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    The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug

    The hand-to-hand combat that fills the movie is seamlessly integrated into a make-believe world created by the magicians at Jackson’s WETA workshop. (Photo by Mark Pokorny)

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    Watch: Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman Are Back in the Trailer for 'Sherlock' Season Three

    Benedict Cumberbatch, the cheekboniest actor to ever simultaneously steal the hearts of the global cinephile and fan contingents, returns to his breakout role as a contemporary Sherlock Holmes in season three of BBC's "Sherlock" on January 1st in the U.K. and January 19th in the U.S. on PBS.

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    Review: Peter Jackson’s ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug’ Starring Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen & More

    If the “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” was a bloated 2 hour and 49 minute slog, replete with dull merriment, songs and a distended prologue that threatened to put you to sleep, then in contrast, “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” is a brisk, engagingly paced 2 hours and 41 minutes which goes ...

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    Watch: Benedict Cumberbatch Returns as the Famous Detective in the Teaser for Season Three of 'Sherlock'

    These days Benedict Cumberbatch is a huge star who can be seen in both tentpole blockbusters and arthouse hits, but it was his role as a contemporary take on Arthur Conan Doyle's famous detective in Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss's witty BBC series "Sherlock" that served as his breakout

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    New Images, TV Spot, Featurette & Posters For 'The Hobbit: Desolation Of Smaug'

    So, even though we're stuck with a bloated trilogy instead of what would've been a leaner two picture punch, the middle entry to Peter Jackson's latest saga—"The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug"—is coming to your local multiplex, but there is at least one reason to get excited: dragons.

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    Watch: Two New TV Spots For 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'

    If you didn't have your fill of Middle Earth adventures with last year's "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," well, you're in luck, because for the next two Christmases we'll be treated with a new J.R.R. Tolkien-inspired odyssey (captured, for some reason, in ultra-fluid 48 fps 3D). The first sequel...

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    PBS Announces a Premiere Date For the New Season of Benedict Cumberbatch's 'Sherlock'

    PBS has just unveiled its slate of programming for the Winter/Spring 2014 season, and with it a U.S. premiere date for the highly anticipated third season of "Sherlock," the hit contemporary adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle's work, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as legendary detective Sherlock Holmes...

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    Bob Odenkirk, Oliver Platt Join Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman and Others in FX's 'Fargo' Limited Series

    "Fargo," the 10-episode FX limited series based on the 1996 Coen brothers' movies, has assembled an outstanding cast, with Bob Odenkirk, Oliver Platt, Kate Walsh and Glenn Howerton joining the already announced Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman and Colin Hanks. Production's slated to start in Calga...

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    Watch: Brand New Trailer For 'The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug' Arrives From Middle Earth

    Summer might be over, and the leave may be changing, but that doesn't mean Hollywood has given up entirely on popcorn thrills. This fall will still have a couple of offerings worthy of summer spectacle, and perhaps the biggest of them all is Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug." And...

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    Martin Freeman Takes William H. Macy Role In FX's 'Fargo' Series

    Before you say "What they heck d'ya mean?" and stand opposed to this TV version of the Coen Brothers wintry classic "Fargo," you should know that the siblings are actually executive producers of the limited FX series. And if casting continues to draw the names that it has so far, this is one that's ...

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