Tag: Peter Jackson

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The Hobbit extended edition 3-day event gets a trailer

The long journey There and Back Again will take even longer.

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Peter Jackson keeps Bilbo Baggins' house in his basement

Peter Jackson keeps Bag End in his basement.

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Watch the recut 4-hour Hobbit trilogy while you can

Why one fan cut Tauriel, Radagast, Galadriel and Old Bilbo from the Hobbit trilogy.

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5 celebrities who walked the floors of San Diego Comic-Con in costume

Check your Instagram. You may have a picture of one of them right now.

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How Fast Can You Name the Dwarves in ‘The Hobbit?’ (Not as Fast as Aidan Turner)

If you’re a fan of geeky trivia—and if you’re reading this, you probably are—you take pride in knowing obscure facts. Like the names of the thirteen dwarves in The Hobbit. Of course, you know it’s Thorin, Balin, Dwalin, Bifur, Bofur, Bombur, Oin, Gloin, Dori, Nori, Ori, Fili, and Kili. Ah, but can you list them quickly?

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Review: The Hobbit: An Unexpected, But Very Welcome, Journey

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, the first in a series of three films by director Peter Jackson, is almost three hours long. I know this, because when the credits rolled, I noticed my bladder was screaming. But I didn’t realize it before then, because for two hours and forty-nine minutes, I was swept up in the world of Middle Earth. The movie sped by.

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It’s Good to Be the Prince: Charles Gets Unique B’day Present from ‘Hobbit’ Director

As Mel Brooks has told us, “It’s good to be the king.” But if you’re Charles, the Prince of Wales, that’s all good too. For his birthday, Charles must have received many well-wishes and presents…but none were as interesting as the one he received from The Hobbit director, Peter Jackson.

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Riddles in the Air: Guess What AirNZ Has in Its Pockets in Hobbit-themed Promotion

In-flight instructional videos are a boring yet necessary part of air travel, and if we didn’t watch them, we would never know that the seat cushion doubles as a flotation device. But AirNZ recently managed to jazz up a standard safety video with one that doubles as in-flight entertainment. Instead of flight attendants showing us the ropes (and the seat belts), flyers are now being treated with helpful hints from characters from Lord of the Rings.

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