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By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on November 7th, 2014
Yesterday, the full-length trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies was released, and it’s a spectacular affair, filled with ominous rumbles, loud booms, dark looks, intimidating armies, tumbling masonry and worrying ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on October 22nd, 2014
In preparation for the final part of Peter Jackson’s Tolkien trilogy—The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies, which will hit cinemas on December 17—the multi-disc release of part two is imminent, and with it comes some ...
Have you ever coined a term amongst your circle of friends and wait to see how long it takes for it to catch on? Let’s be trend-setters and throw a wink of Hobbit into modern day dialogue. There are over 20 languages in J.
We won’t know until Peter Jackson confirms whether or not he’s going to adapt The Silmarillion if the director’s fourteen-year, six-movie association with the works of J.R.R.
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on July 27th, 2014
Benedict Cumberbatch wasn’t only in town for The Penguins of Madagascar—which he’d done a panel for on Thursday (July 24)—he stuck around San Diego Comic-Con to take part in the star-filled panel for The Hobbit: ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on July 4th, 2014
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 ...
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 ...
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.
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on January 2nd, 2014
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 ...
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 ...