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New ‘Five Armies’ Images Released

Warner Bros. has revealed a new set of images from the upcoming Tolkien epic The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. Out December 17, the film will be Peter Jackson’s final ... Continue Reading →
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First ‘Five Armies’ Trailer Debuts

Warner Bros. has unveiled the first trailer for Peter Jackson’s final entry in the saga of Middle-earth, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (due out December 17). The climactic ... Continue Reading →
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‘Smaug’ Alert! ‘The Hobbit’ is in the House!

The middle chapter of Peter Jackson’s adaptation of The Hobbit arrives on home video with a flourish worthy of the massive saga of J.R.R. Tolkien. The Hobbit: The Desolation of ... Continue Reading →
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‘Animation Magazine’ names Veteran Toon, VFX, and Film Journalist Thomas J. McLean as Editor-In-Chief

Animation Magazine, the leading online and print publication covering the business, technology and art of animation and VFX, has tapped veteran film journalist Thomas J. McLean as editor-in-chief. McLean ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frozen’ Tops Toon Category at PGA Awards

Disney’s Frozen added to its significant awards-season momentum by taking home the Producers Guild of America Award for Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures. The ... Continue Reading →
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There Be a Cunning Dragon!

Joe ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frozen’ Takes Top Spot, Hits $600 Million Mark

Disney’s Frozen princesses continued their rule over the U.S. box office, landing at the No. 1 spot again with $20.7 million and passing the $600 million mark globally. Directed ... Continue Reading →
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‘Smaug’ Continues to Fire Up Global Box Office

New titles like Anchorman 2 and Walking with Dinosaurs had to take the back seat to Peter Jackson’s mega blockbuster The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. The Warner Bros. release ... Continue Reading →
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‘Smaug’ Brings in Box Office Gold Worldwide

Director Peter Jackson led the global box office this weekend with the second part of his popular Hobbit trilogy, The Desolation of Smaug. The film, which features over 2,000 vfx shots ... Continue Reading →
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Jackson Says He’ll Direct Tintin Sequel after ‘The Hobbit’

After shooting the third chapter of The Hobbit trilogy, which will be released in December of 2014, Peter Jackson will put his creative energies into another three-part movie—The ... Continue Reading →