Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey easily held onto the top spot in its second week at the North American box office, adding another $36.7 million to bring its domestic haul to$149.9 million.
Well, the weather outside is frightful – and that’s exactly why movie studios and theater owners alike love the holiday season. But what are the big movies headed our way between now and Christmas? For some, it’s all about Peter Jackson’s return to Middle Earth, for others Quentin Tarantino taking on the Western genre. Perhaps you’re more interested in a handful of welcome re-releases, though or Tom Cruise’s latest attempt to be an action hero… Click through for a quick guide to the big movies to watch out for over the next month.
Reading today that Fiona Apple has contributed an original song to the movie This is 40 brought back a thought I had during the whole “Here’s Adele’s Skyfall song” thing at the start of the month. Namely: Whatever happened to movies with theme songs?
At CinemaCon in Las Vegas, Universal Pictures teased its film slate all the way into summer 2013, with previews of Snow White and the Huntsman, The Bourne Legacy, R.I.P.D. and much more.