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Movies vs. Book: The Hobbit Roundtable, Part 1

In book form The Hobbit has been available for nearly 80 years, but the third and final movie installment was just released late last year. No one suggests the three films are perfect adaptations, but how far off do they really miss the mark? William O’Flaherty is joined by Dr. Charlie Starr, Legendarium’s own Dr. Crystal Hurd and Brenton Dickieson to discuss ...

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Graham McTavish (Dwalin) Interview at the L.A. Premiere of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Graham McTavish talks to Legendarium Media and our guest correspondent Trisha Hershberger from the “Black Carpet” at the L.A. premiere of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies! McTavish plays Dwalin the Dwarf in Peter Jackson’s epic, The Hobbit. MORE Interviews from the “Black Carpet” coming soon! “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” brings to ...

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Travel & Accommodation  Middle-earth Style

Whether you’re taking a walking holiday to Frogmorton or you’ve got a fellowship by your side, travel is a cornerstone of Middle-earth. Whether its simply walking to Mordor or following the great East-West Road all the way to Erebor, there’s no denying that the journey is just as important as the destination in Tolkien’s world. As clever as a hobbit, ...

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Tolkien’s 10 Tips for Writers

As posted by Essay Mama, “Tolkien’s 10 Tips for Writers” graphic will make the Tolkien nerd in you “Squee”! “Are you a fan of the Hobbit? A Lord of the Rings geek? Or you are a writer who wants to create a masterpiece? If you’re a writer, here are some tips drawn from Tolkien’s work. Thanks to The Letters of ...

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William Kircher (Bifur) at the L.A. Premiere of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

William Kircher talks to Legendarium Media from the “Black Carpet” at the L.A. premiere of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies! Kircher plays Bifur the Dwarf in Peter Jackson’s epic, The Hobbit. MORE Interviews from the “Black Carpet” coming soon! “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of ...

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Jed Brophy (Nori) Talks to Legendarium Media from the “Black Carpet” at the L.A. premiere of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies!

Jed Brophy talks to Legendarium Media from the “Black Carpet” at the L.A. premiere of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies! Jed Brophy plays Nori the Dwarf in Peter Jackson’s epic, The Hobbit. MORE Interviews from the “Black Carpet” coming soon! “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” brings to an epic conclusion the adventures ...

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“There and Back Again”: The Hobbit Semisesquicentennial

“There and Back Again”: The Hobbit Semisesquicentennial by Samuel Schuldheisz It was seventy five years ago on September 1 in 1937 when J.R.R. Tolkien first published those indelible words, “In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.” And in honor of this most festive occasion, I thought of Tolkien’s own words regarding his seminal work. In a letter ...

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“Elrond’s Bannocks”: Food Inspired by Middle-Earth

“Elrond’s Bannocks”: Food Inspired by Middle-Earth by Astrid Tuttle Winegar Our culinary story continues in The Hobbit. Tolkien’s version of elves feature prominently in both The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. They are immortal, tall, and elegant, though they seem mocking and merry in their initial meeting with Bilbo and company in The Hobbit. Jackson’s film version of ...

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies — A Purist’s Thoughts

As I reclined in my theater chair and sipped the first of many sips of my Blue Moon, I reflected on what I didn’t enjoy about the last two Hobbit films. The movies, as simply movies, are great. My issues with the previous films have to do with the spirit of the movies, and not necessarily with “which Elf loves which ...

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Dean O’Gorman Interview from the “Black Carpet” at the L.A. Hobbit Premiere

Dean O’Gorman who played Fili the Dwarf talks to Legendarium Media from the “Black Carpet” at the L.A. premiere of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies! “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves. Having reclaimed their homeland from ...

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