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'
Arm yourselves, readers, it’s time for another fantastical Poster-Crop Quiz! This week, in honor of The Battle of the Five Armies, we are celebrating the cast of this epic final chapter in The Hobbit film trilogy. Or at least, we’re assuming it will be the final chapter. We’ve gathered posters from the filmic pasts of 10 of Five Armies‘ cast members and then let… Continue reading Poster-Crop Quiz: Can You Guess These Movies from 'The Hobbit' Stars?
Peter Jackson is bringing movie audiences back to Middle-earth one last time this month for the final adventure (at least for now) sprung from the mind of The Lord of the Rings author J.R.R. Tolkien. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is the last installment of a three-part adaptation of Tolkien’s The Hobbit, the story that first introduced readers to the hobbits, dwarves, elves and various other… Continue reading 25 Things You Might Not Know About 'The Hobbit'
In their extended (and superior) cuts, the three films of the Lord of the Rings trilogy run 680 minutes. That’s just over 11-and-a-half hours. Add in the six or so hours from the first two Hobbit movies and you have a lot of movie. Now, picking the 20 best single moments from these five movies doesn’t seem so foolhardy. If anything, it seems too… Continue reading The 20 Greatest Middle-earth Movie Moments from 'The Lord of the Rings' and 'The Hobbit'