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Three Major Predictions For 'The Hobbit There And Back Again'

By Victoria Pavlova | 9th April 2014

We’re two films, five hours and one cliffhanger into The Hobbit film series and final installment, There And Back Again, is due out in December. This means we’re in for about eight months of speculation....

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88 Years Later, Jrr Tolkien's 'Beowulf' Is To Hit Bookshelves

By Michael West | 20th March 2014

JRR Tolkien's translation of the epic Beowulf is to be published for the first time almost 90 years after its completion. Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary will be published in May, giving Tolkien fans an...

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Becomes Most-pirated Film Of 2013

By Jaclyn Brandt | 3rd January 2014

The Hobbit scored a big victory in the early days of 2014, by being named the most-pirated film of 2013. According to Entertainment Weekly, The Hobbit: An unexpected Journey was downloaded more than 8.4 million...

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The Hobbit: Smaug's Home Erebor Would Cost $6 Billion To Buy

By Michael West | 11th December 2013

Erebor, The Lonely Mountain where Smaug the Dragon lives in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, would cost around $6 billion to buy, if it was real, according to a new housing report. US real...

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Orlando Bloom And Sir Ian Mckellen Are Legolas And Gandalf For The Last Time

By Jack de Aguilar | 1st July 2013

As filming for The Hobbit trilogy comes to an end, the franchise says goodbye to some of its most loved characters. The time has come for Legolas and Gandalf to put down their bow and...

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The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug Trailer: Here's Benedict Cumberbatch! [Trailers And Pictures]

By Michael West | 17th June 2013

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Trailer is finally here, and with it, the first look at Benedict Cumberbatch's big scaly fire breathing dragon. The British actor voices Smaug in the second of Peter Jackson's...

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The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug Trailer: Jackson Posts The 'Happy Hobbit's' Reaction

By Elinor Cosgrave | 14th June 2013

Three Elves are watching a YouTube video. This is not, contrary to how it might appear, the start of a bad joke but is actual video footage posted by Peter Jackson on his Facebook page....

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Happy Birthday Tolkien, Ebay Sale Draws In A Fortune To Defend Hobbit Pub

By Lorna Greville  | 3rd January 2013

If there was ever a time to sell of JRR Tolkien's it's now, because there has never been quite so much interest in the author. While the Lord of the Rings trilogy sold incredibly well,...

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The Hobbit Top At The Box Office Once Again

By Victoria Pavlova | 30th December 2012

The Hobbit, which wasn’t much of a favorite with critics upon its release, has continued to dominate the box office for the third week straight.The hit prequel to the Lord of the Rings trilogy has...

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The Hobbit Holds It Spot To Be Named The Box Office Champion Of The Holiday Season

By Victoria Pavlova | 23rd December 2012

The Christmas box office charts hold few surprises this year.As expected, Peter Jackson’s massive fantasy production The Hobbit is up front, despite generally unfavorable reactions from critics. The film has racked up $36.7 million in...

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Pre-release Jitters Quashed As The Hobbit Travels To $84.8 Million At Us Box Office

By Contributor | 17th December 2012

Crisis, what crisis? Fears over how The Hobbit might have got on over the weekend in the US Box Office were comfortably swept aside as, based on the back of a huge core audience left...

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The Hobbit Movie Was A "Good Omen" For Martin Freeman

By Joe Wilde | 16th December 2012

The Hobbit movie, or The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey to give it its full title, is currently doing the rounds in cinemas across the globe and whilst not everybody is a fan, one person who...

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The Hobbit: What Are People Saying - Review Round-up

By Joe Wilde | 15th December 2012

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is the first of three movie adaptations of J.R.R. Tolkein's beloved book, and predecessor to The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit. With the first instalment of Peter Jackson's adaptation...

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Lack Of Competition Means The Hobbit Set To Dominate Weekend Box Office

By Contributor | 14th December 2012

The critics and fans were worried, but it looks like The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is going to be a smash success at the box office even if it isn’t finding wholly favorable reviews –...

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The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey Will Triumph At Box Office Despite Mixed Reception

By Jack de Aguilar | 14th December 2012

It's been a somewhat unexpected journey for The Hobbit; controversy hit as animals were reportedly harmed during filming, fans felt physically sick due to advanced 48fps technology for its New Zealand debut, and then the...

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Thousands Flock To Wellington For The Hobbit New Zealand Premiere

By Contributor | 28th November 2012

Though there have been misgivings in certain corners of the press about the quality of the forthcoming film The Hobbit, in the country where the trilogy was shot there’s nothing other than feverish anticipation. That...

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The Hobbit Reportedly Responsible For Deaths Of 27 Animals

By Lorna Greville  | 19th November 2012

The much anticipated prequel of the The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Peter Jackson's The Hobbit, has come under great criticism having been accused of being responsible for the deaths of up to 27 animals....

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