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  1. 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

  2. '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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. '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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  8. '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

  9. '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

  10. '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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. '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

  15. 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

  16. '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

  17. 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

  18. '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

  19. 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

  20. 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

  21. 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