Articles Tagged with The Hobbit

Christopher Lee: 3 Dark Facts You Did Not Know

Christopher Lee: 3 Dark Facts

Christopher Lee was 93-years-old when he died. His roles in films like the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit series, as well as the Star Wars franchise, are well-known. But here are three dark bits of knowledge about Christopher Lee that you may take to the grave with you. Christopher Lee Was A Heavy Metal… Read more »

Today Is Tolkien Reading Day, How Are You Celebrating?

Tolkien Reading Day March 25 Tolkien Pipe

For many fans of Tolkien’s varied works, Tolkien Reading Day marks a special time where the world celebrates as a whole on the Professor’s legacy. Set on March 25, the date has significance because of the history of perhaps Tolkien’s greatest work, The Lord of the Rings. But what is Tolkien Reading Day? Established in… Read more »

‘The Hobbit’ Director Peter Jackson To Open WWI Museum

Peter Jackson to open WWI museum

After finishing his work on The Hobbit trilogy, director Peter Jackson will help launch a World War I museum in Wellington, New Zealand. Jackson was speaking on Wednesday at a Screen Advisory Board event to promote local film projects with the Park Road Post Production offices. According to the Associated Press, Jackson is a WWI… Read more »

‘Taken 3’ Placed To End The Box Office Reign Of ‘The Hobbit’

Taken 3 Poised To Dethrone Hobbit Over The Weekend

For three weeks, the final installment of Peter Jackson’s treatment of The Hobbit has reigned supreme at the box office. Last weekend, the film both topped $700 million globally, according to Vanity, and brought in $52.2 million over the weekend. But, after several weeks of amazing performance, Vanity expects to see receipts for The Hobbit:… Read more »

The Hobbit Battles Its Way to the Top Box Office Spot


The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies will be facing tough competition from Unbroken and Into the Woods this weekend, according to some box office analysts. Phil Contrino, vice president and chief analyst at, gave his opinion on the how well he believes The Hobbit will do this holiday weekend versus the other… Read more »

‘The Hobbit’ Rules The Box Office

The Hobbit Peter Jackson

The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies is the culmination of a journey director Peter Jackson began 13 years ago with the 2001 release of The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring. Audiences all over the world have paid to see Jackson’s sweeping vision of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle Earth, and Battle of the… Read more »

‘The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies': More Photos Released


Fans of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies rejoice! More stills of the Peter Jackson production have surfaced online, and this is making everyone very excited for the upcoming Saturday panel at San Diego Comic Con. After an extended very quiet time, during which the only news we had was that the movie… Read more »

Comic-Con 2014 Is Here!! Your Complete Guide To SDCC 2014!

Comic Con 2014

The 45th Annual San Diego Comic-Con has come once again, and it’s bigger than ever. Hundreds of thousands of fans of comics, movies, television and video games are flocking to Comic-Con for what has become the be all end all center of the nerd universe. This year at Comic-Con, an estimated 125,000 fans will flood… Read more »

‘The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies’, New Photo Released

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies photo.

This year we will see the final installment of Peter Jackson’s trilogy, The Hobbit, with its new title, The Battle of the Five Armies. A new image has been released showing two of the main protagonists in the saga, Sir Ian McKellen (Gandalf) and Luke Evans (Bard the Bowman). Jackson wrapped up production on his… Read more »

Evangeline Lilly: Playing A Sylvan Elf Is ‘A Dream Come true’

Evangeline Lilly calls playing Tauriel, A dream come true

Evangeline Lilly has been a massive fan of The Hobbit since she was a young girl. The prospect of of playing an elf heroine for the big screen adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy novel has her very excited, even if some of her fans aren’t convinced. Lilly spoke to reporters at a Los Angeles press… Read more »

Ed Sheeran Was Drunk When He Received ‘Desolation Of Smaug’ Offer

Ed Sheeran Desolation of Smaug

Ed Sheeran was pretty drunk when he received an offer to appear on the soundtrack for Peter Jackon’s The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. The singer recorded the tune “I See Fire” for the second installment of Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy. Although the song appears on the soundtrack for the flick, Sheeran admitted that he… Read more »

‘The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug’ Review

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug review

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is the continuation of the Peter Jackson trilogy, based on the fantasy novel by J.R.R. Tolkien. After waiting for a year after the original film, titled The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, the second part of the trilogy doesn’t waste any time delving into action that resumes the saga of… Read more »