The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug – Warner Bros. – Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray combo pack, and DVDDirector: Peter JacksonCast: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage,Benedict Cumberbatch, Evangeline Lilly. Full cast + crew
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Not long ago comedian and apparent J. R. R. Tolkien enthusiast Stephen Colbert revealed to fellow late night host David Letterman that he actually had a cameo in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. As you can see in the clip below, Letterman didn’t seem to believe Colbert when he insisted that his entire family flew to New Zealand to visit Peter Jackson’s set and ended up… Continue reading Did You Catch Stephen Colbert's Cameo in 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'?
The middle movie of a trilogy is rarely looked at like the middle child. The middle child is forgotten. Thanks to The Empire Strikes Back, Toy Story 2, Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior, The Dark Knight and Spider-Man 2, that isn’t always the case for films. Sure, there are more examples of a bad middle (Men in Black II), but we have hope with number two.
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Here’s your 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):
1. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug – $ 73.6 million
2. Frozen – $ 22.1 million
3. Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas – $ 16.0 million
4. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – $ 13.1 million
5. Thor: The Dark World – $ 2.7 million
6. Out of the Furnace – $ 2.3 million
7. Delivery Man – $ 1.87 million
8. Philomena -
Tolkien tops princess power at the multiplex.
Per studio estimates Sunday, Warner Bros. “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” was No. 1 at the weekend box office with $ 73.7 million.
Melting down to the No. 2 position, Disney’s animated tale “Frozen” earned $ 22.2 in its third weekend, bringing its overall domestic ticket total to $ 164.4 million.
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