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Feast Week, Day 8: The Prancing Pony

Feast Week, Day 8: The Prancing Pony

It has been just a week since our brave hobbits set out from Hobbiton. And what an eventful week it was! The hobbits have already been pursued by the terrifying and mysterious Black Riders, hosted […]

New Battle of the Five Armies Interactive Infographic

New Battle of the Five Armies Interactive Infographic

Shirts.com have published a new interactive infographic battle map of the Battle of Five Armies. The map is based on the original description of events from The Hobbit, not on the film version of the […]

Schoolboy’s Bucket List Includes Seeing Smaug

Schoolboy’s Bucket List Includes Seeing Smaug

Seeing The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and having a hobbit house in his garden are two of the dreams on the wish list of seriously ill schoolboy, Reece Puddington. 11 year old Reece was diagnosed with […]

This Week in Middle-earth

This Week in Middle-earth

Year 2941 – The Hobbit December Gandalf and Bilbo spend the Yuletide season with Beorn Year 3018 – The Lord of the Rings December 25 The Ring Goes South At the Ford of Bruinen they […]

Australian Award for The Hobbit Cinematographer

Australian Award for The Hobbit Cinematographer

Andrew Lesnie, the Academy Award-winning Australian cinematographer of The Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit, is to be awarded the Murray Forrest Award for Film Craft at the gala presentation of the 68th Australian […]

Feast Week, Day 7: Prisoners of a Barrow-wight

Feast Week, Day 7: Prisoners of a Barrow-wight

“When he [Frodo Baggins] came to himself again, for a moment he could recall nothing except a sense of total dread. Then suddenly he knew that he was imprisoned, caught hopelessly; he was in a barrow. A Barrow-wight […]

New From Weta and Stansborough – The Hats of Gandalf and Bofur

New From Weta and Stansborough – The Hats of Gandalf and Bofur

These wonderful prop replicas of the hats of Gandalf the Grey, worn by actor Ian McKellen, and of Bofur the Dwarf, worn by James Nesbitt in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey have been crafted by Stansborough to […]

The Hobbit Panel 1 At Dragon Con

Missed The Hobbit Panels at Dragon Con?  Catch up with some great questions and answers with these You Tube vids posted by kuailongkit· Here’s Panel 1 with guests Graham McTavish, William Kircher and Manu Bennett. One treat […]

Aidan Turner and Dean O’Gorman To Go To Boston Comic Con -Updated 1 July

Aidan Turner and Dean O’Gorman To Go To Boston Comic Con -Updated 1 July

1 JULY UPDATE Aidan and Dean will be appearing on both days at Boston Comic Con. They will be signing autographs at $40 per autograph.   Boston Comic Con have just tweeted that The Hobbit actors Aidan […]

Dwarves Pull Out Of Supanova Perth

Dwarves Pull Out Of Supanova Perth

Just as we’ve all been enjoying The Hobbit panel and the fantastic pics from Armageddon last weekend, we get some sad news for Supanova in Sydney and even sadder news for Supanova in Perth. The […]