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Just Like Heaven's Gate: Why Didn't The Lord Of The Rings Series Fail?

Next week, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey opens, setting in motion another Tolkien trilogy from director Peter Jackson that will end in the summer of 2014. Everyone's wondering whether these Hobbit movies can live up to the Lord of the Rings films, whose combination of commercial and critical success is just about… » 12/07/12 6:26pm 12/07/12 6:26pm