The first installment of Peter's Jackson's highly anticipated film "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" hits theaters this weekend. But some Tolkien purists are saying the film may be stretched too thin.
J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit is out in theaters this weekend, and it will be a big screen celebration of the Elvish language. Tolkien spent years, some of them in World War I trenches, developing the language. It's perhaps the most elaborate fictional language ever.
When Michigan's auto factories started to close, many wondered what to do with them. The state decided to try and turn them into movie studios, which worked for a time. Until the tax credits ran out. Now those new studios are empty former factories once more.
Paul Rudd is starring in a new Broadway production that's more serious than his usual roles, which include the upcoming film This is 40. Rudd, though, says he's not looking to put his career on a certain path -- he's taking good roles as they come.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt is often remembered as the American President who stopped Adolf Hitler's march across Europe. In a new movie, Hyde Park on Hudson, film writer Richard Nelson tells the story of a pivotal weekend in Roosevelet's presidency -- and presents the man in a new light.
Judd Apatow is widely known for his success in creating smash hit comedy movies. But his latest film, due out Dec. 21, This is 40, takes a decidedly serious turn. And Apatow says he likes this new leaf he's turned over.
If you've seen Skyfall, you've probably been struck by the lair that the movie's villain has. It turns out, those deserted buildings and run down landscape are real, and really deserted, with a complicated history dating back to 19th century Japan.
Twilight is on track to be the largest movie of the year, in terms of box officie receipts. It had a huge opening, raking in $140 million, making it the second biggest opening of the series, however. Critics, however, say this time the series is different.
New Ken Burns documentary looks at Dust Bowl, 'worst sustained environmental disaster' in U.S. history
Ken Burns is widely celebrated for the incredible documentaries he brings to television. His latest work, set to air on PBS stations Nov. 18 and Nov. 19, looks at the conditions that led to the Dust Bowl -- an environmental disaster called the worst in our history, and how it happened.
Somewhere Between seeks to tell the story of the 80,000 girls adopted from Chinese families over the past 25 years. What feelings do they have as they manage their quest to understand what their roots are, and how that culture meshes with the culture they grew up in, here in the United States.