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Orlando Bloom Punches Justin Bieber Orlando Bloom Punches Justin Bieber

Early Wednesday actor Orlando Bloom took a swing at teen idol Justin Bieber after the two encountered each other at Cipriani in Ibiza, Spain. Apparently, Bieber made a snide comment about Bloom’s estranged wife, Victoria’s Secret Angel Miranda Kerr. A …

“Battle of the Five Armies” is This Year’s Hobbit Movie

Fans of Peter Jackson‘s Lord of the Rings movies have been enjoying a trip back to Middle Earth through cinema for the past two years. Jackson’s latest trilogy, based on Tolkien’s novel The Hobbit, has dominated the box office during …

Evangeline Lilly On Her Role In Smaug Evangeline Lilly On Her Role In Smaug
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Evangeline Lilly revealed to reporters, at a recent Los Angeles event, that The Hobbit was one of her favorite books as a child, and that she was thrilled when asked to play a part in the new movie The Hobbit: …

James Cameron Taking ‘Avatar’ Sequels to New Zealand James Cameron Taking ‘Avatar’ Sequels to New Zealand

Director James Cameron has confirmed that three sequels to his ‘Avatar’ blockbuster will be produced in New Zealand, beginning in 2015. New Zealand, the Polynesian country where Peter Jackson filmed his ‘Lord of the Rings’ and ‘Hobbit’ trilogies, has agreed …

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 [WATCH] The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Featurette [WATCH]

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 Takes Us Back To Middle Earth The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Trailer Takes Us Back To Middle Earth

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 …

Peter Jackson’s Hobbit Receives Lukewarm Reception at CinemaCon Peter Jackson’s 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 …