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6 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Stephen Colbert Gave A Heartwarming, Geektastic Speech During 'The Hobbit' Panel At Comic-Con

"I was given hope that finally, finally people might not roll their eyes when I started talking about Middle-earth," Colbert told Comic Con.

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15 hrs ago | KISS

The Hobbit new trailer unveiled

Every week we compile the very best competitions, celebrity interviews and exclusive photos so you hear the latest from Kiss before anyone else.

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19 hrs ago | Beaver Countian

Comic-Con trailer paradise for Hollywood's 2014 movie blockbusters

This article titled "Comic-Con trailer paradise for Hollywood's 2014 movie blockbusters" was written by Ben Child, for theguardian.com on Tuesday 29th July 2014 16.03 UTC San Diego's Comic-Con International has become a huge deal in Hollywood in recent years, with studios falling over themselves to pique the interest of the legions of comic-book ... (more)

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Art Daily

Bonhams to sell important film props from the collection of legendary actor Sir Christopher Lee

Two of the most powerful and magical weapons to feature in J.R.R Tolkien's novels - the wizard Saruman's staff and Aragorn's sword - are to be offered for sale by auction as part of 'There's No Place Like Hollywood', an auction of classic movie memorabilia by Bonhams in conjunction with Turner Classic Movies, to be held in New York on 24 November.

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The Independent

A former custard factory, a Midlands bog and a Leeds cemetery all...

Paul Gallagher is a reporter for the Independent and Independent on Sunday having joined the group in 2012.

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Free Republic

Happy Birthday, ‘Lord Of The Rings’

Sixty years ago today, 'The Fellowship of the Ring,' part one of J.R.R. Tolkien's masterwork, 'The Lord of the Rings,' was published in the United Kingdom.

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RollingStone

Watch Stephen Colbert's Heartwarming 'Lord of the Rings' Speech

Stephen Colbert delivered a hilarious, heartwarming speech about his relationship with J.R.R. Tolkien's masterworks of Middle-earth and Peter Jackson's film adaptations of the Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit at Comic-Con this weekend.

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The Otago Daily Times

$5m to make most of 'Hobbit' effect

Not only had Sir Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings movies and the first two The Hobbit films - based on books by celebrated English author J. R. R. Tolkien - grossed an estimated $US1.6 billion at the box office worldwide, Tourism New Zealand's chief executive Kevin Bowler said they were influencing people's decision to visit the country.

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ContactMusic.com

Cate Blanchett reveals ambition to play a dwarf

The 45-year-old actress - who plays Lady Galadriel in 'The Lord of the Rings' and 'The Hobbit' trilogies - has expressed her disappointment at not being given the opportunity to dress up as one of the hairy mythical creatures.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

The Beatles wanted to film a Lord of the Ringsa

The Beatles approached director Stanley Kubrick to make a film adaptation of The Lord of the Rings novels back in their heyday, according to moviemaker Peter Jackson .

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UPI

'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' trailer previews war

Warner Bros. previewed the trailer Saturday at San Diego Comic-Con, and released it to the public Monday.

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OnMilwaukee

Top 5 TV moments from Comic-Con

As the weekend waned, so did the San Diego Comic-Con, the annual coming together of Hollywood productions, video games, films, TV shows and everything else geeky.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Video: First Look - the Hobbit: the Battle of the Five Armies; Full Trailer Unveiled Tomorrow

The trailer for the highly-anticipated THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES will be officially unveiled tomorrow, July 28th at 12pm US-PT/3pm US-ET.

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ETonline

Stephen Colbert Rocks Full 'Hobbit' Costume To Host Comic-Con Panel

It's no secret to fans of The Colbert Report that host Stephen Colbert is a die-hard J.R.R. Tolkien fan, with an encyclopedic knowledge of his work and a dedicated love for the worlds he built.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Journal and Courier

Review: Amazon unlimited e-book service is limitedReview: Amazon...

Review: Amazon unlimited e-book service is limited 600,000 books sounds like more than you'll ever read, but are they books you wanted? Check out this story on jconline.com: http://on.jconline.com/1rJeunw "The Hobbit" by J.R.R. Tolkien, an audiobook available through Amazon's Kindle Unlimited subscription service.

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Free Republic

Peter Jackson Suggests Even Longer Cuts Of 'The Lord Of The ...

Many many epochs past, before claiming its rightful status as the beloved Oscar-winning trilogy known the world over, "The Lord Of The Rings" was planned to be a single movie, directed by John Madden .

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

SanLuisObispo.com

'Hobbit' cast tease trailer, bloopers at Comic-Con

The cast and crew from the final installment of "The Hobbit" trilogy showed off the first trailer for the fantasy film at the pop-culture convention, as well as a blooper reel from both "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" movies.

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ABC News

'Hobbit' Cast Tease Trailer, Bloopers at Comic-Con

The cast and crew from the final installment of "The Hobbit" trilogy showed off the first trailer for the fantasy film at the pop-culture convention, as well as a blooper reel from both "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" movies.

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Cinema Blend News

Stephen Colbert Just Showed Up At Comic-Con Dressed Like This

There are a lot of great things about Comic-Con but none more so than watching famous people turn into fans.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

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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