JRR Tolkien

  • 'The Hobbit' goes strong at the US Box Office, 'Frozen' gives competition 01-01-2014 11:03 AM

    Los Angeles: After six weeks in theaters, 'Frozen' slid back into the No. 2 spot at the box office, but it failed to dethrone 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' from its hold on first place. With $29 million over the weekend, Peter Jackson's fantasy sequel 'The Desolation of Smaug,'...
  • What makes 'The Hobbit - The Desolation of Smaug' a smart film 10-12-2013 12:51 PM

    New Delhi: Sleeping dragons, as we know from our childhood literature, eventually awaken. If they didn't, there wouldn't be a story. So it's hardly news that in the second installment of Peter Jackson's 'Hobbit' trilogy, the dragon rouses from his slumber. What IS news: the franchise wakes up, too. Die-hard...
  • 'The Hobbit' is a safe kind of danger: Peter Jackson 08-12-2012 04:26 PM

    Wellington: Film maker Peter Jackson wants to scare children with his latest movie and perhaps even a few grown ups. The first of the Hobbit movie trilogy - 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' - is about to hit theatres, and Jackson says he's tried to hold true to its roots...
  • 'The Hobbit' suffers from story bloat 05-12-2012 03:36 PM

    Judging part one of Peter Jackson's 'The Lord of the Rings' prelude 'The Hobbit' is a bit like reviewing a film after seeing only the first act. Yet here goes: 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' is stuffed with Hollywood's latest technology - 3D, high-speed projection and Dolby's Atmos surround sound...
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