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The Hobbit Movie

8 Huge Changes Made To 'The Hobbit' Movies

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 01.12.2015 | Books

In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit ... Now, more than 70 years after Tolkien first published those words, the hobbit himself, Bilbo Bag...

These Photos Of 'The Hobbit' Scale Doubles Are Just Precious

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 12.30.2013 | Entertainment

It turns out most of cast of "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" are quite a bit taller than their dwarf characters ought to be in relation to elves...

The Hobbit's Ultimate Guide to New Zealand

Viator | Posted 02.15.2014 | Travel

While filming, many of the cast expressed concerns that viewers would think the landscape was fake. How, they argued, could moviegoers believe that such stunning scenery is real? Where in the world do thundering waterfalls, turquoise lakes, volcanic pinnacles, and alpine glaciers all occupy a terrain with hardly any people?

Reviews of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug: "If You Go for No Other Reason, Go to See Smaug"

Quora | Posted 02.15.2014 | Entertainment

The marketers made a brilliant move in refusing to reveal more than an eye or a bit of tail in the previews, because the first full-on shot of Smaug made my jaw drop. He is exquisite, and when Bilbo says that tales fall short of his magnificence, he couldn't be more correct.

The Top 5 Most Preposterous Scenes in The Desolation of Smaug

Seth Abramson | Posted 02.13.2014 | Entertainment
Seth Abramson

The Desolation of Smaug is filled with significantly more visual hyperbole than its predecessor, indeed some moments so preposterous in their construction and so outrageous in their deviation from Tolkien's text that they resoundingly deserve a listicle of the sort provided here.

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug: No Regrets

Joseph Parker | Posted 02.10.2014 | Entertainment
Joseph Parker

The movie is epic in both scope and nature, with rousing cinematography and plot twists that will either irate or satisfy. While it deviates greatly from the book, the storyline manages to capture the essence of the tale while drawing in the audience with every scene.

Teens' Epic 'Hobbit' Tribute Using 80,000 LEGOs

Posted 12.01.2013 | Teen

You might remember Blake Baer and Jack Bittner's amazing LEGO re-creation of Rivendell from "The Lord Of The Rings" movie last year. Now that "The Hob...

Gollum As Forrest Gump?

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 08.26.2013 | Comedy

While we're all familiar with the (not-so-) lovable character of Gollum from "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" trilogies by now, you may not be...

$1 Billion

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 03.03.2013 | Entertainment

Good news for "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey." Peter Jackson's "Hobbit" just broke the $1 billion mark in global earnings at the box office. R...

Is There Really Enough Material in The Hobbit To Justify Spreading It Across Three Movies?

Quora | Posted 02.11.2013 | Entertainment

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Joshua Engel, Polymath There's more to The Hobbit than you might expect just from a page cou...

Celebrities Who Look LIke Hobbits

Posted 12.12.2012 | Celebrity

On a recent episode of "The Voice," Christina Milian asked Scottish rocker contestant Terry McDermott whether or not he was a hobbit. "Yeah, I'm buste...

How Will Splitting "The Hobbit" Into Three Movies Affect Bilbo's Journey?

Quora | Posted 02.09.2013 | Entertainment

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Joshua Engel, Polymath Well, I think it helps better answer the question of how they're goin...

What Stories Will the Hobbit Movies Cover?

Quora | Posted 02.08.2013 | Entertainment

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Danielle Maurer, Anthropology Major & SciFi Fan From everything I've seen and gathered, they...

Does Gandalf Have Anything To Do With the Trolls in The Hobbit Turning Into Stone?

Quora | Posted 02.08.2013 | Entertainment

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Danielle Maurer, Anthropology Major & SciFi Fan Gandalf has everything to do with it. When t...

Once the Hobbit Movies Are Completed, Should a New Viewer Watch the Hobbit Movies Or the Lord of the Rings Movies First?

Quora | Posted 02.08.2013 | Entertainment

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Joshua Engel, Polymath Without having seen the movies, I can't know for sure. But the impres...

A Tolkien Geek On New Hobbit Film

John_Stephens | Posted 02.05.2013 | Books

I think of myself as a Tolkien geek. I've read The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings (LOTR) more than a dozen times each. I've seen the Peter Jackson's...

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...

'The Hobbit' Actor Calls Tolkien 'Unreadable'

Posted 09.24.2012 | Books

Billy Connolly, the actor who will play the dwarf Dáin Ironfoot in Peter Jackson's forthcoming "The Hobbit" films, has a surprising opinion on the bo...

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...

PHOTO: 'The Hobbit' Reveals Gorgeous New Star Still

Posted 03.16.2012 | Entertainment

Bilbo Baggins is all in. Warner Bros. has released a new photo still from "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," the wildly anticipated first prequel...

'The Hobbit' And Other Movies Filmed Out Of Order

| Posted 01.03.2012 | Books

By Tom Blunt for Word & Film You don’t have to be a time traveler to sort out the hash Hollywood makes out of our great serial works of literatur...

Bizarre Old 'Hobbit' Film Unearthed

Posted 02.20.2012 | Entertainment

Bilbo Baggins's adventure to the Lonely Mountain had quite a few twists and turns along the way. Little known fact: that dangerous, winding path inclu...

FIRST LOOK: 'The Hobbit' First Trailer Revealed!

Posted 02.19.2012 | Entertainment

Nearly ten years to the day that the first "The Lord of the Rings" film hit theaters, the first trailer for its prequel, "The Hobbit," has been reveal...

'Hobbit' Prequel Secrets Revealed

Posted 01.04.2012 | Entertainment

While "Tintin" is taking the UK by storm, don't despair "Lord of the Rings" fans, there's a little something for you, too! Peter Jackson has posted...

Secrets of 'The Lord Of The Rings' Revealed

Posted 07.02.2011 | Entertainment

Peter Jackson is throwing the doors to Middle Earth wide open. Back in New Zealand to shoot "The Hobbit," a two-part prequel to his illustrious, Os...