New trailer and banners for The Hobbit ups the visual ante

It’s interesting when you can base the closing of the year around the release of The Hobbit or, used to be, Harry Potter. Maybe it’s the elves…no I’m positive, it’s the elves or it could be the Celtic/ Druid myths surrounding dragons and wizards. Either way…pale face white people with pointy ears are a shoeContinue reading “New trailer and banners for The Hobbit ups the visual ante”

Peter Jackson talks The Desolation of Smaug and takes questions from viewers

Only 9 more month’s before we get to see part two of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit, The Desolation of Smaug. As always he’s been blogging about the film’s goings on, but this time he takes questions from some viewers, most notably Steven Colbert, whom I had no idea is a total geek. The blog containsContinue reading “Peter Jackson talks The Desolation of Smaug and takes questions from viewers”

Wanna visit The Green Dragon Inn from The Hobbit? Now you can!

Has anyone named New Zealand the geek capital of the world yet? If not, someone needs to go on ahead and do that damn thang, cause they’ve gone and turned another Hobbit movie set piece into a real functioning facility. I found this bit of news out via Firstshowing via Nerd bastards via Slash FilmsContinue reading “Wanna visit The Green Dragon Inn from The Hobbit? Now you can!”

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 13 Minute featurette

Just seven more days left until Peter Jackson unleashes the fourth installment of the Middle Earth stories The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. I’ve been watching the production blogs and post that show up often on their official Facebook page and I just have to say one thing… “the people behind the marketing of The HobbitContinue reading “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 13 Minute featurette”

Wanna be a Dwarf? The Hobbit launches this pretty cool campaign!

I don’t know if you lie awake at night dreaming of living underneath mountains, mining precious minerals and fighting, but if you do, this app is for you. Warner Brother’s has launched this pretty cool campaign for The Hobbit in the vein of a lot of other “mo cap” campaigns, that will allow you toContinue reading “Wanna be a Dwarf? The Hobbit launches this pretty cool campaign!”