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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. '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

  8. Foreign Box Office: 'Life of Pi' Repeats as No. 1; 'Hobbit' Cracks $600 Million Overseas

    2:03 pm PST 01/13/2013
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    "Les Miserables" sets records in the U.K. as "Gangster Squad" kicks off its international run. READ MORE

  9. 'Break-Up Man' Set to Topple 'The Hobbit' in Germany

    1:37 am PST 01/11/2013
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    The romantic comedy from Matthias Schweighofer is on track to be Germany's number one film this weekend. READ MORE

  10. How Harvey Weinstein Stands to Make Millions From 'The Hobbit'

    8:00 am PST 01/09/2013
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    THR breaks down the contracts as two studios, Peter Jackson and others reap millions from Middle Earth. READ MORE

  11. Cinema Audio Society Nominations Announced

    5:30 am PST 01/08/2013
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    "The Hobbit," "Les Miserables," "Lincoln," "Skyfall" and "Zero Dark Thirty" will vie for outstanding achievement in sound mixing in the live-action film category. READ MORE

  12. 'Hobbit' Leads Visual Effects Society Feature Nominations With 7

    8:00 am PST 01/07/2013
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    "Life of Pi" and "Avengers" are close behind with six each; "ParaNorman" leads the pack of animated features with five noms. READ MORE

  13. Box Office Milestone: 'Life of Pi' Crosses $300 Mil Overseas, Nears $400 Mil Worldwide

    1:41 pm PST 01/06/2013
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    The fantasy-adventure grosses $59.3 million internationally for the weekend to edge past "The Hobbit"; Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty" makes its first stop overseas. READ MORE

  14. Europe Divided: How Hollywood Hurts When Struggling South Drags Down Booming North (Analysis)

    9:00 am PST 01/04/2013
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    The economic implosion in Spain, Italy and Greece is negating entertainment inroads in Russia, the Netherlands and Scandinavia as a "perfect storm" of problems has the U.S. feeling pain. READ MORE

  15. German Box Office Hits All-Time Record in 2012

    2:38 am PST 01/04/2013
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    "Skyfall," "The Hobbit" and French comedy "The Intouchables" push German ticket revenues past $1.3 billion for the year. READ MORE

  16. Box Office Report: 'Django' Beats 'Hobbit' for No. 1 Wednesday, Sets Up Close Weekend

    3:43 pm PST 01/03/2013
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    "Texas Chainsaw 3D" opens Friday as the Matt Damon-John Krasinski drama "Promised Land" expands nationwide. READ MORE

  17. Holiday Box Office: 'Django' Almost Catches Up With 'Hobbit' on New Year's Day

    9:33 am PST 01/02/2013
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    The two films -- along with "Les Miserables" -- have been the big holiday winners at the multiplex continues to dominate at the art house. READ MORE

  18. Foreign Box Office: 'Hobbit' Remains No. 1 Overseas; Approaching Half-Billion Mark

    1:28 pm PST 12/30/2012
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    "Parental Guidance" off to spiffy start in seven markets. Hollywood majors fail to achieve benchmark but Sony and Universal set company records. READ MORE

  19. Holiday Box Office: 'Hobbit' No. 1 With $32.9 Mil; 'Django' Easily Beats 'Les Mis' for No. 2

    9:19 am PST 12/30/2012
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    The final weekend of 2012 caps a record year at the North American box office, with revenue hitting an all-time high of $10.8 billion and attendance up 6 percent over last year. READ MORE

  20. Holiday Box Office: 'Django' Narrowly Beats 'Les Mis' on Friday; 'Hobbit' Still No. 1

    7:19 am PST 12/29/2012
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    UPDATED: Hollywood is hoping for a final burst of moviegoing as 2012 winds down; Matt Damon-John Krasinski drama "Promised Land" off to troubled start at the specialty box office. READ MORE

  21. Holiday Box Office: 'The Hobbit' Reclaims No. 1 Spot With $10.1 Mil, 'Les Mis' No. 2

    9:58 am PST 12/28/2012
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    UPDATED: Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" earns another $26 million internationally, pushing its worldwide cume to $562.8 million; Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" holds steady at No. 3 in North America. READ MORE