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  1. '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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 'Skyfall' Opens Strong in Canada on Imax and UltraAVX Screens

    9:09 am 11/8/2012

    Canadian exhibition giant Cineplex is looking to the James Bond film and upcoming "Twilight" and "Hobbit" installments to overcome lackluster theater attendance industry-wide.Read more

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  8. Brit Charity for Film and TV Vets Appoints CEO

    10:53 am 11/7/2012

    The Cinema and Television Benevolent Fund trustees appoints Richard Wilson as its gears up to benefit from The Royal Film Performace of Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey."Read more

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  9. RealD Wins World Premiere, Royal Gala Duties for 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey'

    3:17 am 11/7/2012

    The 3D movie technology specialist inks deal with Jackson, Warner Bros. Pictures, New Line Cinema and MGM to set up for Nov.28 Premiere in New Zealand and the U.K. Royal Film Performance on Dec. 12. Read more

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  10. Showeast 2012: Major Exhibitors Sign for High Frame-Rate 'Hobbit' Despite Format Challenges

    10:59 pm 11/6/2012

    Warners' decision to open HFR 3D in just 400 theaters domestically is "a blow" to some manufacturers who hoped for a faster roll-out.Read more

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