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The Hobbit shuts down New Zealand

November 29, 2012 16:12:52 Posted at November 29, 2012 16:12:52
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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Wenn, Hagen Hopkins/ Getty

At least, that’s the impression the world premiere in Wellington yesterday gives. The red carpet was over 500 yards, running the length of several city blocks, and the crowd was estimated at 100,000. The cast arrived earlier in the week in a plane plastered with the faces of hobbits and dwarves, there was a “hobbit artisanal market” in downtown Wellington in the days before the premiere and thousands of people actually went there; the airport now has a giant Gollum sculpture Full Story

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Hobbit hijacking

July 27, 2012 16:10:42 Posted at July 27, 2012 16:10:42
Sarah Posted by Sarah

With the summer superheroes out of the way, the next of the “most anticipated movies of 2012” is queued up and ready to go—Peter Jackson’s return to Middle Earth, The Hobbit. The film, subtitled An Unexpected Journey, is due in theaters in December. Part two, There and Back Again, is set for next December. Full Story

The Hobbit is probably cursed

October 18, 2010 08:41:00 Posted at October 18, 2010 08:41:00
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Written by Sarah A cursed movie is a movie where any and everything goes wrong. Sometimes the results are a great movie (Jaws, Apocalypse Now) and sometimes they’re disastrous (Terry Gilliam’s The Man Who Killed Don Quixote). Full Story