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We know many of our readers consider the Extended Edition of Peter Jackson’s Middle-earth movies the definitive editions, but what many of our staff really love are the extras on the home editions. Filmmaker Michael Pellerin is the architect and creative force behind the features that give us insight into...

October 29, 2014 at 1:44 am by Este endereço de email está sendo protegido de spambots. Você precisa do JavaScript ativado para vê-lo.  - 

image One of the little extras on The Desolation of Smaug Extended Edition is a clip of Benedict Cumberbatch’s original audition tape for The Hobbit.

In the clip, Cumberbatch reveals that two audition versions were shot — one showing his face, and one directed at the floor. He was especially keen to get s...

Quarta, 29 Outubro 2014 01:01

Happy Birthday, Jed Brophy!

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New Zealand actor Jed Brophy celebrates a birthday on October 29. Photo via entertainment-focus.com.

Jed Brophy, Kiwi actor and director, is celebrating his 51st birthday today! Fans of The Hobbit films are looking forward to seeing Jed again as Nori the Dwarf when The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies hits cinemas in December 2014.

Jed has the...

October 28, 2014 at 9:31 pm by Este endereço de email está sendo protegido de spambots. Você precisa do JavaScript ativado para vê-lo.  - 

image It’s the stuff that fuels never-ending internet arguments: would X beat Y?

In a long interview with 92 Y, George R.R. Martin revealed that a reader had asked him that exact question about Daenerys’ dragon, Drogon, versus Smaug. And, refreshingly, Martin conceded that Smaug would win…

Basically, no. Drog...

October 28, 2014 at 3:23 pm by Este endereço de email está sendo protegido de spambots. Você precisa do JavaScript ativado para vê-lo.  - 

image Warner Bros has a 30-second TV Spot (#1 of how many?) for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Extended Edition. Lots of Smaug and fire, as you’d expect. Check it out below.

If you’re still trying to decide on the EE version for you, check out our buyer’s guide here. and if you’re interested in k...

Art and Literature News

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has released a beautiful new boxed set of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. Yes, there’s been many boxed sets in the past, but what’s different (and awesome) about this particular one is that it’s pocket sized! There’s...

October 28, 2014 at 8:53 am by Este endereço de email está sendo protegido de spambots. Você precisa do JavaScript ativado para vê-lo.  - 

image Over at The Guardian, Sarah Crown discusses why she rates Sauron in The Lord of the Rings as the most frightening and enduring villain of all literature.

I think there could be something to this. I recall vividly just how much Sauron’s unseen — yet uncannily tangible — menace frightened me as a teen...

Terça, 28 Outubro 2014 01:46

Happy Birthday, Stephen Hunter!

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Happy 46th birthday to Stephen Hunter! Photo via www.dailytelegraph.com.au.

Stephen Hunter was born on October 28, 1968, in Wellington, New Zealand. Stephen is celebrating his 46th birthday today! By the time this story publishes in the early hours of October 28 in the USA, the day will be mostly gone in Stephen’s current home of Sydney, Australia,...

October 27, 2014 at 10:41 pm by Este endereço de email está sendo protegido de spambots. Você precisa do JavaScript ativado para vê-lo.  - 

imageThe internet was broken today when Mike Fleming announced on Deadline that Marvel had named Benedict Cumberbatch their top choice to play Doctor Strange in a feature slated for 2016, and that they were beginning negotiations. This is still an unconfirmed rumor, and the Strange casting...

October 27, 2014 at 10:41 pm by Este endereço de email está sendo protegido de spambots. Você precisa do JavaScript ativado para vê-lo.  - 

imageThe internet was broken today when Mike Fleming announced on Deadline that Marvel had named Benedict Cumberbatch their top choice to play Doctor Strange in a feature slated for 2016, and that they were beginning negotiations. This is still an unconfirmed rumor, and the Strange casting...

October 27, 2014 at 12:18 pm by Este endereço de email está sendo protegido de spambots. Você precisa do JavaScript ativado para vê-lo.  - 

image The staff at BoxOffice has put up a list of estimates of how much the main fall movies, including The Hobbit: Battle of Five Armies, will gross in the North American market. They reckon it will do about $68 million on its opening weekend (December 17) and end up with $297 million. Compare that with The...

October 27, 2014 at 12:18 pm by Este endereço de email está sendo protegido de spambots. Você precisa do JavaScript ativado para vê-lo.  - 

image The staff at BoxOffice has put up a list of estimates of how much the main fall movies, including The Hobbit: Battle of Five Armies, will gross in the North American market. They reckon it will do about $68 million on its opening weekend (December 17) and end up with $297 million. Compare that with The...

October 27, 2014 at 12:18 pm by Este endereço de email está sendo protegido de spambots. Você precisa do JavaScript ativado para vê-lo.  - 

image The staff at BoxOffice has put up a list of estimates of how much the main fall movies, including The Hobbit: Battle of Five Armies, will gross in the North American market. They reckon it will do about $68 million on its opening weekend (December 17) and end up with $297 million. Compare that with The...

I will begin by saying that I am unabashed fan of The Hobbit films, and therefore I have a predisposition to like the recently released Extended Edition of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. I did indeed enjoy the added footage, and think that it gives us some important insights as we look forward to the last installment of the story. For those...

Segunda, 27 Outubro 2014 08:00

Happy Birthday to Our Own Alice Greenleaf!

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Happy birthday to one of Middle-earth News’ finest! Our own Alice Greenleaf celebrates her 24th birthday today! You probably know Alice from her weekly column “This Week in Middle-earth” where she reports on the events of the past week as they happened in Middle-earth (in her first year, she showed the location of the events on a map; this year, s...

October 27, 2014 at 6:27 am by Este endereço de email está sendo protegido de spambots. Você precisa do JavaScript ativado para vê-lo.  - 

Here’s a high-resolution version of the international poster for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. Just click the image below to get the largest version.

It’s actually quite reminiscent a couple of examples of poster art used to promote The Two Towers.

Some idle observations (highlight below to...

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