Tag Archives: The Hobbit

Why Martin Freeman Pretended His Wallet was Stolen at His ‘Sherlock’ Audition

The full interview with Martin Freeman, from which his quotes about a Sherlock Christmas special were recently taken, has appeared in the Telegraph, and as you’d expect it is crammed with forthright and fascinating ideas about his ...

WATCH: Trailer for ‘LEGO’ The Hobbit’ Video Game

Warner Bros. has released a trailer for its video game LEGO The Hobbit. 

Even if you aren’t a gamer, the trailer is pretty impressive with LEGO figures taking on the distinctive characteristics of the roles featured in The Hobbit films including but not limited to Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf, the Dwarves of ...

Tolkien Reading Day 2014

Tolkienists worldwide are gathering today, Tuesday, March 25, to read and enjoy the works of J.R.R. Tolkien. The day of recognition has been taking place annually since 2003.

A Must-Watch For ‘Hobbit’ Fans: ‘Who The ‘Ell Is Tauriel?’

Critics of the world, I’m afraid to say that your jobs are under threat.

Frankly, it is one thing to respond to Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy with snark and glee, with pith and delight, with wisdom and wit, or even with the original Tolkein text propped up in front of you and a list of footnotes, but ...

10 Things to Look Forward to in 2014

2013 was a pretty good year to be interested in British culture, was it not? Doctor Who fans in particular had more than enough to keep them occupied, with some enormously high profile entrances and exits, a 50th anniversary special and ...

Photos: Seven New Character Posters for ‘The Hobbit’ and Fan Event

Metro Goldwyn Mayer has released seven new character posters for Peter Jackson‘s The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug via Facebook. The Hobbit Facebook page has some three million “Likes” with three hundred thousand ...

WATCH: Two New TV Spots for ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’

Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) is up for another adventure in The Hobbit sequel, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. Metro Goldwyn Mayer has released two new TV spots, leading up to the December 13 release date.

WATCH: New ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ Trailer

Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, the sequel to last year’s An Unexpected Journey, seemed like it was a world away when first talking about it … but, the release date is upon us, and the adaptation of J.R.R.

Martin Freeman Says Bye-Bye To Bilbo

God bless social media, and Peter Jackson for being particularly good at it!

So, in a series of Facebook posts that have seen us say emotional farewells from the set of the final Hobbit film, Peter posted these adorable pictures today.

WATCH: Orlando Bloom Sings ‘They’re Taking the Hobbits to Isengard’ on the Set of ‘The Hobbit’

This week, after twelve hours of shooting part of the Battle of the Five Armies for the third film in the Hobbit trilogy, The Hobbit: There and Back Again, Peter Jackson said goodbye to Orlando Bloom. Bloom has played Legolas, Elf and ...