All posts tagged "The Hobbit"

  • Community
    Circuit 3: Ian McKellen

    As the site advocate for all that is Middle-earth (I make no secret that The Lord of...

  • Community
    Circuit 3 A-Z: Films That Begin With the Letter ‘H’

    How do you follow up ranking films that begin with the letter G when so many of the...

  • News
    Peter Jackson, Joe Letteri and Weta Digital to Receive Producers Guild Vanguard Award

    The Producers Guild of America (PGA) will be presenting their 2014 Vanguard Award to filmmaker Peter Jackson, visual effects...

  • Images
    New Image and Poster From ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’

    I’m looking forward to seeing a new trailer for the second film in Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy, The...

  • News
    Harvey Weinstein’s Statement Following the Ruling on ‘The Butler’ Title Dispute

    The widely publicized title dispute over The Weinstein Company’s upcoming film, The Butler, and Warner Brothers (who...

  • Trailer/Clips
    First Trailer for Peter Jackson’s ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’

    Warner Bros. has released the first trailer for Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, the second installment in what is now The Hobbit Trilogy. The trailer will drop theatrically in front of Man of Steel this weekend (read Terence’s review for that film here). We brought you a first look at Smaug’s new poster on Sunday, which is...

  • News
    First Look At Evangeline Lilly As Tauriel In ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug’

    As The Awards Circuit’s reigning champion for both LOST and The Lord of the Rings, I’m excited to post the first image of Evangeline Lilly (LOST’s Kate Austin) as Tauriel, the warrior elf, in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (courtesy of Entertainment Weekly). Apparently Tauriel – who is an original Peter Jackson...

  • News
    Box Office Results (12.23.12)

    With the international release of ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Adventure‘ (WB), it claims #1 wherever it has been released, including the American box office. Domestically, it is followed by ‘Lincoln‘ (BV) and ‘Rise of the Guardians‘ (Par./DW). ‘Skyfall‘ (Sony) is down to #4 but ‘Life of Pi‘ (Fox) remains at #5. ‘Breaking...

  • Film Reviews
    Snippet Review: ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’

    Nine years after Peter Jackson put a wrap on The Lord of the Rings trilogy (LOTR), the acclaimed director returns to Middle-earth with The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. I should start by making everyone aware of what a geek I am for this world of wizards, elves, and dwarves: I named the...

  • General
    The Sound of ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’

    Say what you will about The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (I happened to have enjoyed it a lot), but there is no denying the excellent work delivered from the craft side of the film, perhaps most notably, the sound. As the good people of Sound Works Collection always do, they have put...

  • Around the Circuit
    Around the Circuit: December 8th – December 14th

    Link(s) of the week: The big buzz around the web this week was in response to the SAG and Golden Globe nominations. The actors that receive a nomination never seem to generate as much discussion as the actors that get left off, and the web was humming the same tune about the...

  • Article
    Trailergate: The Great Trailer Debate

    There’s the infamous Watergate scandal; sports followers still get a kick out of Crygate; and Antennagate  briefly plagued Apple’s release of the iPhone 4.  Well, here’s a new one for you: Trailergate.  It’s completely made-up and involves no impeachable offenses or villainous superstar athletes, so bear with me while I set this...

  • News
    The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Full Soundtrack

    You don’t have to wait until December 11th to listen to Howard Shore’s full soundtrack to The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Thanks to Empire you can now listen to it online! It can not be embedded at this time, so you will have to go here to listen. Shore seems to have...

  • Article
    Oscar Circuit – “Master” of Networking?

    As the awards season is underway, multiple scenarios are playing out in my mind suggesting what can occur for the remainder of the year.  Films like The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and Zero Dark Thirty are still sight unseen with Django Unchained and Promised Land about to get their first set of...

  • Poster
    Seven New Banners for ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’

    The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey may not open until December 14th, but until then you can probably expect a blitz of promotional materials similar to what we saw prior to Prometheus and The Dark Knight Rises earlier this year. With advanced tickets already on sale, and crushing the likes of Skyfall and Breaking Dawn Part...

  • Poster
    A Week’s Worth of Posters

    This week we have several character posters (Les Mis; The Hobbit; Rise of the Guardians) as well as new posters from Ang Lee’s Life of Pi, Robert Redford’s The Company You Keep, Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty, and a teaser for Marc Forster’s World War Z. The poster of the week honor goes...

  • News
    Preview to Howard Shore’s Score for The Hobbit!

    It was recently announced that advanced tickets would go on sale for both The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and The Lord of the Rings marathons beginning Wednesday, November 7th. You can see more on this in the newest TV spot for the film. But as an added bonus, we have a preview...

  • Article
    ‘The Hobbit’ submits an Original Song for Oscar Consideration

    The Warner Brothers Awards Site has had their roster listed for a few weeks now.  Big contenders like Ben Affleck’s Argo, Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises, and The Wachowski Siblings and Tom Tykwer’s Cloud Atlas have their respective categories listed.  Even Steven Soderbergh’s Magic Mike is pushing a campaign for Matthew...

  • Around the Circuit
    Around the Circuit: October 20th – October 26th

    It’s time to visit the week that was via our Around the Circuit piece, where we look back at articles that we feel are worth your time covering the Oscar race, new releases, or really just anything film related. Link(s) of the week: Sasha Stone of Awards Daily gave us her latest...

  • Trailer/Clips
    Second Trailer for ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’

      The second trailer for Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey has arrived! This will be the first in what will be a trilogy of Hobbit films spanning the next three years. An Unexpected Journey will be in theatres on December 14th of this year, followed by The Hobbit: The Desolation...

  • General
    The Hobbit sequel get titles, release dates…and new photos arrive online!

    It’s all coming together now for Peter Jackson. A few weeks ago it was announced that Jackson would indeed split his Hobbit sequels into a trilogy, and now The Hollywood Reporter has learned more about the sequels. The sequels will be titled The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and The Hobbit: There...

  • Article
    Thoughts on “The Hobbit” Trilogy

    Admittedly I felt a warm glow the first time I saw a trailer for The Hobbit, due in theaters this December. It was as though we were among old friends again, something familiar, very fine about the look of the preview, which captured the feeling of The Lord of the Rings so...

  • Article
    Comic-Con Diary: Day 4

    Hey everyone! Terence here, reporting on a pretty calm end to my time at Comic-Con, mostly due to the INSANE line to get into Hall H. I got to get some much needed rest after yesterday’s marathon Hall H day before heading to the Hilton Bayfront to do some interviews with members...

  • Images
    Check Out 10 New Pictures From ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’

    Now that Ridley Scott’s Prometheus is behind us, the movie I am most excited about for the rest of 2012 is Peter Jackson’s adaptation of J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit. As someone who placed the three The Lord of the Rings films in the crowning spot of their top 10 lists for 2001,...

  • News
    ‘The Hobbit’ being shown at 48 frames per second?

    Last week, 10 minutes of footage from ‘The Hobbit’ was shown at CinemaCon, and while the film itself supposedly delivers, something else entirely was the talk of the town afterwards. Peter Jackson filmed the project at 48 frames per second, a potentially revolutionary new method of making movies (this is twice the...