“When we watched it, it was like nothing we had ever seen before. We were mesmerized. We’ve been in love with the land of Middle-earth and its inhabitants ever since. That’s why we’re so excited about all of the new Hobbit movies coming out!”
As expected, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey passed the billion dollar mark for its worldwide box office this past weekend. Peter Jackson was so excited, he decided to move the date for the third Hobbit movie to December.
Fili and Kili share their experiences at The Unexpected Art Show and The One Expected (Oscar) Party in Hollywood, put on by TheOneRing.net. Click through to enjoy the videos!
In a White House press conference held February 27th, Presidential Aid Thomas Camp admitted that the whole Erebor incident had gotten out of hand. Military Tactician Arnold Swartz has acknowledged, “[We] really dropped the ball when those terrorists took our dwarf embassy.”
The Hobbit: There and Back Again, the final film in Peter Jackson’s trilogy adaptation of the timeless classic The Hobbit, will now be released on December 17, 2014.
There were no Academy Awards for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, but that didn’t stop the fanboys and fangirls from partying with TheOneRing.net on Oscar night. We also have news on what the movie did win, the deal between Jackson and the New Zealand government… and a video from Weta Digital.
KnittingDaily.com seems an unlikely spot for Hobbit news, but the site has published an article earlier this month about the wool used for the Hobbit movies. This past Saturday, a video inspired by J.R.R. Tolkien’s poem “Song of Durin’s Awakening” was posted on YouTube. Click through to see the video and to find links to stories around the web.
Yet one does not have to resort to wishful thinking to uncover a Catholic worldview in The Hobbit, and Pearce’s recent book, Bilbo’s Journey, does a fine job of showing how Tolkien’s faith is “hidden” within the story. As Gandalf says, the journey will be “very good for you—and profitable too….”
You know that scene in The Hobbit where poor Bilbo is invaded by members of the dwarf fellowship? In hilarious hijinx, the dwarfs begin to raid Bilbo’s food and make a huge mess in his house. Comedic gold to anyone watching, but no one would ever take that scene seriously….
Happy Valentine’s Day, Tolkien lovers! This week we discuss whether Tolkien was a Romantic, give you plenty of links to follow from this past week in Hobbit-land, and share a video interview with the “Goblin Scribe” from The Hobbit.
Fili: “Whether or not you have a Thorin, Valentine’s Day is a good time to stuff yourself with chocolates.” In this episode, learn how to make vanilla buttercreams. Click through to see the video.
Warner Bros. makes an official announcement about the release of the home version of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Peter Jackson comes to the aid of a fan who was robbed, and the Saul Zaentz Company and the Tolkien Estate continue their battle over Lord of the Rings slot machines. Click through for details and more Hobbit news.
From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson comes “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM), arriving on Digital Download on March 12th and on Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack and 2-Disc DVD Special Edition on March 19th from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.
Helping you “bring Middle-earth into your daily life,” here’s the latest installment of Happy Hobbit. This one will get your goat… err… give you the basics in case you happen to get a goat. Click through to see the video.
Own The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey March 19! This and other news gathered this week from Hobbitland, including a podcast and a video, are inside. Find out what you may have missed.
The buzz this week is that The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey will break the billion-dollar mark worldwide sometime next month. We also have information on Hobbit parodies by Saturday Night Live and The Warp Zone and on an hour and a half video interview with Billy Boyd (Pippin) and Dominic Monaghan (Merry).
This week we have some links from around the world, and a hilarious video. Plus, I share some thoughts on a controversial picture of a Photoshopped version of Michelangelo’s painting of The Last Supper with Peter Jackson’s dwarves superimposed over the figures at the table.
The latest episode from your favorite female dwarves is now online. Will this wine make them happy? Click through to see the video.
Drawing from a variety of sources, including letters and memoirs of those who knew the Professor, Duriez’ biography should stand as the definitive source for this generation. The novice will find the book very readable and accessible, while the aficionado will benefit from a strong refresher, as well as a few new tidbits and ideas to chew on.
Let’s pretend that the Hobbit book was never created and that Peter Jackson was just rebooting The Fellowship. What would a reboot of the fellowship look like? Well, based on rules made by Batman Begins and The Amazing Spider Man….
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