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  1. '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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  2. '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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  3. '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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  4. 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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  5. Foreign Box Office: 'Die Hard' Hangs On to Top Spot While China Propels 'Hobbit' Past $1 Billion

    12:05 pm PST 03/03/2013
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    "Jack the Giant Slayer" was mild-mannered in 10 market bow and "Django Unchained" was so-so in Japan, while "Stoker" was strong in Korea. READ MORE

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  6. Box Office Milestone: 'Hobbit' Hits $1 Billion in Global Ticket Sales

    10:16 am PST 03/03/2013
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    The 3D tentpole becomes only the 15th film in history to join the elite club of top-earners. READ MORE

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  7. 'Skyfall' Leads U.K.'s Empire Award Nominations With Six

    2:30 am PST 03/01/2013
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    "Avengers Assemble" and "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" picked up five nominations for the honors that are voted on by the public. READ MORE

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  8. Newly Released 'Hobbit' Documents Reveal Details of Nasty Union Dispute

    5:25 pm PST 02/27/2013
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    The previously confidential documents highlight the role Peter Jackson played in opposing what he called the "toxic nonsense" of a unionization effort. READ MORE

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  9. 'Journey to the West' Passes $160 Million at Chinese Box Office

    6:35 am PST 02/25/2013
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    Stephen Chow Sing-chi’s fantastical comedy becomes the second Chinese film in as many months to hit 10-digit local earnings at home, with its quest to top "Avatar's" record takings of 1.38 billion yuan possibly hindered by the release of "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey." READ MORE

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  10. Imax Sees Double-Dating Dent Chinese Box Office

    9:45 am PST 02/21/2013
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    The giant screen exhibitor predicts the forces of economic growth will win out and reduce the number of Hollywood tentpoles debuting simultaneously in that fast-growing Asian market. READ MORE

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  11. 'Hobbit' Leads Saturn Awards With Nine Nominations

    6:00 pm PST 02/19/2013
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    "Life of Pi" and "Skyfall" followed with eight and seven noms, respectively. READ MORE

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  12. Southern European Woes Drag Down Box Office

    3:59 am PST 02/08/2013
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    Overall admissions fall 0.9 percent in Europe despite hits like "Skyfall" and box office gains across Northern Europe and Russia. READ MORE

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  13. New Zealand Official Orders ‘Hobbit’ Document Release

    8:47 am PST 02/07/2013
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    Warner Bros.’ New Line unit warns that disclosure of sensitive communications between the company and the government would be a “major disincentive” to future production in the country. READ MORE

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  14. VES Awards: 5 Things to Know Before the Ceremony

    11:53 am PST 02/05/2013
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    The 11th annual Visual Effects Society Awards takes place Tuesday evening at the Beverly Hilton. READ MORE

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  15. Hollywood Docket: 'Hobbit' Slot Machine Countersuit; 'Spider-Man' Deal; 'Avengers' Briefcase

    10:15 am PST 01/31/2013
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    The Saul Zaentz Co. alleges that the Tolkien estate is objecting to "Lord of the Rings" online games and slot machines in bad faith. READ MORE

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  16. Oscars 2013: Who's Putting Academy Screeners Online?

    6:00 am PST 01/23/2013
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    Studios and indie distributors weigh investigating one guild member who's under suspicion. READ MORE

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  17. Lawyer Pens Detailed Analysis of 'Hobbit' Contract Between Bilbo and Dwarves

    5:27 pm PST 01/22/2013
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    "Law and Superheroes" author James Daily tackles whether the One Ring is rightfully Bilbo's and other questions the film raises. READ MORE

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  18. Costume Designers Guild Surprises With 'Argo' and 'Moonrise Kingdom' as Period-Film Nominations

    12:09 pm PST 01/18/2013
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    All five of the Oscar-nominated costume designers are nominated for CDG Awards, just not in the same category. READ MORE

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  19. Sound Editors Announce Golden Reel Nominees

    6:29 pm PST 01/17/2013
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    “Argo,” “Life Of Pi,” “Skyfall,” and “The Hobbit” earn the most nominations in features, with three each. READ MORE

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  20. Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit' Nails Down China Release Date, Opens in February

    2:14 pm PST 01/14/2013
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    The 3D tentpole will use the run to boost its chances of hitting $1 billion worldwide in box office grosses. READ MORE

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  21. 'The Break-Up Man' Tops 'The Hobbit' at German Box Office

    11:54 am PST 01/14/2013
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    The comedy from actor/director Matthias Schweighofer ends the German box office reign of "The Hobbit." READ MORE

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