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  • Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman)

    Bilbo loves nothing more than the familiar comforts of his home at Bag End, and recoils at Gandalf’s suggestion that he join the dwarves’ quest, explaining that hobbits are “plain folk and have no use for adventures.” But the dwarves convince him to reconsider, citing Gandalf’s recommendation of Bilbo’s skills as a burglar (of which Bilbo claims he has none), and Bilbo begrudgingly joins the group

  • Wii U

    The hot-ticket item of this holiday season isn’t a toy, but Nintendo’s game-changing new console, which comes with a GamePad controller that allows the user to have a completely different experience than other players. Splurge for the Deluxe for an included copy of “Nintendo Land,” the awesome new theme-park game boasting 12 different mini-games that take advantage of the high-tech console. <strong>Price:</strong> $ 299 Standard or $ 349

  • Elle Fanning

    Elle Fanning attends the world premiere of “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part II” at the Nokia Theatre on Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Kiernan Shipka

    Kiernan Shipka attends the world premiere of “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part II” at the Nokia Theatre on Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Elle Fanning

    Elle Fanning attends the world premiere

  • Daniel Day-Lewis (Abraham Lincoln)

    In “Lincoln,” we see a folksy teller of tales who’s remarkably approachable to the public but who’s not averse to back-room meetings and even bribes to accomplish his goal of passing the Thirteenth Amendment. Lincoln must work with divisive factions in Congress and his own Cabinet to secure the necessary votes. We also get a glimpse of his often rocky marriage to wife Mary Todd and

  • Like most movie addicts, we like to keep close tabs on which “old” movies are popping up on Netflix’s Watch Instantly platform — and while their additions have been relatively unimpressive over the last several weeks, that all changed yesterday. Below you’ll find a big batch of films that just (re-)arrived on Netflix’s streaming service, complete with a few quick points on why you might want to queue them up… Continue reading Your Guide to the August Netflix Watch Instantly Catalog Explosion