We've all been eagerly awaiting for Peter Jackson's theatrical adaptation of The Hobbit, which comes out on December 14th.
For those of you pulling your hair out with anticipation, there are 70 schoolboys in southwest London who've got your back. The group of 8-13 year olds from the Tower House prep school have taken it upon themselves to create their own 90 minute adaptation of the story. They produced every aspect of the film including writing the script, making costumes, creating special effects, acting, and more. The father of one of the boys happens to have a production company who volunteered their editing services. Their film was shown at the Curzon Renoir Cinema in Russell Square from Monday September 17th until Thursday September 2…Read more >
The first trailer for the first Hobbit film was nothing short of epic, with the spine-tingling dwarf song of the Misty Mountains and of course, it being our first glimpse into Peter Jackson's new
pairtrilogy of films based on The Hobbit.
It's been 9 months since that first trailer was released. Usually, that's a long time to wait for a second glimpse, but the first trailer was so good that I think it's perfect timing. Right at the end of the summer I started pining for some new morsels from the film. With this second trailer, we get new gems like Gollum's game of riddles with Bilbo Baggins and a foreboding line from Radagast the Brown.
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You've always dreamed of living like a Baggins, drinking ale on the grassy roof of your Hobbit-hole somewhere in the Shire, but then you snap back to reality. Even if you could afford to travel to New Zealand and get the full Lord of the Rings scenery tour, you would be hard pressed to find a vacant Hobbit-hole for rent. Luckily for you, some nice human-folk in Montana have made it possible to fulfill your Hobbiton dreams.
LOTR enthusiasts with property in the town of Trout Creek opened the Hobbit House of Montana, which can be yours for $245 per night. The creators commissioned several artists to make the surrounding premises as Shire-like as possible, with miniature houses for Hobbits, Elves, Trolls and faeries surrounding the rental prop…
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