The Lord of the Rings as a franchise doesn’t age well when subjected to critiques of feminism and racism; it is unfortunate that the original books were a product of a society that was entrenched in some very nasty attitudes […]
In Brief: The Desolation of Smaug succeeds where its predecessor failed, but some issues remain. In Depth: I found myself smiling as I left the cinema last night. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug had, for me, succeeded where An Unexpected Journey had […]
Hot on the heels of the first poster for the second part of Peter Jackon’s Hobbit trilogy comes the trailer for The Desolation of Smaug. This two minute trailer gives us all a first look at some important characters. We […]
First up, let me just say that I am a huge fan of The Lord of the Rings. By this, I do not mean I enjoyed a handful of films I saw a decade ago. I love the books, I’ve read […]
A school in London – Tower House School – have decided that waiting for The Hobbit film has gone on long enough, so they’ve made their own. The full-length (yes, it runs a full 90 minutes…) is only for pupils and parents […]
It’s here! The second Hobbit trailer, released just a few hours ago!
Turns out the head-shots of The Hobbit‘s characters have been released. The costume work seems, as ever, to be immaculate. Awesome.
Den of Geek have come up with a new photo of Richard Armitage”s character of Thorin Oakenshield from The Hobbit, released via the actor’s Twitter account. All of Jackson’s characters in The Lord of the Rings world always look so damned perfect. Hats off […]
A great article posted over at Den of GeekÂ provides some analysis of just whether there is enough material in The Lord of the Rings appendices to justify stretchingÂ The HobbitÂ out for three movies. Warning:Â this article does contain potential spoilers if you […]
It’s been coming. Â It’s been talked about. Â Now it’s been confirmed: there will be aÂ thirdÂ Hobbit film. Â It appears Jackson et al. wish to ‘flesh out’ the story with additional materials to make it more ‘complete’. Cash grab? Â Or an excellent […]