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5 hrs ago | Polygon

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor will now launch one week earlier

The PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One versions will launch on Sept.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Country Courier

The Hobbit and History

A fascinating guide to the history behind J.R.R. Tolkien's book The Hobbit-just in time for the final movie release, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies J.R.R. Tolkien's Bilbo Baggins is one of the most beloved characters in modern literature.

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ContactMusic.com

Peter Jackson Still In Line To Direct an Episode of 'Doctor Who'

Peter Jackson , whose big budget adaptations of the J.R.R Tolkien novels The Lord of The Rings and The Hobbit have grossed almost $5billion worldwide, might be making a brief switch to small screen to direct an episode of Doctor Who for The BBC.

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Radio Times

Fiery Smaug dominates first poster for The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies

The dragon - played by Benedict Cumberbatch - squares up to Luke Evans' Bard the Bowman in the final instalment of Peter Jackson's trilogy The last time we saw Benedict Cumberbatch's Smaug the dragon he was taking flight for Lake-town, intent on wreaking destruction.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

USA Today

Comic-Con readies for the last 'Hobbit' film

Peter Jackson brings his sixth and final Middle-earth film "The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies" to Comic-Con.

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Radio Times

Caption competition! What's going on in the first image from The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies?

The first image from The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies has been released... and we're not sure what to make of it.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

USA Today

Review: Amazon unlimited e-book service is limited

Amazon's new "unlimited" e-book service lets you read 600,000 books. That sounds like more than you'll ever read, but I found myself struggling to find the books I wanted.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

RollingStone

Competing J.R.R. Tolkien Biopics In the Works

We're nearing the end of The Hobbit trilogy as The Battle of the Five Armies is slated to arrive in December 2014.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

NewsOK.com

Review: Amazon unlimited e-book service is limited

Amazon's new "unlimited" e-book service lets you read 600,000 books. That sounds like more than you'll ever read, but I found myself struggling to find the books I wanted.

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Christian Science Monitor

Biopic will reportedly center on the friendship between writers J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis

The famous friendship between fantasy authors J.R.R. Tolkien of "The Lord of the Rings" and C.S. Lewis of "The Chronicles of Narnia" will reportedly be the subject of a film.

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Examiner.com

'Tolkien and Lewis' to focus on relationship between two British fantasy writers

J.R.R, Tolkien, whose "Lord of the Rings" series and his children's book "The Hobbit" are the most famous examples of high fantasy in history and has inspired a series of hit movies , is inspiring some movies based on his own life.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Biopic will reportedly center on the friendship between writers J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis

The famous friendship between fantasy authors J.R.R. Tolkien of "The Lord of the Rings" and C.S. Lewis of "The Chronicles of Narnia" will reportedly be the subject of a film.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Competing J.R.R. Tolkien Movies Race to Theaters

"Tolkien & Lewis," which centers on the author's relationship with his University of Oxford colleague C.S. Lewis, joins Fox Searchlight's "Tolkien" and is aiming to court the faith-based audience with an Easter release.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

The Return of the King?

No, the late Elvis Presley is not stopping by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. It's not a marathon reading of J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings."

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Escapist

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Official Synopsis Burrows Out

Warner Bros. has finally released the official synopsis for Peter Jackson's concluding tale to The Hobbit trilogy, Battle of the the Five Armies .

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International Business Times

Hobbit 3 Plot Spoilers: Thorin's Greed and Smaug's Fury

New Line Cinema has released the official synopsis with minor spoilers for "Hobbit" 3. The movie will mark the end of the trilogy which took a group of Dwarves, Bilbo Baggins and the wizard Gandalf the Grey to the Lonely Mountain.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Sun-Star

Tabada: Harvest of pages

The second came before that day ended, when I stopped by my favorite secondhand bookstore and found a hardbound copy of "The Hobbit" by J. R. R. Tolkien.

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Solar Flare

Middle-Earth Fan Art - Color Map of Beleriand

I love maps of Middle-Earth. Whether it's Tolkien's own maps or the ones in the Atlas of Middle-Earth by Karen Wynn Fonstad.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Computer And Video Games

Shadow of Mordor trailer talks crafting an emotionally driven story

Warner Bros. has released a new Middle-Earth Shadow of Mordor trailer providing a behind-the-scenes look at how the game's story is being crafted.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Comic-Con: Peter Jackson's 'Hobbit,' George Miller's 'Mad Max,' more

The Oscar-winning filmmaker will appear in the pop-culture expo's grandest arena, Hall H, to tout the Dec. 17 release of the final chapter of his second J.R.R. Tolkien trilogy, "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies," Warner Bros.

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