An Unexpected Journey

  • The Hobbit - The Desolation of Smaug Tweet Review: 1st day, 1st show 13-12-2013 09:58 AM

    New Delhi: Taking a cue from the previous film 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey', the sequel to the film will see the hobbit Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman), wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellen) and Thorin Oakensheild (Richard Armitage) continue their journey to reclaim Lonely mountain from Smaug the dragon. 'The Hobbit: The...
  • 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...
  • Masand reviews 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' 15-12-2012 11:12 AM

    'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey', directed by Peter Jackson, clocks in at a whopping 2 hours and 40 minutes, if you don't count the roughly 15 minutes it takes for the end credits to roll. But despite its gorgeous sweeping visuals, spectacular special effects, and some terrific action sequences, this...
  • Oscars: Adele, The Black Keys lead the song race 13-12-2012 12:50 PM

    London: Singer Adele's 2012 Bond movie theme and songs by the Black Keys, Fiona Apple, Mumford & Sons and Norah Jones have been shortlisted for a Best Song Oscar nomination. The top acts join the likes of Arcade Fire, Liz Phair, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O, Rick Ross and...
  • 'Lord of the Rings' team reunites for its prequel 10-12-2012 09:52 AM

    The cast and crew of 'Lord of the Rings' has reunited for the movie's prequel 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey'. Filmmaker Peter Jackson along with the stars of the movie were spotted at the New York premier of the movie. The new movie is the long-awaited first installment in a...
  • '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...
  • Superheroes, Bond, hobbits vie for effects Oscar 30-11-2012 12:54 PM

    Los Angeles: James Bond, Snow White and a whole lot of hobbits and superheroes are in the running for the visual-effects prize at the Academy Awards. The superhero blockbusters 'The Avengers', 'The Dark Knight Rises' and 'The Amazing Spider-Man' are among 10 films that made the cut for visual-effects nominations...
  • Director offers chance to visit 'Hobbit' sets 26-12-2011 12:04 PM

    London: Director Peter Jackson is offering fans an opportunity to visit the sets of 'The Hobbit' in New Zealand to raise money for charity. The filmmaker is currently shooting the 'Lord of the Rings' prequel, based on JRR Tolkien's classic novel, with stars including Martin Freeman, Hugo Weaving, Sir Ian...
  • Watch: Trailer of Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 21-12-2011 12:19 PM

    New Delhi: 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' follows title character Bilbo Baggins, who is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor, which was long ago conquered by the dragon Smaug, producers Warner Brothers said on their website. Approached out of the blue by the...