in Las Vegas at Caesars Palace, with practically every big, upcoming genre movie making an appearance.

New footage from The Hobbit ready to screen

The most anticipated genre movie right now is probably The Avengers, which will undoubtedly be a huge success when it hits theaters on May 4.

On World War Z and Mutant Ninja Turtles

It’s funny that these two stories hit the ‘Net together, but the release date of the zombie epic World War Z is being moved to next year, while The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are being resurrected. 


JRR Tolkien told the Nazis to kiss off

Everyone knows J.R.R. Tolkien was one of the greatest authors of the 20th century. But that apparently wasn't enough for the denizens of Hitler's Third Reich.



The Hobbit gets updated

As we all know, geek icon Peter Jackson is currently shooting The Hobbit, which will be divided in two parts, with the first episode being released this December. 



Dain Ironfoot joins The Hobbit cast

When Peter Jackson finally released The Hobbit’s long-awaited trailer, most of us were certain all relevant casting positions had been filled. 



New images released for LEGO Lord of the Rings

LEGO recently released a number of new images for its upcoming line of Lord of the Rings toys. First, an image of the entire fellowship of the ring mini-figure set.

More dispatches from Middle Earth

"Gollum's never really gone too far away from me because he's indelibly printed into my DNA. What was weird is going back and playing a character..."

From The Hobbit to West of Memphis

On the weekend of January 20th, the big story in Hollywood is always the Sundance Film Festival, where producers, agents and studios race to pick up the next hot movie sensation before anyone else. 



Spielberg talks Robopocalypse

Steven Spielberg has been quite busy lately and one really can't help but wonder how he finds the time for all of his projects.

Plot details revealed for The Hobbit

We’ve already heard that Peter Jackson plans on making a solid connection between his Hobbit movies and the Lord of the Rings films, but he wasn’t letting on just how.

Christopher Lee (Saruman) is still going strong


When Christopher Lee first appeared in The Horror of Dracula, he definitely made a strong impression.