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Google Engineers Go Tolkien in Response to NSA Scandal

For those unaware, the NSA has been involved in yet another surveillance scandal and has made some Google engineers quite angry.  We have to give the Google workers props for the creative metaphor they use to describe their disgust to the NSA over-reaching their bounds.  Brandon Downy, one of the Google Engineers, had this to […]

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muppet frontman bret mckenzie talks about a hobbit musical

Bret McKenzie, head of music for The Muppets movie, appeared in The Lord of The Rings movies with ensemble roles. For The Hobbit, he will playing Lindir, a Rivendell elf. He states some of the funnier parts of working on set, as well as a possible musical version of The Hobbit. “This time because I […]

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New Hobbit Toys and MGM Pays Back Debt

As we announced last week, Warner Brothers is already capitalizing the tremendous buzz surrounding the upcoming Hobbit movies.  We introduced the new Tolkien LEGOs that have hit the market.  In addition, new products are set to hit the market soon.  Above you see the 10K gold “One Ring”.  Warner Brother will be soon releasing Trivia […]

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New line of legos for tolkien movies

Late last year Warner Bros. and Lego signed a licensing deal which gave Lego free reign to all Tolkien characters and events from The Lord of the Rings as well as the two upcoming Hobbit films. Released so far are the 9 that make up the fellowship (Legolas, Boromir, Aragorn, Gandalf the Grey, Pippin, Merry, […]

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Andy Serkis opens up about returning to Gollum

The LA Times got quite a few statements from the performance-capture star, Anthony Serkis, about returning to the role of gollum and working with Peter Jackson again. Gollum’s never really gone too far away from me because he’s indelibly kind of printed into my DNA now, I think. I’ll tell you what was weird is […]

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Elijah Wood talks about the hobbit at sundance

The Salt Lake Tribune got a few statements from The Lord of the Rings star. Scott D. Pierce writes: Elijah Wood is at Sundance because he’s got a small role in the film “Celeste and Jess Forever.” That comedy was written by Wood’s pal, Rashida Jones, who also stars. “And she asked me to do […]

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Andy Serkis Talks The Hobbit and Motion Capture

All seems to be well with The Hobbit movie production.  Both Orlando Bloom and Stephen Fry are in Wellington filming for The Hobbit movie and there have been plenty of sightings. We look forward to another video blog from Peter Jackson, which we suspect will be released in the next couple months.  He has yet […]

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Howard Shore to Return to Score The Hobbit

It was released today that Howard Shore will be rejoining with Jackson and company to score The Hobbit movie and its sequel.  In an interview, Shore was quoted saying, “It looks like finally it’s going to be happening. I’ll be working on it for the next three years — it’s going to consume a lot […]

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The Hobbit to Begin Shooting in February

Now that Warner Brothers and MGM have officially given the green light for production of The Hobbit movies, the first movie will begin to shoot in February of 2011.  As of now, the planned December 2012 opening for the first installment remains the target date.  If that remains the case, Peter Jackson will have to […]

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Middle Earth Festival – Hall Green

Has your Hobbit costume been collecting dust since its purchase during The Lord of the Rings trilogy?  Well, some people are still getting use out of theres.  Over at Sarehole Mill in Hall Green, JRR Tolkien fans gathered together to celebrate the ever growing “Middle Earth Festival”, which is  a tribute to the legendary writer […]

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