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'The Hobbit' Soundtrack -- What Does It Tell Us About 'An Unexpected Journey'?

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by Nick Romano November 1, 2012 @ 8:16 AM
Warner Brothers/MGM
'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,' the first film in Peter Jackson's 'Hobbit' trilogy, is hitting theaters in just  a month and a half now, and that means it's time for more promotional goodies to start popping out, including the official track list for 'The Hobbit' soundtrack. Back in the summer when Warner Bros. released the 'Dark Knight Rises' soundtrack list, it gave us some hints at what we could expect to see in the film. So, with the one for 'An Unexpected Journey' now available, what does it reveal about Bilbo and his band of merry dwarfs?

'The Hobbit's' Bolg + 'The Exorcist' Demon -- Dead Ringers?

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by Nick Romano October 29, 2012 @ 9:00 AM
Tolkiendrim.com/Warner Bros.
In J.R.R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit,' Bolg is one of the villainous creatures to inhabit Middle Earth, and wreak havok on Bilbo and his comrades. He's said to be the mightiest of the Orc Chieftains, so it only makes sense for Peter Jackson's team, in the movie adaptation, to model this guy after one of the most terrifying cinema villains of all-time: 'The Exorcist' demon.

Stephen Colbert to Cameo in 'The Hobbit' Is By Far the Craziest Rumor of the Day

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by Nick Romano October 18, 2012 @ 11:24 AM
Poster by Warner Bros./Illustration by ScreenCrush
We're finding out a lot about 'The Hobbit' movie this week, thanks to the latest issue of The Hollywood Reporter. For instance, did you know Ian McKellen almost turned down the role of Gandalf for the next three Middle Earth-based movies? While all that's interesting to learn, our favorite 'Hobbit' fact actually pertains to a seemingly unrelated actor -- funnyman Stephen Colbert.
THR missed this little tid bit: the 'Colbert Report' host is obsessed with Tolkien. So much so, in fact, that he got to visit the set of 'An Unexpected Journey' in New Zealand, where -- get this -- he may or may not have shot a cameo appearance for the movie trilogy!

Weekly Dose of Ridiculous: Kathie Lee, 'Hobbit' Money, 'Jurassic Park 4,' and 'The Canyons'

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by Britt Hayes October 12, 2012 @ 6:00 PM
Warner Bros.
We come to the end of another week, which means it's time for another Dose of Ridiculous. In this week's edition: What Kathie Lee did to a puppy, New Zealand's new Middle Earth currency, what 'Jurassic Park 4' thankfully never was, and a really bad teaser for a movie starring Lindsay Lohan and a porn star.

'The Hobbit' Coins Will Be Legit Forms of Payment in New Zealand

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by Nick Romano October 10, 2012 @ 12:30 PM
Warner Bros.
New Zealand is pretty proud that Peter Jackson and his Warner Bros. team chose the country's landscapes to house production of 'The Lord of the Rings' and 'The Hobbit' films. We would be too, but probably not to the extent of the New Zealanders.
In a similar fashion to the US releasing those commemorative but completely usable state-themed quarters years back, New Zealand is about to make 'Hobbit' coins a legitimate form of currency in honor of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey's' premiere.

Scene Shuffle: How Fast Can You Piece Together the New 'Hobbit' Poster?

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by ScreenCrush Staff October 2, 2012 @ 2:46 PM
Just as we suspected, the folks at Warner Bros. have another poster for 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.' However, rather than just giving you the new mind-blowing image to drool over, we decided to make things... a little more interesting. We've transformed the poster into a mix-matched puzzle and you have to rearrange it if you want to see the new poster.

'The Hobbit' Releases Yet Another Poster -- This Time It's Scrolling

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by Nick Romano October 1, 2012 @ 12:17 PM
Warner Bros.
The folks behind 'The Hobbit' haven't been holding back on the poster front. Back in the days of San Diego Comic-Con, director Peter Jackson released the first official poster and image of Gandalf in this 'Lord of the Rings' prequel trilogy, and since there have been a couple more -- one featuring the young Bilbo and the other highlighting his dwarven companions.
Too bad none of them really gave any clue as to what to expect from the upcoming 'Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,' aside from that first scrolling banner that showcased 10 scenes from the flick, of course. Now, Warner Bros. has once again come up short with the reveals with its new 'Hobbit' scrolling banner featuring the entire group.

New 'The Hobbit' Poster Features Bilbo's Band of Merry Men

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by Nick Romano September 27, 2012 @ 12:26 PM
Warner Bros. via Facebook
Since the release of the second 'Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' trailer hit the airwaves during Tolkien Week, Peter Jackson and his crew at Warner Bros. have been light on the promotional material for the upcoming book-adapted flick. The director recently gave us a look at one of the new 'Hobbit' posters, which featured Bilbo holding his trusty "Sting" sword, but new images or sneaks at the film were scarce.
But now with the latest poster, some other characters from the highly anticipated December movie get their time in the spotlight.