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It’s Lee Pace’s birthday today and we should all celebrate, because it’s Lee Pace and just about anyone and everyone loves this talented man!

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The Hobbit
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To celebrate the release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey on Blu-ray/DVD, we’ve teamed up with FilmBook to giveaway one Blu-ray copy to our readers! This contest is sponsored by Filmbook (Movie Website), ProMovieBlogger (Start Movie Website), and TrendingAwards (Movie Awards). Keep reading to learn more about the film and enter

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Every day of this Oscar season has been, as Sheryl Crow would say, a winding road – more than any other awards season I can recall. At last, we’ve almost reached the end: Oscar Sunday is just two days away. All the red carpets, all the acceptance speeches, all the

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Daniel Craig as James Bond in Skyfall
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There is not much time left in the Oscar race. The most important awards announcement of the week came on Wednesday when the Producers Guild of America (PGA) revealed its nominees for the Daryl F. Zanuck Award for Producer of the Year in Theatrical Motion Pictures, which are: Argo, Beasts

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The beautiful thing about literature is that the way the characters and environments look, the tone, the mood are all at the discretion of the reader. So when a book is adapted into film often directors receive grief because they didn’t do it “right”. The biggest book-film adaptation of the moment is of course Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, an adaptation of J.R.R.Tolkein’s 1937 fantasy novel The Hobbit, or There and Back Again. So how true was Jackson’s interpretation of one of the most iconic fantasy novels of all time?

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An argument arose on Twitter the other day when a fellow critic and friend inquired as to whether or not he should see Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey in 3D and 48fps or in standard 24fps and 2D. As is typical, everyone voiced their opinions, leading to some

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This week is the week plenty people have been waiting for, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is hitting theaters on the 14th and in honor of the film coming out this week, here’s a nice featurette on the making of Middle Earth! I wanna live in Middle Earth, or well…New

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We know not everyone has time for every major release or big movie, so instead of featuring 10 great films a month, these are truly the ones that cannot be missed. They’ll either be films coming out in theaters that week or something on Netflix I think that’s worth the watch.

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Quvenzhané Wallis in Benh Zeitlin's Beasts of the Southern Wild
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We might as well talk about some actual awards. The New York Film Critics Circle and National Board of Review both announce their picks next week, but the indie circuit brought the major awards updates of the week. The Gotham Independent Film Awards took place on Monday night and offered

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Ok…who’s ready to go back to Middle Earth? Raise your hand. Yup, I’m with you. Amazingly, it has been almost 10 years since we’ve checked in on the folks in Middle Earth, as Return of the King was released in 2003! The first trailer came to us almost a year

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David O. Russell's Silver Linings Playbook affirms its status as an Oscar contender
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The big albeit anticlimactic Oscar news of the week is that David O. Russell’s Silver Linings Playbook took the Audience Award at the Toronto International Film Festival. It’s not surprising, as the rave responses for the romantic dramedy quickly cemented it as one to watch this season. While some dub

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Comic-Con goers this year will have the chance to win world premiere tickets to The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey in Wellington, New Zealand by entering themselves at the Weta booth located inside the Convention Center. In addition, there will be a panel for The Hobbit on Saturday, July 14, in

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Peter Jackson, director of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, has released its’ sixth production video blog. These video blogs have been phenomenal so far and this most recent one does not disappoint!  This video covers location shooting part two; we saw the first half of location shooting in the fifth production video.

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