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First poster for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug gives Bilbo a glimpse of Lonely Mountain hoard

June 9, 2013 – 8:33 pm

The first poster for The Hobbjt: The Desolation of Smaug was unveiled Sunday, along with promise of a teaser trailer on Tuesday.
The film is set for a Dec. 13 release.

Hobbit finale flees summer’s X-Men for the comforts of a winter box office

February 28, 2013 – 8:06 pm

The third movie in the “Hobbit” trilogy, titled “There and Back Again,” has changed from a summer 2014 blockbuster to a holiday release.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey discs out March 19, digital a week earlier

February 6, 2013 – 9:15 am

“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” will be released on Blu-ray and DVD March 19. Digital platforms will make the film available for paid download March 12.

The Hobbit: Unexpected gift ideas from Middle-earth

December 14, 2012 – 12:05 am

The holidays are fast upon us — and nerds have needs. Nerdvana has a few ideas to aid in your selfless quest!

Dwarven treasure map — Have you ever wanted to reclaim your homeland and the …

Howard Shore’s score for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey now on sale

December 11, 2012 – 8:20 am
Hobbit soundtrack

Howard Shore’s music is part of what made the Lord of the Rings movies so magical. Of course he’s returning for The Hobbit, and you can check out a portion of the new soundtrack below and listen to the full thing over at Empire.

AMC presents Lord of the Rings marathon

December 4, 2012 – 1:58 pm

Do you have about 14 hours to kill this Saturday? Then why not spend the day on Middle-earth with AMC Theatres’ Lord of the Rings Trilogy Marathon movie screenings?

Colbert Report to feature Middle-earth politics for ‘Hobbit Week’

December 1, 2012 – 10:34 am
The Colbert Report

Fans of the sharp-witted pseudo-pundit know that Stephen Colbert is a huge Tolkien fan, and he’ll be featuring the stars (and the director) of the upcoming film, “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” each evening over the upcoming week.

Peter Jackson sings The Hobbit’s High Frame Rate praises

November 25, 2012 – 11:32 am
Peter Jackson

A few days ago we provided you with a list of the local theaters that will be showing The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey in its optimum HFR 3D format; and now director Peter Jackson is speaking out, via his Facebook page, regarding the innovative new technique he used to capture all the Middle-earth action.

Ramble On to your local theater for precious Hobbit tickets

November 13, 2012 – 12:22 pm

“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” hits movie screens on Dec. 14, and advance tickets are now on sale at your local theater; but you’ll want to be sure to weigh your viewing options before you snag your opening day passes or you might miss out on seeing the movie in its optimum format.

The Hobbit – a 2nd TV spot

October 27, 2012 – 5:13 pm

The Hobbit — an unexpected TV spot

October 24, 2012 – 7:04 am

Beyond Nerdvana: Speaking of a potpourri of pop culture and tech news …

September 20, 2012 – 10:17 am

Janet Fielding, who played plucky Australian stewardess Tegan Jovanka in the 1980s version of Doctor Who, is battling cancer, and five of the program’s stars are banding together to put on a convention benefiting her …

Get into The Hobbit with spectacular new trailer

September 19, 2012 – 8:16 am

Today Warner Bros. Pictures, New Line Cinema and MGM celebrated Tolkien Week (and the Sept. 22 Hobbit Day, the birthday of halfling heroes Bilbo and Frodo Baggins) by releasing the new trailer for “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” the first installment of a trilogy based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s children’s fantasy classic that debuts in theaters Dec. 14.

Hobbit news: New 3rd film’s title, release date revealed

August 31, 2012 – 7:42 pm

There are some major developments in Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy. Here’s what’s going on:

The third film will be released July 18, 2014, and it will be called The Hobbit: There and Back Again. That was …