WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Peter Jackson is tweaking the ending of Bilbo Baggins’ journey. The Oscar-winning director says the original title of “The Hobbit” finale, “There and Back Again,” felt misplaced since Baggins arrived […]
AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s national airline unveiled a giant image Monday of the dragon Smaug on one of its planes to celebrate the premiere of the second movie in the Hobbit trilogy. […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” continues to rule them all at the box office, staying on top for a third-straight week with nearly $33 million.
Penny Griego and Phil Hulett speak to Fandango’s Harry Medved about today’s release of the first installment in the “Hobbit” trilogy, “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.” Tune in or stream at 7:40am to hear what fans think of the movie.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — One thought struck me as I watched the new “Hobbit” movie in the latest super-clear format: “The rain looks fake. It’s not hitting their faces!” That is just one consequence of Peter Jackson’s decision to shoot at a higher frame rate.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) – Animal wranglers involved in the making of “The Hobbit” movie trilogy say the production company is responsible for the deaths of up to 27 animals, largely because they were kept […]
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) – Perhaps hairy-footed hobbits can teach us all something about safety. Most regular travelers pay little attention to those snooze-inducing inflight safety videos. But Air New Zealand has found some magic […]
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) – The capital of New Zealand is billing itself as the capital of all things Hobbit. Wellington, New Zealand, will unofficially rename itself “The Middle of Middle-earth” for three weeks surrounding […]
(AP) – Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit” is preparing to leave the shire. The director of the Oscar-winning “Lord of the Rings” trilogy previewed 10 minutes of assorted footage Tuesday from his upcoming prequel. “The Hobbit: […]