“The Hobbit” director Peter Jackson said Tuesday that the future of cinema lay in 3D spectaculars on supersize screens, and that he hated the idea of people watching his latest movie on an iPad. Speaking alongside stars of the epic fantasy including Martin Freeman and Ian McKellen at a press conference in London, Jackson said filmmakers […]
J.R.R. Tolkien’s heirs are suing the producers of “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” movie trilogies for the second time. Tolkien’s heirs settled a lawsuit over the “Lord of the Rings” movies for an undisclosed amount in 2009, allowing production to proceed on “The Hobbit.” That lawsuit against New Line Cinema claimed Tolkien’s trust […]
J.K. Rowling tells Oprah Winfrey she ‘could’ write more Harry Potter books. But should she? In an interview scheduled to air today on “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” J.K. Rowling tells the Queen of All Media that she “could definitely” write more books in the Harry Potter series. She doesn’t say she will, mind you, just […]
Fourteen people convicted in connection with a 2006 attack on civilians will be publicly executed Tuesday in Iran, the semi-official Fars News Agency reported Monday. Harry Potter and his friends at Hogwarts are now in their sixth year of seven at the school.
The end is closer than the beginning. Harry Potter and his friends at Hogwarts are now in their sixth year of seven at the school. They’ve seen a lot of changes, particularly as the influence of the reawakened Voldemort (that is, He Who Must Not Be Named) has made itself known
When the highly anticipated movie "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" opened Friday in theaters, many fans had already seen it. The online leak of a pirated, unfinished version of the 20th Century Fox film a month ago sent federal authorities springing into action and stoked a heated conversation within the entertainment industry about digital piracy. Piracy of upcoming films is not new, but the theft of “Wolverine” is especially troubling for an industry concerned with a stalled economy and the financial bottom line
They have come to glimpse the miracle. They have come to witness the revolution. They have come for "Watchmen" — the allegedly unfilmable superhero movie, the long-awaited adaptation of the comic book that changed the face of comic books forever
Yes, audiences were, in fact, just that into "He’s Just Not That Into You." The star-studded romantic comedy won its opening weekend by a wide margin, grossing $27.5 million, according to Sunday’s early estimates.