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The Sure Thing – Shout! Factory – Blu-rayDirector: Rob ReinerCast: John Cusack, Daphne Zuniga, Boyd Gaines, Anthony Edwards, Tim Robbins. Full cast + crew

There are a few noteworthy big-budget releases from 2014 hitting store shelves this week, but before we get to those let’s focus on an old gem that an entirely new generation should rediscover: The Sure Thing, directed by Rob Reiner. It was his second feature ever, and… Continue reading New on DVD/Blu-ray: 'The Sure Thing,' 'Into the Woods,' 'The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies' and More

DERRIK J. LANG, AP Entertainment Writer

LOS ANGELES (AP) – After three weeks atop the box office, “The Hobbit” has been taken down by Liam Neeson.

“Taken 3″ nabbed the top spot at the weekend box office with $ 40.4 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. The third installment of the 20th Century Fox thriller series stars Neeson as a vengeance-seeking retired CIA operative with… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'Taken 3' Takes the Top Spot From 'The Hobbit'

weekend box office the hobbit battle of the five armiesJAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer

NEW YORK (AP) – Peter Jackson’s “Hobbit” finale went out on top at the box office, debuting with $ 56.2 million over the weekend and taking in $ 90.6 million since opening Wednesday, according to studio estimates Sunday.

“The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies”… Continue reading Box Office: 'The Hobbit' Goes Out With a 5-Day $90M Bang

Here are your estimated four-day holiday box office returns (new releases bolded):

1. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies – $ 54.5 million ($ 168.5 million total)

2. Unbroken – $ 47.3 million ($ 47.3 million total)

3. Into the Woods – $ 46.1 million ($ 46.1 million total)

4. Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb -

It is over. With six films, and approximately 8,754 minutes (if you count the extended editions), Peter Jackson is all done with Middle-earth. First came The Lord of the Rings trilogy, and now The Hobbit trilogy. How do we feel, where do we go from here, and what will become of New Zealand now that the hobbits are moving out of the shire? These are all good questions… Continue reading Film Face-off: 'The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King' vs. 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies'