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The Hobbit an Unexpected Journey

WATCH: Bilbo Meets Gollum

Posted 12.05.2012 | Entertainment

Need a little something to tide yourself over until the release of "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" on Dec. 14? Six new clips from the film have be...

What's The Word On 'The Hobbit'?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.03.2013 | Entertainment

The review embargo for "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" lifted at 12 a.m. EST/9 p.m. PST on Monday night, meaning every critic with an Internet con...

The Most Controversial Part of 'The Hobbit'

Mike Ryan | Posted 02.02.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

Yes, there's a new Hobbit movie coming out soon. (The first of three Hobbit movies, actually.) But, most of the buzz -- both good and bad -- stems from the fact that The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey will be shown on a special kind of film with a rate of 48 frames per second. Truth be told, I had no idea what this meant when it was first announced.

'What A Gas!' Sir Ian McKellen Is Excited About His 'X-Men' Return

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 11.29.2012 | Entertainment

On Tuesday, Bryan Singer tweeted that Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart will both reprise their roles as, respectively, Magneto and Professor X...

The Hobbit World Premiere: An Unexpected Journey Indeed

Meg Hemphill | Posted 01.29.2013 | Entertainment
Meg Hemphill

I've covered at least a dozen red carpets and have never seen anything this long (nearly a third of a mile) -- not at Harry Potter or Twilight.

WATCH: The Final 'Hobbit' Production Video

Posted 11.24.2012 | Entertainment

The final production video for "The Hobbit" has been released. Titled "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Video #9," Peter Jackson debuted the clip...

WATCH: Epic Fan Trailer For 'The Hobbit'

Posted 11.21.2012 | Entertainment

With less than a month till the Dec. 14 release of "The Hobbit," fan excitement is heating up. One J.R.R. Tolkien enthusiast showed love for "The ...

'Hobbit' Director Defends Himself On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.24.2014 | Entertainment

After denying charges that neglect led to 27 animal deaths on the New Zealand set of "The Hobbit" trilogy, director Peter Jackson took to Facebook Tue...

Shocking Animal Deaths On 'Hobbit' Production

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 01.19.2013 | Entertainment

By NICK PERRY, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- Animal wranglers involved in the making of "The Hobbit" movie trilogy say the produc...

100% Middleearth, 100% Pure New Zealand

Jo Brothers | Posted 01.15.2013 | Travel
Jo Brothers

Tourism New Zealand recently launched a new look for destination New Zealand, with the 100% Middle-earth, 100% Pure New Zealand campaign, invoking the energy of Middle-earth.

LISTEN: Complete 'Hobbit' Soundtrack Already Online

Posted 11.14.2012 | Entertainment

Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" won't be released for another month, but the full soundtrack for the upcoming fantasy-adventure fi...

The 2012 Winter Holiday Movie Preview

Jeff Sorensen | Posted 01.06.2013 | Entertainment
Jeff Sorensen

Summer is where they roll out all the blockbusters one after another, but some studios are smart and wait until everyone is depressed because of winter and roll a few out. Let's take a look at what we have to enjoy or endure in November and December.

'The Hobbit' Makes History

Posted 10.28.2012 | Entertainment

If "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" didn't already have enough hype, it just got a little more. Commercials that aired this week for the film ...

'Hobbit' Star Explains Why He Almost Passed On Big Role

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.18.2012 | Entertainment

Outside of director Peter Jackson, no one is more closely associated with the "Lord of the Rings" universe than Sir Ian McKellen. Which is why the ide...

Why Did Guillermo Del Toro Leave 'The Hobbit'?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.17.2012 | Entertainment

On May 30, 2010, director Guillermo Del Toro released a statement announcing his departure from "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey." "In light of o...

Oscar's Best Actor race is over - Daniel Day-Lewis can't lose for Lincoln

Tom O'Neil | Posted 12.12.2012 | Entertainment
Tom O'Neil

Move over, Meryl Streep, Jack Nicholson, Walter Brennan and Ingrid Bergman. Daniel Day-Lewis is about to join you in the pantheon of Oscar's second-biggest winners.

5 Things We're Into This Week!

Posted 10.03.2012 | Teen

This is the latest installment in a series where the HuffPost Teen editors round up five things they're excited about each week -- from new video game...

LOOK: New Poster For 'The Hobbit'

Posted 09.23.2012 | Entertainment

Tolkien Week closed out with a bang. To celebrate Hobbit Day -- which, as Middle-earth denizens know, is celebrated at the end of Tolkien Week on S...

WATCH: New 'Hobbit' Trailer Debuts

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.19.2012 | Entertainment

It's almost time to head back to Middle-earth. To celebrate Tolkien Week, Warner Bros. has released a brand-new trailer for "The Hobbit: An Unexpec...

Will 'The Hobbit' Cost You More?

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.24.2012 | Entertainment

Tickets for "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" will not cost moviegoers who choose to see the higher frame-rate screenings of Peter Jackson's film mo...

The Part Of 'The Hobbit' You Probably Won't See In Theaters

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.08.2012 | Entertainment

Peter Jackson isn't the only one who thinks that audiences need some time to digest 48 frames-per-second technology. In a somewhat surprising bit of n...

Joe Satran

Will Three Be A Crowd For 'The Hobbit' Movies? | Joe Satran | Posted 08.02.2012 | Entertainment

Director Peter Jackson took to Facebook on Monday to confirm rumors that he would be releasing his long-awaited adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Ho...

Great News For 'Hobbit' Fans

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 07.30.2012 | Entertainment

Middle-earth fans, you may need to sit down for this one: Peter Jackson has confirmed "The Hobbit" will become a trilogy. "It is only at the end of...

WATCH: Go Behind The Scenes Of 'The Hobbit'

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 07.23.2012 | Entertainment

"Hobbit" fans, you're in luck. Since Peter Jackson knows that not every fan could make it to San Diego for Comic-Con, the director's latest "Hobbit" p...

'If You Hate It, You Hate It': Peter Jackson Isn't Afraid Of 'The Hobbit's' Controversial Technology

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 07.15.2012 | Entertainment

In April, Peter Jackson premiered footage of his highly anticipated return to Middle-earth, "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," at CinemaCon in Las V...