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Bilbo’s Special Ham and Eggs for Thorin: Tolkien Cooking

“Bilbo’s Special Ham and Eggs for Thorin” by Astrid Tuttle Winegar Finally, after much discussion of what the dwarves have planned and why they need the assistance of this burglar (I mean, hobbit, sorry…), Thorin Oakenshield imperiously states that he likes “six eggs with my ham, when starting on a journey: fried not poached, and mind you don’t break ’em.” ...

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The Battle of the Five Armies Review: “More Does Not Always Mean Better”

The Desolation of Smaug ended with Bilbo’s horrifying realization that he has just played a part in releasing an angry dragon on the town of Esgaroth: “what have we done?” he asks in horror before the screen turns black. The Battle of the Five Armies opens with the terrifying answer. Smaug’s attack on Lake-town is a visually superb experience: we ...

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Peter Jackson Delivers an Epic and Emotional Farewell to Middle-Earth with The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

A Wizard, some Dwarves and a Halfling go on and adventure to slay a dragon and retrieve a hoard of treasure. No, this isn’t Dungeons and Dragons, it is The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. ***SPOILERS WARNING*** Since 2001 Peter Jackson has been immersed in JRR Tolkien’s fantasy realm of Middle-Earth. With The Battle of the Five Armies, ...

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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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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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A "Stamp" of Approval for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Postage

Is the adventure too far for your Hobbit feet? No worries, you can now send your support to Thorin through postage with one of these stamps released from the New Zealand Post! Here is just a sample.             The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug hits theaters December 13th! Steve “Rifflo” Fitch – Legendarium News Director ...

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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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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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