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Articles Tagged 'The Hobbit'

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Andy Serkis Is Reading ‘The Hobbit’ Live on YouTube for Charity

Andy Serkis is currently reading J.R.R. Tolkien‘s The Hobbit in its entirety live on YouTube to raise money for charity. The Gollum actor began his charity “Hobbitathon” at 10am BST (5am EST) on Friday and expects it to take around 12 hours, which means he should complete the epic reading at around 5pm EST. He […]


Love to Larp? 10 Fan Experiences to Put on Your Bucket List

So you’ve watched every episode of your favorite show, added a photo of it to your lockscreen, and got the t-shirt. Now what? Experience it in the flesh, that’s what. So-called “larps” (live action role-play) and other imaginative fan experiences are becoming more and more popular, encouraging viewers to get up off the sofa and experience beloved films […]


PICTURES: Peter Capaldi in Hobbiton

We already know there’s a lot of love coming towards Doctor Who from the Lord of the Rings/The Hobbit camp, especially from director Peter Jackson, a confirmed fan who also cast the Seventh Doctor Sylvester McCoy as Radagast in The Hobbit movies. So it’s fitting that Peter Capaldi should take the time to visit the […]

Martin Freeman

Martin Freeman: “I Always Like Finishing Jobs”

There was a typically forthright interview with Martin Freeman in yesterday’s Independent, given primarily to promote his role in the chilling post-war drama The Eichmann Show, but which actually took place during the third day of shooting for the next episode of Sherlock. And you can really tell. Revealing tidbits fly left and right, not […]

Martin Freeman in The Office: Midde Earth

WATCH: Martin Freeman in ‘The Office: Middle Earth’ on SNL

You may have already seen this, but it bears repeating. Because no matter how impressive it seems the first time, it’s only on the second or third viewing that you realize how odd it must be for Martin Freeman to reenact scenes he previously played as his career was first blossoming, in the context of […]


WATCH: Stephen Colbert Interviews ‘The Hobbit’s Smaug

Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert, a life-long fan of J.R.R. Tollkien and his writing, has a sit-down with the legend, Smaug, on his late night show The Colbert Report. Smaug knows how to make an entrance, crashing through the studio wall in the video. Colbert exchanges pleasantries with his massive guest, talking about what they have in […]

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Booming Marvelous: Epic Trailer for the Final ‘Hobbit’ Movie

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 comments about honor,fortitude and personal choices from all of the main protagonists. It has been scientifically designed to make the final […]

Benedict Cumberbatch

WATCH: How to Portray Your Dragon, by Benedict Cumberbatch

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 particularly glorious extras. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug comes out on November 4, and the Blu-ray 3D has […]

Hobbit Lingo

Hobbit Lingo to Throw Into Everyday Conversation

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.R.R Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit novels but Soval Pharë […]

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