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BOX OFFICE: THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES Takes Aim At $85M+ Weekend After opening this past Wednesday, Peter Jackson's conclusion to his Hobbit trilogy already reached $16.6 million by Friday, but combine that with an expected $54 million this weekend, and it's marched straight to the top of the North American box office with around $88 million. These numbers come courtesy of Variety, and while the estimates on some sites are slightly lower, this is still more than initial predictions of $80 million or less.

Anthony Stark Reviews: THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES The sixth and supposed "last" film in the Lord of the Rings universe has just made it's way to the big screen, so I took a bunch of friends and fellow nerds to check it out and see if it was worth the watch. Scroll down below to check out my spoiler-free thoughts on the plot, the characters, action and more! By now, most of you know that the film is shorter than any of the other films in Peter Jackson's Middle-Earth universe. So with a final battle around 45 minutes long, you already know that the plot is pretty weak compared to the previous films.

Peter Jackson Says THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES Extended Cut Will Include Around 30 Minutes of Additional Footage The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies doesn’t even come out for another two weeks, but Peter Jackson is already making plans for his extended edition of the film.  Steve is currently at The Hobbit press conference in London where Jackson just revealed that there will be an extended cut of the film on the Blu-ray with around 30 minutes of additional footage.  The extended edition of An Unexpected Journey clocks in at 183 minutes long (13 minutes of additional footage) and the extended cut of The Desolation of Smaug is 186 minutes long (25 minutes of additional footage) so when the time come

Warner Bros. has released three new The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies images online.  The film concludes the Hobbit saga as five armies descend upon the Lonely Mountain in order to claim its now unguarded treasure, and it also acts as as prelude to Jackson’s other J.R.R.

Hear Billy Boyd perform 'The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies' credits song So far, 'The Hobbit' movies have earned exactly zero Oscars. Can a tune from an old friend help Peter Jackson's prequel trilogy crack the Best Original Song category?http://www.hitfix.com/blogs/in-contention

Though it leaked in rough quality earlier today, the new and final trailer for the much-anticipated final chapter to Peter Jackson's Middle-Earth saga, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, has been officially released online!

Following the posters leading up to the full-length trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies, which will debut tomorrow, USA Today has released four new images featuring Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins, Ian McKellen as Gandalf, Cate Blanchett as Galadriel, Alfrid (Ryan Gage), Master of Lake-town (Stephen Fry) and a massive troll.Unlike Peter Jackson's previous Hobbit and Lord of the Ring movies, the main characters in The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies have no journey ahead of them."(It) doesn't have any of that.

‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ Battle is 45 Minutes Long; See Battle Plans Peter Jackson doesn’t shy away from the idea of making epic-length stories, and of creating conflicts within them that match the overall scope of his Middle-Earth films. The Lord of the Rings films are known for absolutely massive battles, but the final Hobbit film, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is the only one which actually features the word “battle” in its title.

‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ Battle is 45 Minutes Long; See Battle Plans Peter Jackson doesn’t shy away from the idea of making epic-length stories, and of creating conflicts within them that match the overall scope of his Middle-Earth films. The Lord of the Rings films are known for absolutely massive battles, but the final Hobbit film, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is the only one which actually features the word “battle” in its title.

THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES Ending Features a 45-Minute Battle Sequence; Billy Boyd to Write and Perform End Credits Song With a title like The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, there are pretty high expectations for a rather epic-looking battle sequence.  Indeed, Peter Jackson has revealed that the film concludes with a 45-minute fight during the climax, as the various armies of Middle-earth all descend upon the Lonely Mountain now that the dwarven treasure of Erebor is no longer being guarded by that fearsome dragon Smaug.  Jackson is currently putting the finishing touches on the film during post-production in anticipation of its December 17th release, but he recently talked a bit about planning the final

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