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Oh great! A TV spot showing Martin Freeman being really good as Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. That’s not something we’ve seen for a while.
I mean, srsly, it’s like they’re trying to show us the whole film in tiny two minute sections. And it’s not as if the story hasn’t already been broken up. The Hobbit was only supposed to be one film, and currently it is three. Who knows, in a week’s time it may well be 900 tiny TV spots available on a YouTube playli…
…actually, that’s pretty much what will happen within a year of the third film coming out anyway.
Anyway, here’s the new TV spot, bringing the current total up to six:
And in true countdown form, here’s TV spot five:
And this was the first one:
But please don’t watch all of them (pause for comic effect), you don’t want to get into bad hobbits.
Fraser has been writing and broadcasting about music and popular culture for over 15 years, first at the Top of the Pops website, and most recently for the NME, Guardian and MSN. He also wrote BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog and reviews albums for BBC Radio 2.
He is Anglophenia's current resident Brit, blogging about British slang and running around the Mall taking snaps of the crowd at the Royal Wedding, as well as reigniting a childhood passion for classic Doctor Who and cramming as much music in as he can manage.
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