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  1. NAB: Moviegoers Won't React to HDR Imagery as They Did to Hyper-Real 'Hobbit,' Proponents Say

    1:43 pm PDT 04/06/2014
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    “I think audiences will get used to seeing this; they just don't have a reference for it," said panelist Collin Davis. READ MORE

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  2. MGM Income Up 97 Percent for 2013

    10:58 am PDT 03/26/2014
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    UPDATED: The studio also reported revenues increased 11 percent to $1.53 billion for the calendar year. READ MORE

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  3. 'The Hobbit' Tops List of 2013's Most Pirated Movies

    5:53 am PST 12/31/2013
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    The first installment of Peter Jackson's trilogy and Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" were both illegally downloaded more than 8 million times this past year. READ MORE

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  4. Weinsteins Want Dispute Over 'Hobbit' Profits in Public Court

    1:31 pm PST 12/24/2013
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    The brothers file a motion to suspend an arbitration initiated by Warner Bros. READ MORE

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  5. Box Office: 'Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug' Nabs $31.1 Million Friday in U.S.

    8:30 am PST 12/14/2013
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    UPDATED: The weekend's other new entry, "Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas," earned $5.74 million Friday. READ MORE

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  6. MGM Signs Multiyear Pay TV Deal With Turkey's D-Smart

    4:58 am PST 11/28/2013
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    The operator of thematic channels across satellite TV and digital platforms takes exclusive rights to such titles as the "Hobbit" trilogy and horror remake "Carrie," along with multiple library films. READ MORE

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  7. Peter Jackson Unveils 20 Minutes of New Footage at 'Hobbit' Fan Event

    8:39 pm PST 11/04/2013
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    Tolkienites from L.A. to Sydney were treated to a live Q&A with the director and stars of his upcoming "Desolation of Smaug." READ MORE

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  8. Appeals Court Won't Lift 'Age of the Hobbits' Injunction

    7:46 am PDT 10/31/2013
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    A ruling that Warner Bros. has demonstrated a likelihood of success in a trademark battle stands. READ MORE

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  9. Peter Jackson's 'Hobbit' Trilogy Has Cost $561 Million So Far

    2:54 pm PDT 10/04/2013
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    That figure includes the major 266 days of filming with actors, although it doesn't include an additional two months or so of "pick-up" shoots. READ MORE

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  10. IBC Wrap: 'We Would Be Fools if We Didn't Learn From 'The Hobbit''

    1:43 pm PDT 09/23/2013
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    Digital cinema community debates laser light, immersive sound, resolution and high frame rates at confab. READ MORE

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  11. 'Star Trek Into Darkness,' 'Pacific Rim,' 'Iron Man 3' Lead HPA Awards Feature Nominations

    11:44 am PDT 09/04/2013
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    Peter Jackson's Park Road will receive the Judges Award for "The Hobbit's" high frame rate, stereoscopic 3D postproduction. READ MORE

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  12. Peter Jackson's Weta, Park Road Post Earn 3D Awards for 'Avatar,' 'Hobbit' Work

    5:05 am PDT 08/26/2013
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    3D Society’s Technology Awards will also be presented to companies including Dolby, Regal and Mercedes-Benz at the Sept. 18 ceremony. READ MORE

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  13. New HBO 'Luck' Court Filing Claims Rampant Hollywood Animal Abuse

    1:23 pm PDT 08/06/2013
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    An amended lawsuit comes with graphic pictures and allegations against "Life of Pi," "The Hobbit" and Steven Spielberg. READ MORE

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  14. Warner Bros. Allowed to Pursue Tolkien Estate For Allegedly Breaching 'Hobbit' Contract

    1:06 pm PDT 07/11/2013
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    A federal judge will let the studio continue its fight over whether it missed out on millions in licensing opportunities. READ MORE

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  15. Beyond 'The Hobbit': Why Hollywood is Staying in New Zealand

    11:00 am PDT 06/27/2013
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    From James Cameron's organic farm to Emmy contender "Top of the Lake," the idyllic island nation continues to thrive 12 years after Frodo and Co. put it on the movie location map. READ MORE

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  16. 'Conan' Unveils Willie Nelson's 'Hobbit' Audition Video

    8:04 am PDT 04/30/2013
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    Campaigning to play Gandalf, the music legend shouts: "Hey, look at that dragon!" READ MORE

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  17. 'The Hobbit' Returns to Top Spot on Home Video Sales Charts

    4:34 pm PDT 04/17/2013
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    The Jet Li actioner "The Sorcerer and the White Snake" is the week's highest-charting newcomer. READ MORE

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  18. 'Hobbit' Dominates Blu-ray, DVD Charts

    5:57 pm PDT 03/27/2013
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    Les Miserables debuted at No. 2 while "Zero Dark Thirty" took No. 3. READ MORE

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  19. 'Skyfall,' Sam Mendes Win Empire Awards in U.K.

    3:07 am PDT 03/25/2013
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    Jennifer Lawrence, Daniel Radcliffe, Martin Freeman and "Ted" were also honored at the 18th annual awards, which are voted on by the public. READ MORE

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  20. Warner Bros. Claims Tolkien Estate Breached 'Hobbit' Contract (Exclusive)

    2:19 pm PDT 03/13/2013
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    The studio alleges that repudiation of online game rights not only cost it millions of dollars but also decreased exposure for "Hobbit" films. READ MORE

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