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‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ Gets a Final Trailer

‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ Gets a Final Trailer

By Sean Patterson November 11, 2014

The final installment of Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy is almost here. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies will be hitting U.S. theaters on December 17. Advance ticket sales for the movie begin in just a few days. Three …

Air New Zealand Unveils Hobbit Paint Job Air New Zealand Unveils Hobbit Paint Job

“Lord of the Rings” franchise director Peter Jackson was on hand in Auckland Monday, as Air New Zealand unveiled an image on one of its planes, of the dragon Smaug, a villain from the upcoming “The Desolation of Smaug,” the …

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Featurette The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Featurette

We’re about one month away from the next chapter in Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit movie franchise. With that in mind, we’re sure to see the films marketing go into overdrive. Recently a featurette was released which focuses on another beastly …

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Trailer Hits The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Trailer Hits

Say what you will about Peter Jackson’s decision to take a 310-page book and turn it into a three-part, almost nine-hour excursion that’s being released over the course of three holiday movie seasons, but the fact remains, his gift for …

Hobbit Nausea: Movie Might Make You Sick Hobbit Nausea: Movie Might Make You Sick

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Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit” has been screening in New Zealand, and fans have had an unexpected reaction: dizziness and even nausea over the film’s high rate of speed. Jackson chose to film the epic movie at 48 frames-per-second–double the usual …

“Hobbit: Unexpected Journey” Shortest Film In Series “Hobbit: Unexpected Journey” Shortest Film In Series

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When Peter Jackson announced that he would be turning “The Hobbit” into three films, some fans of the Tolkien books groaned. Even though he’s well-known for his drawn-out storytelling style, some don’t think the tale of “The Hobbit” needs to …

The Hobbit Gets Awesome Publicity Stills Via EW The Hobbit Gets Awesome Publicity Stills Via EW

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Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit will be unveiled in more detail at Comic-Con this month. But right now Entertainment Weekly has some great publicity stills and screenshots from the upcoming film. Here we see Gandalf, Bilbo, and dwarves Fill, Dill, Dori …

Panasonic Developing 145″ 8K Plasma TV Panasonic Developing 145″ 8K Plasma TV

Panasonic Japan has just announced that it’s developing a new “Super Hi-Vision” (as it’s called in that country) plasma screen that supports 8K resolution at 120 frames per second. The joint project with NHK Science and Research Laboratories will push …

The Hobbit Receives Lukewarm Reception at CinemaCon The Hobbit Receives Lukewarm Reception at CinemaCon

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In order to help convince theater owners that upgrading their projectors to handle motion pictures lensed at 48 frames per second, Peter Jackson screened roughly 10 minutes of his upcoming epic “The Hobbit” for a select group of individuals at …