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More Banners and Posters for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

As the release of the final installment of The Hobbit comes closer, so does the increased promotional machine of Warner Bros. Over the last weeks, there have been numerous images, posters and banners released to help excite the Tolkien fans! See the official movie trailer HERE. The following are just the latest; “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” ...

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Here Comes the King! New Poster Banner for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies featuring Thorin Oakenshield

Another poster for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies has been released. Today’s release if the “King” himself, Thorin Oakenshield as played by Richard Armitage. What do you think of the new poster banner? “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of ...

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Goal! By Thorin Oakenshield

With the FIFA World Cup about to kick off I thought this might be an excellent idea for a bit of Middle Earth trivia about football.   For those of you outraged at the very idea that I dare mention football and Middle Earth in the same sentence… this bit of trivia might just give you a shocker.   Did ...

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Will Thorin Survive the Battle of the Five Armies?

News from the Peter Jackson camp claims that more literary “alterations” will take place in the final installment of The Hobbit, in theaters this December.  Among ideas powering the rumor mill is that Thorin Oakenshield will remain alive in Jackson’s film. In Tolkien’s text, Oakenshield dies while attempting to regain control over Erebor (Lonely Mountain) once ruled by the Dwarves (didn’t Tolkien ...

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EMPIRE Magazine "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" Covers

Empire Magazine has just released a sneak peak look at their upcoming “Desolation of Smaug” magazine covers! “Your choices are Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) in Mirkwood, Gandalf the Grey in the dark domain of Dol Guldur and Bilbo, of course, clutching Sting as he treads through Smaug’s lair in Erebor. Last but not least is Luke Evans’ Bard the Bowman, ...

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Richard Armitage's Promotion for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Since the release of the new trailer for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, the introduction videos have started coming in from the stars of the film. This time we have the “Dwarf King” himself, Richard Armitage, who plays Thorin Oakenshield in Peter Jackson’s epic. For those that missed it, I had the opportunity to sit down with Mr. Armitage ...

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Teaser Trailer for New Hobbit Animated Film

  Remember the old Rankin-Bass animated film The Hobbit? Did you enjoy the Bakshi adaptation of The Lord of the Rings? If you’re a fan of Middle-earth in all its animated splendor, keep a weathered eye on the horizon. Cosmic Creations, a company known for stunning animation, art and graphic design, has released a teaser trailer for their feature-length animated adaptation of J.R.R. ...

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Dreaming of Thorin – An Interview with Richard Armitage

Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with English actor, self proclaimed method actor, Richard Armitage at ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ press junket in New York City where we discussed his role as “King Dwarf” Thorin Oakenshield. Armitage is known for his roles in the BBC series ‘Robin Hood’ as Guy Gisborne, ‘North and South’, ‘ShakespeaRe-Told’ series as ...

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