The MTV Movie awards nominations are in and The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is up for a raft of them, including:
- MOVIE OF THE YEAR
- BEST FIGHT: Orlando Bloom and Evangeline Lilly vs. Orcs
- BEST ON-SCREEN TRANSFORMATION: Orlando Bloom
- BEST HERO: Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins
The MTV Movie Awards are on April 13 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT, and are hosted by Conan O’Brien.
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is the front runner in the UK’s Jameson Empire Awards 2014, with seven nominations, just ahead of Steve McQueen’s critically acclaimed 12 Years A Slave. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and Captain Phillips are also frontrunners for this year’s awards with five nominations apiece with Alfonso Cuaron’s 3D space epic, Gravity, not far behind with four nods.
Voted for by the public, the Jameson Empire Awards 2014 recognises box office blockbusters alongside the critics’ favourites and sees films that may not be otherwise recognised, nominated for awards. Read more about the nominations here.Read More
Warner Bros. has announced that The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug will be released on DVD and Blu-ray April 8.
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug has been nominated for three Academy Awards: Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing, and Best Visual Effects.
The first film of the trilogy, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, was also nominated for three Academy Awards (Best Visual Effects, Best Makeup and Hairstyling, and Best Production Design). Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings trilogy, released between 2001 and 2003, had 30 Oscar nominations, winning 17.Read More
In his final production diary of 2013, Peter Jackson takes you behind the scenes for the scoring of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.Read More