Financial documents show trilogy production is already the most expensive ever, even without final eight months
Simon West, the director of 'Tolkien & Lewis,' explains the backstory of how two world-renowned authors came to prominence
TV demonstrated its muscle, even during film studio panels
Peter Jackson posted on Facebook that his two-part adaptation of the J.R.R. Tolkien novel "The Hobbit" has ended its 266-day shoot
Academy voters showered "The Lord of the Rings" with love when it ended, but "Harry Potter" isn't getting the same treatment
"Close Encounters," "Planet of the Apes" and "The Wizard of Oz" also honored in Broadcast Film Critics Assn. vote
The "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" renews awards talk for the performance-capture pioneer -- but will voters agree?
Supporters of "The Hobbit" staying in New Zealand will march Monday
“Twilight” bows and Twitter booms and vuvuzelas go to Middle Earth
All of L.A.'s arts are involved in a festival celebrating L.A.'s long-awaited Ring Cycle -- except the film industry
Filmmaker bows out as project drags on, but will still co-write MGM-New Line's adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien classic
"The book had made all us cry, and we wanted to find out why we’d reacted that way. It was like decoding the book"