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Thinking about joining Bilbo Baggins on his journey to the Lonely Mountain this weekend? If you are, a scientist from Bristol University in the UK has made it easy for you to dress for the weather.
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Not too long ago, I found myself talking with a friend over coffee. As we began to discuss the upcoming Hobbit movie , the two of us began to reflect on Tolkien's novels and how his Christian faith was revealed through his writing.
LOS ANGELES _ It wasn't so long ago that Evangeline Lilly was one of those strident J.R.R. Tolkien fans worried that Peter Jackson's movie adaptations wouldn't capture the poetic soul of the fantasy she so loved as a child growing up in Canada.
Twelve dwarves and a hobbit on a quest; popular culture's favourite wizard; the dastardly dragon Smaug sitting in a mountain on a pile of gold.
The European premiere of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug takes place in Berlin from 5:20pm this evening, Monday December 9, and you can watch the stars on the red carpet here.
What was it like to live in the leafy Shire, the starting point of Bilbo Baggins' trek in "The Hobbit"? And how did Frodo and Sam feel as, step by step, they made their way across the heat-blasted wastes of Mordor in the climax of "The Lord of the Rings"? Fans who really want to know may find answers in a computerised simulation of the climate of ... (more)
While climate skeptics dismiss climate science as nothing more than a fantasy, scientists have used a powerful super computer to map the fictional Middle Earth in J.R.R Tolkien's Lord of the Rings series.
It was hard to avoid Benedict Cumberbatch at the movies in 2013, a year in which he starred in "Star Trek Into Darkness," "The Fifth State," "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" and others.
After so many hours spent watching "Lord of the Rings" and "Hobbit" movies, we're all starting to look as world-weary as Gandalf .
Tolkien-obsessed New Zealand fans don't have to go far to experience the kind of weather inhabitants of Hobbiton would enjoy.
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The second in a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien, this film continues the adventures of the title character Bilbo Baggins as he journeys with the Wizard Gandalf and thirteen Dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield on an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor.
The second in a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by JRR Tolkien, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.
BURBANK, Calif. -- Bilbo Baggins' journey through Middle-earth resumes on Dec. 13, and Warner Bros.
MTV will be adapting Terry Brooks' much loved fantasy series for television -- but how faithful an adaptation should fans expect? Perhaps the biggest surprise about the news that we'll soon have a television series based on Terry Brooks ' Shannara novels is that it's taken so long -- Brooks' fantasy series started way back in 1977, after all, and ... (more)