SDCC’13: Lego Time! Batman Lego, Star Wars Lego, Hobbit Lego…

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TweetLego have been making quite the splash at SDCC so far, as you may have seen from some of the various photos people have been taken. There’s a scale version of Hobbiton on-site, along with lifesize models of characters like Batman, Catwoman, and Joker. But Lego have also announced some new sets this weekend – […]

First look at Evangeline Lilly as Tauriel reveals non-Elvish red hair

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Tweet So EW has released the first view of the new female elf character from The Hobbit, Tauriel, played by Evangeline Lilly. This had to be done because there are no women anywhere at all in The Hobbit except for some kids who run away crying, and it’s 2013. The addition of a female elf […]

First Still from THE HOBBIT: The Desolation of Smaug and more 2013 movie previews

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TweetWarner Bros dumped a bunch of stills from 2013 movies the other day, including this first look at The Hobbit II: The Desolation of Smaug that shows Martin Freeman as Bilbo lounging about on Smaug’s gold hoard. That can’t end well. THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG (Peter Jackson) Because the other photos include Ryan […]

THE HOBBIT is just like rice pudding: good to the last drop

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Tweet Over the years, I’ve developed a stable of sick foods for those days—whether self-incurred or sent by nature—when you just can’t get out of bed. One of my favorites, frequently referenced here, is Kozy Shack Rice Pudding, a magical substance, each bite of which contains the exactly perfect ratio of creamy vanilla custard and […]

Studio Coffee Run: The Hobbit, Arrow, S.H.I.E.L.D., Enders Game, etc.

Variant Entertainment Weekly cover celebrating next week's release of The Hobbit

TweetThere’s hobbitses just around the corner, people. Peter Jackson’s Hobbit opus opens next Friday to so far mildly positive reviews

The Hobbit is barreling at us with sexy dwarves and fashionable Radagast

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Hero Complex has a bunch of interviews about The Hobbit up, which is a reminder that OHMIGOD THE HOBBIT OPENS IN 12 DAYS!!! OH MY GOD! IT IS HAPPENING! DON’T LET ME ALMOST DIE AGAIN!

Studio Coffee Run: Mo’ Hobbits, Mo’ problems, Elysium, Kickass 2, Spiderman 2, etc.

Matt Damon in Elysium (Image via FirstShowing.net)

TweetHere is a new pic of a very armed and very bald Matt Damon in a teaser image from Neil Blomkamp’s Elysium. The film is set for release in August, 2013 (via Firstshowing.net) Mo’ Hobbits, mo’ problems. Peter Jackson and Warner Brothers are being plagued by a perfect sh*tstorm of bad press mere weeks before […]

Studio Coffee Run: Arrow, The Walking Dead, Kickass 2, The Hobbit, etc.

Alo' Govnah - David Morrisey makes his eagerly anticipated debut in this Sunday's episode, Walk With Me

Tweet  While the 2nd episode of Season 3 of The Walking Dead dropped in the ratings from the first episode, it still topped the ratings for all non-sports related programming ratings ages 18 – 49.

New Hobbit poster unveils a drove of dwarves

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Tweet Can’t name ‘em all yet? Oh you will, laddies, yes you will.

RAD-A-GAST! RAD-A-GAST!

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We asked for Radagast the Brown.

And we got him.

In a bunny sled.

Hobbit-y Goodness

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TweetExcuse me, but I need to nerd/geek/dork/whatever out here for a minute because: They are making not one, not two, but three movies for The Hobbit. They finally released the sub-titles this past week causing a flurry of speculation as to how exactly the story is going to enfold. It’s like Durin’s Day for Tolkien […]

Jackson toying with a third Hobbit movie — just make The Akallabeth already, okay?

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Deadline chats up Peter Jackson, who’s mulling what to do with all his extra Hobbit footage and also dreaming of all the Middle Earth material in the appendices — over a hundred pages of chronologies, genealogies, and linguistic notes. Deadline thinks an extra movie is a bad idea if it just stretches out Gandalf snooping around Dol Guldur and the daily doings of Dale, but we say…there’s certainly a lot of material there.

Rare 12-minute Hobbit cartoon by Gene Deitch resurfaces

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Don’t have time to watch the whole two-movie HOBBIT from Peter Jackson, or even the Rankin Bass version? Well then maybe this 1968 “limited animation” version which clocks in at under 12 minutes is more your speed.

It’s actually a recently unearthed version of the Hobbit written by the legendary Gene Deitch (Tom and Jerry) and based on drawings by Czech illustrator Adolf Born.

When we tell you you have never seen the Hobbit like this, we mean, You have never seen the Hobbit like this.