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Admittedly, I haven't been too impressed with the Hobbit trilogy. Though The Lord of the Rings was a freakishly long series of films, at least it was dense with information, characters, and plot. The …
The Hobbit Part 2 picks up with a cantina scene right out of Star Wars. Thorin (Richard Armitage), the Dwarf King, sits down for some grog, fully aware that he is being watched. But before you can say…
My favorite thing about Lord of the Rings: Return of the King is that I finally figured out that R. Wynn and A.O. Wynn are not related. During the first two movies, I kept thinking they must both be m…
Just when you think director Peter Jackson is in over his head with the extravagant special effects, numerous characters, and the large scope of J.R.R. Tolkein's book, he proves you wrong. Every momen…
I've been reminded of Titanic several times over the last few years while picking up stories here and there about the production of The Lord of the Rings trilogy. One factoid in particular gave me a l…
This time around, Peter Jackson seemed to make sure he wasn't going to leave anyone out. But did all of those Dwarves (not to mention Wizards, Elves, and Hobbits) start to blur together in The Hobbit:…
Burning questions about Hobbits and other creatures of Middle Earth are finally answered! Apparently Bilbo Baggins stands 4'2" while Thorin the Dwarf King is 4' 10.5" (and a little taller than average…
Unlike Peter Jackson's original Lord of the Rings Trilogy, a trio of movies based on a trio of dense books, the Hobbit trilogy is based on... a single book. Not only that, but it is a single book that…
Check out this new Air New Zealand in-flight safety video inspired by The Hobbit. The airline partnered with WETA Workshop to create this funny, yet still-educational instructional video (watch out fo…