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Seven times actors should have said 'no'

In light of Johnny Depp's disastrous new movie Mortdecai, Dominic Corry cites seven other instances of movie stars taking…

Internet killed the video store

Bureaucracy at the struggling video store was the final straw, writes Karl Puschmann.

Hobbit still victorious in box office battle
Hobbit still victorious in box office battle

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is on track to be the second biggest film released in 2014. It is still at the…

Hobbit back for holiday rescue
Hobbit back for holiday rescue

While Hollywood continued to wrestle with the fallout of the Sony hacking scandal, the weekend box office offered the solace…

Hobbit takings defy forecasts
Hobbit takings defy forecasts

The Hobbit; The Battle of the Five Armies has topped US$355 million at the international box office after a week on release…

Middle-earth museum on the cards?
Middle-earth museum on the cards?

New Zealand already has Hobbiton but Gandalf actor Ian McKellen doesn't think it should end there.

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LOTR mythology explained in one short video

LOTR mythology explained in one short video

Anyone who wants to see Peter Jackson’s final Hobbit movie, The Battle of the Five Armies but reckons they’ll give it a miss because it’s all just too confusing – think again.

Five Armies storms box office

Five Armies storms box office

The Hobbit:The Battle of the Five Armies has grossed $US117 million worldwide in its opening weekend, breaking local box office records across the world ahead of its opening in the United States. Sir Peter Jackson's final…

The Hobbit: Definitive review

The Hobbit: Definitive review

And so it ends, with a hiss and a roar. Actually, many hisses and many roars - those from that dragon from the previous instalment going down in flames at the beginning.

Dominic Corry: Getting nerdy with Peter Jackson

Dominic Corry: Getting nerdy with Peter Jackson

Dominic Corry gets nerdy talking to director Peter Jackson about his final Hobbit film.

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Hobbit star stole from set

Hobbit star stole from set

Actress Evangeline Lilly pocketed a precious rune stone from the set of The Hobbit and told director Peter Jackson she had lost it on a beach.

Jackson gets Hollywood star

Jackson gets Hollywood star

Peter Jackson has realised a 40-year-old dream by receiving his star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame - and he's scored some prime real estate.

Actors reflect on Middle-earth movies

Actors reflect on Middle-earth movies

The acting veterans of Middle-earth remember and reflect with Des Sampson about their time on the trilogies.

Hobbit gang enjoy final get together

Hobbit gang enjoy final get together

The world premiere of Sir Peter Jackson's last Hobbit film has been a bittersweet moment for fans around the world who have been waiting for the trilogy's final piece.

Exclusive Hobbit costume trail

Exclusive Hobbit costume trail

Fans of The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings trilogies will have the chance to have a close up look at some of the costumes worn by the stars of the films at a Costume Trail throughout Wellington.

15-year Hobbit journey finally ends

15-year Hobbit journey finally ends

The London world premiere for the final film in the Hobbit trilogy is underway, while a special screening is held in Wellington.

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