In Peter Jackson’s absence, staff members of TheOneRing.net brought Middle-Earth to Comic-Con, discussing the second film of The Hobbit trilogy, The Desolation of Smaug and how Jackson interprets and deviates from Tolkien’s prose.
2012 was a busy year for genre movies, with long-awaited movies that may have disappointed (John Carter, Prometheus), franchises making new bids of life (Men in Black 3, Total Recall) and the superhero movies that ruled them all (The Dark Knight Rises and, of course, The Avengers). But what was your favorite movie of the year? Tell all in our poll.
Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey made more money domestically than the other four films in the top five put together.
With The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Peter Jackson crafts a spellbinding introduction to J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth that makes full use of its talented ensemble cast. However, the director fumbles with his embrace of the 48-frames-per-second format.
Although the opening of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is still a week away, New Line is already teasing the next installments of Peter Jackson’s trilogy with the first images from The Desolation of Smaug and There and Back Again.
Stephen Colbert has announced he’ll be hosting four Hobbit-themed episodes of The Colbert Report next week in anticipation of the Dec. 14 release of An Unexpected Journey.
Director Peter Jackson begins his final video blog for The Hobbit by teasing that the film is “due to be completed literally two days before the premiere … hopefully.”
Director Zack Snyder confirms that a theatrical trailer for Man of Steel will debut next month with The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, and teases that the reveal of Michael Shannon as General Zod will be worth the wait.
If you want to see the nine-minute Star Trek Into Darkness prologue, go see The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey in IMAX 3D. If you want to see the regular theatrical trailer, go see The Hobbit in a normal theater.
The Hobbit fans get a look at the first TV spot for An Unexpected Journey, as well as news from director Peter Jackson that the film will be the shortest of his Middle Earth epic.
Four new character banners have been released for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey that tease key scenes from the Peter Jackson film, including Bilbo’s meeting with Gollum.