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  1. Damien Echols, of the West Memphis Three, on Death Row and the Shocks of Being Free

    6:07 am 12/17/2012

    After nearly two decades in prison, the man who was wrongly convicted of murdering three children speaks out about his trauma, his celebrity backers, a new documentary and looking to the future.Read more

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  2. Box Office Report: Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit' Scores Record $84.8 Million Weekend

    8:35 am 12/16/2012

    UPDATED: The 3D fantasy-adventure opens to $138.2 million overseas for a worldwide total of $223 million; "Lincoln" and "Silver Linings Playbook" see boost from Golden Globe nominations.Read more

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  3. Box Office Report: 'The Hobbit' Eyeing $82 Million-Plus Domestic Opening

    6:09 pm 12/14/2012

    Peter Jackson's 3D fantasy-adventure could even near $90 million, but there's some concern that the school shooting in Connecticut could dampen family traffic at the multipex. Read more

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  4. How 'Skyfall,' 'The Hobbit' and 'Life of Pi' Used Digital to Dazzle

    9:00 am 12/14/2012

    Movies in contention show off, from far-flung locations to the Shire. Read more

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  5. Box Office Report: 'The Hobbit' Grosses $13 Mil in Midnight Runs, Sets December Record

    8:41 am 12/14/2012

    UPDATED: The 3D fantasy-epic stars Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins and returns Ian McKellen in the role of the wizard Gandalf.Read more

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  6. In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,' 'Any Day Now' and More

    9:00 pm 12/13/2012

    What THR's critics say about the movies opening this week.Read more

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  7. Box Office Report: Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit' Grosses $11.2 Million Wednesday Overseas

    4:16 pm 12/13/2012

    The 3D tentpole opens in North America at 12:01 a.m. Friday and is eyeing a weekend gross in the $75 million to $90 million range. Read more

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  8. THR's Producer Roundtable: What Would Guillermo del Toro's 'Hobbit' Have Looked Like? (Video)

    9:00 am 12/13/2012

    Peter Jackson collaborator Philippa Boyens says the film would have had more of a “fairy-tale” element and a different visual aesthetic.Read more

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  9. THR's Producer Roundtable: Peter Jackson Collaborator on What Makes the Filmmaker Tick (Video)

    9:00 am 12/13/2012

    Philippa Boyens says Jackson sees himself as an "independent filmmaker" who happens to own a visual effects company.Read more

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  10. Imax to Show 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' in High Frame Rate 3D

    4:05 pm 12/12/2012

    The giant screen exhibitor will feature the Peter Jackson tentpole at 48 frames per-second, closer to what the human eye sees. Read more

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