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The Hobbit


Christopher Tolkien, son of J.R.R. Tolkien and keeper of his legacy, dies at 95

January 17, 2020 4:38 pm

For nearly 50 years after his father died in 1973, Tolkien worked to keep alive the world he had created in “The Hobbit” (1937) and “The Lord of the Rings” (1949) — the spiders of Mirkwood, the Eye of Mordor, the elves of Rivendell and thousands of pages’ worth of other characters, places and plot twists.

'The Hobbit' actor arrested for alleged assault

September 15, 2015 10:22 am

'The Hobbit' actor Manu Bennett was arrested after he allegedly punched a man during a party in San Antonio, Texas.

Extended version of final 'Hobbit' film to be R-rated

August 27, 2015 10:06 am

The extended version of "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" will be released on Blu-ray with an R-rated cut of the film.

'The Hobbit' first edition copy sells for $210,000

June 05, 2015 2:29 pm

The copy, printed in 1937, was gifted by the author in the 1920s to one of his first students at the University of Leeds, Katherine "Kitty" Kilbride.

'The Hobbit: The Battle of five armies' crosses USD 100 million mark in US

December 25, 2014 4:19 pm

'The Hobbit: Battle of Five Armies' was released on December 17 and is expected to lead the four-day Christmas weekend in the US with about USD 30 million to USD 35 million.

'The Hobbit' spin-off on Orlando Bloom's mind?

December 21, 2014 2:15 pm

A spin-off film based on 'The Hobbit'-- the elves especially -- seems to be on actor Orlando Bloom's mind these days.

THE HOBBIT: The Battle of the Five Armies review: Nothing much happens

December 12, 2014 5:06 pm

And so it ends. After five films, 13 years and at least 17 Academy awards, the tale of Middle Earth on the big screen has drawn to a close.

Evangeline Lily not interested in pretending as man

December 11, 2014 11:03 am

Evangeline Lily said she has no interest in pretending to be a man and would never compromise her womanhood.

Legolas in 'Hobbit' my most defining role ever: Orlando Bloom

November 22, 2014 4:33 pm

Orlando Bloom says doing 'The Hobbit' and 'Lord of the Rings' series has been a privilege for him.

Cate Blanchett was desperate to play dwarf in 'The Hobbit'

July 30, 2014 11:01 am

Cate Blanchett said she wanted to be a dwarf in 'Lord of the Rings' instead of the ethereal elf Lady Galadriel.