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10 hrs ago | Slam X Hype

#ThrowbackThursday: Remember When Gandalf From "Lord Of The Rings" Wore Dr. Martens Boots?

The Lord of the Rings trilogy had some of the best costume design of any movie ever made by humans.


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14 hrs ago | WSJ Media and Advertising

Third 'Hobbit' Film Renamed 'The Battle of the Five Armies'

The conclusion to Bilbo Baggins' epic cinematic journey was always going to be big, but now it looks even bigger thanks to a name change.


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Wed Apr 23, 2014

This Is Staffordshire

Ian Hislop's Olden Days (BBC2): TV review

"WHAT?" pondered Ian Hislop, "is the most important date in British history? 1066, the Battle Of Hastings? 1666, the Great Fire Of London? 1966, England take the World Cup?" He missed out 1981, Bucks Fizz win Eurovision, but I'll let it go.


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KCDZ 107.7 FM

Twentynine Palms Teen Book Club Meets Tomorrow

The classic fantasy novel, "The Hobbit" is a tale of Precious treasure, wizards, dwarves, a dragon, and other creatures, as well as the courage and conviction of Bilbo Baggins, who goes on an adventure.


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Tue Apr 22, 2014


'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' is No. 1 in movies on demand

"The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" was No. 1 for movies on demand from April 7 to April 13, 2014, according to Rentrak.


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the Hobbit: the Desolation of Smaug Tops Movies on Demand, Week Ending 4/13

Movies on Demand are transactional films available through cable and telco providers.


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Mon Apr 21, 2014


LEGO: The Hobbit 3DS Review

LEGO: The Hobbit is an adventure game based off of Peter Jackson's trilogy of Hobbit movies inspired by J. R. R. Tolkien's The Hobbit.


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The Courier

The trouble with hobbits

Peter Jackson's latest offering, "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" - or, as I like to call it, "The Hobbit 2: Adventure Harder" - was released on DVD and BluRay on April 8, and I finally got around to seeing it.


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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Lego the Hobbit Xbox One, 360, PS4, PS3, Warner Bros, cert: 7

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Developer Traveller's Tales appears to be on a quest to recreate the entirety of popular culture in primary-coloured plastic block form.


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CBC News

Words of the Khaleesi: How Dothraki was developed for Game of Thrones

The Dothraki language was expanded from the few words and phrases that appear in the book series A Song of Ice and Fire, which the hit HBO show Game of Thrones is based on.


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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Los Banos Enterprise

The Hobitt performed; Auditions being held for next production

The Los Banos Arts Council and Los Broadway presented a show based on J.R.R. Tolkien fantasy novel "The Hobbit" on March 29 at the Ted Falasco Arts Center.


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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

New on DVD/VOD

IF old-school Hollywood marketing had been in place for this second instalment of The Hobbit, the tagline might have been: "Less singing.


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Wed Apr 16, 2014


Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit: There and Back Again' title may get a new name

According to Cinema Blend on Wednesday, Peter Jackson 's final film of his trilogy, "The Hobbit: There and Back Again", could wind up getting a new title.


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Third 'The Hobbit' Film To Get Cooler Title, Maybe We'll Forget How Boring And Unnecessary It Is

Let's face it- Peter Jackson's multi-film adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's 1937 novel The Hobbit has been pretty mediocre and outright disappointing thus far.


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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Food Management

Food Meets Fiction: VA Tech Goes Hobbit Crazy

Was J.R.R. Tolkien a food fanatic? Instead of taking up the question in a literature class, students got to taste for themselves food inspired by the beloved literary character, Bilbo Baggins.


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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Cinema Blend News

This Week In Home Entertainment: The Hobbit, Grudge Match And More

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is the second of a planned trilogy of movies based on J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit .


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Tue Apr 08, 2014

The News-Messenger

Hollywoodtitles sufferfrom lack ofimagination

A worrisome trend in cinema punctuation once again rears its head this week on the home-video release calendar: the preponderance of the colon.


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Sun Apr 06, 2014


DVD reviews: 'Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug,' 'August: Osage County'

This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Martin Freeman, left, and John Callen in a scene from "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug."


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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Daily Kos

Books Go Boom! How 'Lord of the Rings' is Not a Very Good Book - and Yet, is a Great One

J.R.R. Tolkien invented Modern Epic Fantasy , and a thousand writers have followed in his massive footsteps.


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Rock Hill Herald

How biblically accurate is - Noah'?

Back in February, the Hollywood Reporter documented some of the controversy surrounding Darren Aronofsky's "Noah," which opened last week.


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