Opens Friday, Jul 18, 2014 Synopsis: Peter Jackson takes cues from the appendices of The Lord of the Rings to expand New Line Cinema's Hobbit adaptation with this third film completing the epic tale of Bilbo Baggins, as played by Martin Freeman. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Andy Serkis, Elijah Wood Movie Details Movie Review
Opens Friday, Dec 13, 2013 Synopsis: Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage), his mighty band of dwarves, Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman), and wise wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellen) embark on a crusade to reclaim Erebor from the vicious dragon Smaug (voiced by Benedict Cumberbatch) in this sweeping fantasy adventure that picks up where the events of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey left off. Peter Jackson (The Lord of the Rings trilogy) once again directs from a screenplay by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, and Guillermo del Toro. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Andy Serkis, Elijah Wood Movie Details Play Trailer Movie Review
...different in many ways, and yet it's absolutely the same filmmaker, and you are inhabiting the same world."? Elijah Wood (Frodo) on returning to Middle-earth in a cameo role: "It was a gift to come back ... what they'd constructed...
...but that was rare and for whatever reason, the movie deserved it. Here's a bit from his review of "North," an Elijah Wood film from the early '90s: "I hated this movie. Hated, hated, hated, hated, hated this movie. Hated it. Hated...
Now Playing Synopsis: Director Wayne Kramer (The Cooler, Running Scared) takes viewers on a wild ride into the lawless South with this raucous action comedy featuring three outrageous stories connected to a backwater pawn shop, and touting an all-star cast that includes Vincent D'Onofrio, Matt Dillon, Brendan Fraser, Elijah Wood, Norman Reedus, Thomas Jane, and Paul Walker. The stories center on a man frantically searching for his abducted wife, two meth-addicted white supremacists, and an inept Elvis impersonator. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Movie Details Play Trailer Movie Review
Now Playing Synopsis: Elijah Wood steps into the role made iconic by Joe Spinell in this reboot of the 1980 horror film featuring an artistic style that takes you into the killer's POV. When murderous L.A. mannequin-store owner Frank (Wood) meets attractive artist Anna (Megan Duffy), his psychotic impulses threaten to take away the one thing he cares about most. Piranha 3D's screenwriting duo of Alexandre Aja and Gregory Levasseur provide the script, with P2's Franck Khalfoun handling directing duties. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Elijah Wood, Nora Arnezeder, Megan Duffy, Jan Broberg Movie Details Play Trailer Movie Review
...Peter Jackson had stepped in and was shooting animated versions of his "Lord of the Rings" trilogy (he even brought Elijah Wood with him!). The flashbacks to the war between humanity and the robots, on the other hand, feature giant tripod...
Now Playing Synopsis: Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) joins Gandalf (Ian McKellen) and a band of dwarves led by the brave Thorin (Richard Armitage) on a treacherous quest to reclaim their mountain home from the fierce dragon Smaug in this epic fantasy adventure adapted from J.R.R. Tolkien's beloved novel by the creative forces behind the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Long before Frodo Baggins (Elijah Wood) made his arduous journey to Mordor, his brave uncle Bilbo embarked on an adventure for the ages. Bilbo's story gets under way when the great wizard Gandalf appears at his front gate with a most unusual offer. Displaced from their massive fortress in the Lonely Mountain by Smaug - a greedy dragon who coveted their gold - a community of noble dwarves were decimated by a surprise attack by monstrous orcs, whose dreaded leader the Pale Orc slew their king in a gruesome battle. Now, Thorin, the descendent of the king, is determined to reclaim his mountain kingdom for his people. Together with a fearless team of dwarves, Thorin and Gandalf recruit Bilbo to aid them in their quest since Hobbits have the unique ability to go undetected when they wish to. Before Bilbo, Gandalf, and the dwarves can reach The Lonely Mountain and defeat Smaug, however, they'll have to contend with trolls, goblins, stone giants, Gollum (Andy Serkis), and even the dreaded Pale Orc himself. Peter Jackson directs a screenplay he co-penned with Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, and Guillermo del Toro. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Ken Stott, Graham McTavish, William Kircher, James Nesbitt, Stephen Hunter, Dean O'Gorman, Aidan Turner, John Callen, Peter Hambleton, Jed Brophy, Mark Hadlow, Adam Brown, Ian Holm, Elijah Wood, Hugo Weaving, Cate Blanchett, Christopher Lee, Andy Serkis, Sylvester McCoy, Barry Humphries, Jeffrey Thomas, Mike Mizrahi Movie Details Play Trailer Movie Review
Opens Friday, Nov 18, 2011 Synopsis: The eagerly anticipated sequel to the Oscar-winning hit Happy Feet Two finds tap-dancing penguin Mumble (voice of Elijah Wood) and his pals using their smooth moves to save the penguin nation. Mumble and Gloria (voice of Pink) have started a family of their own, and their young son, Erik, is just finding his footing among his fellow emperor penguins when a dire new threat thrusts their future into jeopardy. Just when it begins to look as if all hope is lost, the penguin nation bands together to dance the darkness away. Writer/director George Miller and star Robin Williams both return in this sequel also featuring the voices of Hank Azaria, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, and Sofía Vergara. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Elijah Wood, Robin Williams, Alecia Moore, Hank Azaria Movie Details Play Trailer Movie Review
Opens Friday, Dec 14, 2012 Synopsis: The creative team behind the Lord of the Rings trilogy returns to Middle-earth with this adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's classic precursor The Hobbit. Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh share writing duties with Guillermo del Toro on the Warner Bros./MGM joint production, the story of which will span two films. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Andy Serkis, Elijah Wood Movie Details Movie Review
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