Yeah, I know it's not pronounced that way. But it was either this or "It's the Desolation of This Week's DVD and Blu-ray releases!" and I thought this was the less awful of the two options.
When Bilbo and the dwarves escaped Thranduil's kingdom, they did so in empty wine barrels, rushing down the forest river, fighting wood elves and the rapids simultaneously. Their escape was a breeze compared to what director Peter Jackson and the actors went through to make the scene, as this Wired video reveals.
Benedict Cumberbatch has said that he felt like a "boobie" in his motion capture suit for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, but how did he actually look? This video shows us how Weta translated Cumberbatch's performance into the CG-animated Smaug.
Did you miss satirical news pundit Stephen Colbert's brief appearance in the new Hobbit movie? Some eagle-eyed viewers have spotted the Tolkien superfan's face in Lake-town.
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is considerably better than the first movie in the trilogy. It has a more coherent structure, genuinely interesting character development, and fucking awesome dragon action. I liked it a lot — yet I was painfully aware of how bad the movie was. Here's what you'll enjoy in The Hobbit…
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This week, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug hits theaters, introducing us to Peter Jackson's vision of J.R.R. Tolkien's most famous dragon. But in a media landscape overstuffed with dragons, why do we still care so much about Smaug?
This is a bit of an odd debut for Smaug's full body, but the whole dragon enchilada finally makes an appearance in the form of a wrap on an Air New Zealand plane.
Admittedly, we don't get to see that much of Bilbo's first encounter with the massive dragon, but it's still such a cool/important scene we figured you'd probably want to check it out. Besides, this video has some more cool new footage in it that makes it well worth taking 30 seconds out of your day to watch it.
Obesity rates among the denizens of Middle-Earth are on the rise. Hobbits, dwarves, orcs and even men are getting fatter, because instead of a sensible diet based on fruits, vegetables and Lembas bread, they're eating at Denny's, thanks to their new The Hobbit: The Desolation of
Your Arteries Smaug-themed menu.
The latest trailer for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is jam-packed with scenes that take us everywhere from Mirkwood to Lake-town to Lonely Mountain. But Thorin stands at the center, facing each perceived challenge to his throne.
J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit doesn't mention many Elven characters by name, so for The Desolation of Smaug's journey to the land of the Wood Elves, Peter Jackson brought back Orlando Bloom's Legolas and created a female Wood Elf, Evangeline Lilly's Tauriel. We spoke to both actors about their characters and how they…
It's extremely low-resolution, but this image gives us a rough idea of what The Desolation of Smaug's skin-changing Beorn will look like in his human form. My, what a spectacular mane you have!
Picking up right where The Hobbit left off, this trailer gives a glimpse of the troubles that our band of dwarves and one little Hobbit must face. Lee Pace returns as Thranduil, Orlando Bloom has a few good white-hair-flipping moments as Legolas, and Evangeline Lilly makes her debut as Tauriel. Check it out!
Warner Bros. has released the first poster for Peter Jackson's second Hobbit movie, The Desolation of Smaug. We're definitely getting the desolation, but Smaug himself is still hidden back in the warm glow.
Evangeline Lilly is playing an all-new character in the second movie in Peter Jackson's Hobbit trilogy, The Desolation of Smaug, an elf named Tauriel. All we knew about her character is that she has some kind of relationship with Legolas (who will be stopping by the film) but now we also know that she may have…
Now that the first leg of Bilbo's unexpected journey has been released on DVD and Blu-Ray, Peter Jackson is finally ready to show us a short segment from the second Hobbit movie, The Desolation of Smaug. Gandalf and Radagast (birds still firmly nested in the latter's hair) reunite to investigate the mystery of the…