Tag Archives: The Hobbit

‘The Hobbit’ Breaks US Box Office Records

See, didn’t we tell you Martin Freeman was good?

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey finally reached theaters this weekend, and despite some lukewarm reviews and complaints about the running time, Peter Jackson’s latest Middle-earth epic has set a box office record with the ...

WATCH: ‘Hobbit’ Cast on the Merits of 48 Frames Per Second

A much talked-of aspect of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, out on Friday (December 14), is that it was shot at 48 frames per second. Most movies are shot at half this speed.

British Actors Populate Middle-Earth in ‘The Hobbit’

It is easy to mistake The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey for a British movie. That’s because English actors play so many of the major roles in the fantasy adventure film, which opens Friday (Dec. 14).

Sir Ian McKellen: “I’ve Had Cancer For Six Years”

It’s a curious story to suddenly run, just as The Hobbit is coming out and people are getting to see what he’s been up to down in New Zealand for much of the year, but still today is the day the Sun has chosen to disclose ...

Week-Long ‘Hobbit’ Tribute on ‘Colbert Report’

Stephen Colbert, a lifelong fan of JRR Tolkien, has taken it upon himself to dedicate a week-long tribute to The Hobbit with four shows on The Colbert Report this week on Comedy Central at 11:30pm ET.

‘Hobbit’ Director Peter Jackson Praises Martin Freeman

The Hobbit director Peter Jackson has gone out of his way to praise Martin Freeman for his lead role as Bilbo Baggins in the forthcoming film (December 14), reports Total Film.

DON’T WATCH: Yet Another Hobbit TV Spot…

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.

WATCH: Gandalf Bets On Bilbo In New ‘Hobbit’ TV Spot

It’s interesting how much the marketing for the new Hobbit films is using Martin Freeman’s comedic talent as a way of building up interest, isn’t it? Whereas Lord of the Rings was about doom and spectacle (and funny ...

A Hobbit’s Guide To Air Safety, From Air New Zealand

Oh internet, will you NEVER tire of delighting the world with special treats?

So, this video is called An Unexpected Briefing, and it was made by Air New Zealand, as an alternative to the standard safety messages everyone has to sit through before takeoff. And it stars characters from the The Hobbit and the Lord ...

‘The Hobbit’ Latest: New TV Spot And Martin Freeman Interview

If anyone was remotely unsure as to why Martin Freeman should have been such a perfect casting choice for the role of Bilbo Baggins in the new Peter Jackson Hobbit films – beyond the fact that he is jolly good at the acting, of course ...