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  1. Peter Jackson Unveils Final 'Hobbit' Behind-the-Scenes Blog (Video)

    8:33 pm 11/24/2012

    With the prequel slated for completion just two days before its New Zealand premiere, the director said "everyone’s working around the clock to get the film finished."Read more

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  2. PETA on 'Hobbit' Animal Abuse Charges: Wranglers' Concerns Were Ignored

    2:18 pm 11/21/2012

    In a statement, the advocacy group calls on director Peter Jackson to use computer-generated models instead of live animals: "He is the CGI master and has the ability to make the animals and other interesting creatures in his movies 100 percent CGI."Read more

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  3. 'The Hobbit' Will Premiere in High Frame Rates Using Christie Projection System

    9:01 am 11/21/2012

    Peter Jackson’s Epic is the first major Hollywood movie to be made at 48 frames per second.Read more

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  4. Warner Bros. Responds to 'Hobbit' Animal Cruelty Allegations

    5:32 pm 11/20/2012

    In a statement, the studio says it stands by director Peter Jackson and the trilogy's producers and notes that the story was spread by wranglers fired for cause more than a year ago.Read more

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  5. 'The Hobbit': Two Animal Rights Groups Want Expanded Oversight in Wake of Deaths

    5:55 pm 11/19/2012

    The American Humane Association wants to extend its jurisdiction over the movie, while PETA is planning protests at the premiere.Read more

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  6. Peter Jackson Denies 'Hobbit' Animal Claims

    11:24 am 11/19/2012

    UPDATED: In a statement, the trilogy's director and producers "completely reject" allegations that up to 27 animals perished after being mistreated on the New Zealand set.Read more

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  7. FEINBERG FORECAST: Updated Projections (With 13 Weeks Until the 85th Oscars)

    10:52 am 11/19/2012

    Long-awaited Oscar hopefuls "Les Miserables" and "Zero Dark Thirty" finally screened this week, and THR's awards analyst reveals their impact on the race.Read more

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  8. Wranglers: 'The Hobbit' Production Responsible for Up to 27 Animal Deaths

    9:36 am 11/19/2012

    Peter Jackson's spokesperson acknowledges that horses, goats, chickens and one sheep died at the farm near Wellington, New Zealand, where about 150 animals were housed for the trilogy -- but says some of the deaths were from natural causes. Read more

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  9. Holiday Box Office Preview: Will the Season Set a Record?

    5:00 am 11/19/2012

    Comedy glut aside, studios are nervously whispering ho-ho-hooray as "The Hobbit," "Jack Reacher," "Les Mis" and other event movies just might be too big to fail.Read more

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  10. From 'Lincoln' to 'Skyfall': Why This Year's Best Picture Race Has Something for Everyone

    11:00 am 11/15/2012

    For once, nearly every genre could be represented in the potential 10 nominees in Oscar's top category.Read more

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