Articles Tagged 'JRR Tolkien'

Felicity Jones and Rosamund Pike (Pics: Jon Kopaloff and Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Forget Harvard: Which of Your Favorite Stars Are Oxford Grads?

When it comes to prestige, the British education system works on a fairly simple hierarchy. There’s no Ivy League, no jostling for position. There is Oxford University and its many colleges, and there is Cambridge University and its many colleges, and then there is everywhere else. That’s not to say Manchester or Durham or Edinburgh […]

The Hobbit, Smaug

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. Tolkien’s epic story will hit theaters on December 13, 2013. Martin Freeman (Sherlock) reprises […]