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The Download: 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,' Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman Breaking Up, and Peeps

2:24 PM 4/26/2014 by Binh Ngo
The Hobbit
The third and final Hobbit movie is getting its title changed from The Hobbit: There and Back Again to The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, and they're making a movie inspired by a marshmallowy treat. We discuss that and more on this week's Download.

Peter Jackson Retitles ‘Hobbit’ Finale To ‘The Battle Of The Five Armies’ – On his Facebook page, Peter Jackson revealed that he has retitled the final installment of The Hobbit, which he had originally titled There And Back Again. All I can say is that after being initially skeptical when Jackson revealed he was turning the single J.R.R. Tolkien book and some appendices into a full trilogy, the second film was so strong after a whimsical first effort that I cannot wait to see the conclusion of this massive tale, and that he was right to stretch it out. 13 weeks 1 day ago via jackiechan

The New Title for the Third Hobbit Film is The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies – Peter Jackson broke the news on Facebook that the third "Hobbit" film will no longer carry the subtitle "There and Back Again" and instead will be titled The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies . 13 weeks 1 day ago via jackiechan

3rd HOBBIT Movie Might Get A New Fiery Title – has always been a reliable source for news regarding Peter Jackson's Tolkien-based film projects. They were contacted by a reliable source who believes the third and final Hobbit film may not end up being titled, There and Back Again. So what might it be called? Here's their scoop: "Now, we hear that New Line has registered this further title, The Hobbit: 14 weeks 2 days ago via jetli

Watching the HFR 3D Version of "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" in an RPX (IMAX-Lite) Theater

4:40 PM 12/18/2013 by Senh Duong
Having experienced the amazing detail of the HFR 3D version of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey last year, the next frontier for me was the same format in an IMAX theater. Unfortunately, my local IMAX theater didn’t show An Unexpected Journey in the HFR format and won’t do so for its sequel The Hobbit:


Here's Why Peter Jackson Can't Make More Tolkien Adaptations (Even If He Wanted To) – This past weekend Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug absolutely destroyed at the domestic box office, earning an impressive $73 million in its opening. The great success continues a long-established trend of Middle-earth movies doing well in theaters, and it has caused many to begin thinking about the future. 31 weeks 2 days ago via brucelee

Peter Jackson reveals where he would have split 'The Hobbit' if it'd only been two movies – With The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug now in theaters it’s imperative, first of all, that you know the proper pronunciation 32 weeks 11 hours ago via theothersenhman

Peter Jackson Confirms The Adventures of Tintin Sequel is Still Happening – The last we heard about a sequel to The Adeventures of Tintin , Steven Spielberg confirmed that the plan was still for Peter Jackson to direct the second film in the series which he, at the time, hoped would be released Christmas 2015. 32 weeks 2 days ago via jetli

'Hobbit' Sequel's High Frame Rate Theaters Nearly Doubled – But Warners Bros. Keeps It Quiet – “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” arrives in theaters next week with a marketing blitz reserved for billion-dollar franchises, but a key aspect of the fantasy sequel is sneaking through unnoticed. Director Peter Jackson shot the film at 48 frames per second, double the standard speed, in an attempt to make its 3D crisper and more realistic. 32 weeks 4 days ago via jackiechan
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