Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey follows title character Bilbo Baggins, who is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor, which was long ago conquered by the dragon Smaug.
There’s been a lot of talk online about “Two and a Half Men” star Angus T. Jones’s negative comments about the show that turned up in a video for the Forerunner Christian Church. Now, however, Jones has issued a statement in which he apologizes to the cast and crew.
Katniss shows off her Quarter Quell wetsuit as filming continues in Hawaii!
Paramount Pictures today revealed the synopsis for J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek Into Darkness, opening in 3D, 2D and IMAX 3D theaters on May 17, 2013.
Independent cinema was honored at the 22nd Annual IFP Gotham Independent Film Awards on Monday night, November 26, at Cipriani on Wall Street, New York City. While there were some surprises at the official kick-off of the movie awards season, Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom winning Best Feature probably wasn’t one of them. Hosted by Mike Birbiglia, the stand-up comic who made his directorial debut with the independent comedy Sleepwalk with Me earlier this year, the Gothams kicked off with a taped segment of Jimmy Kimmel poking fun at one of the year’s honorees Matt Damon, joking that “nobody embodies the spirit of independent film like Matt Damon” before listing his blockbuster studio movies. Although Benh Zeitlin’s Beasts of the Southern Wild was snubbed as the favorite to win the Audience Award to Jared Leto’s personal doc Artifact, Zeitlin went on to win Breakthrough Director and a few minutes later became the first recipient of the inaugural Bingham Ray award, a prize package worth $60,000. “Beast’s” young star Quvenzhan� Wallis didn’t take the award for Breakthrough …
Moviegoers were out in force over the Thanksgiving holiday as the industry set new 3-day and 5-day records. The overall movie industry earned $210 million for the 3-day weekend and $295 million for the five days, both the biggest ever.
Slaveholders and bandits beware: the new issue of Empire is set to hit newsstands this Thursday, and its Django Unchained cover will be taking no prisoners.