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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

  1. The Most Pirated Movies of 2014 List Is Full of Your Genre Faves

    We known people chronically love downloading Game of Thrones, but what movies took the yarrrcake in 2014?

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  2. Rewatch The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug in Honest Trailer Form Before Battle of the Five Armies

    Mostly just the desolation of audiences.

    Strange how easy it is to get all the important points of the movie in under 3 minutes. It's almost like it was needlessly stretched out.

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  3. Smaug Announces Endorsement for Rand Paul 2016 In Exclusive Colbert Report Interview

    Never laugh at a live dragon, mothaf***a.

    Among other things, Smaug also believes that his negative portrayal in the media is due to a liberal Hollywood bias, calls out the dragon triplets from Game of Thrones, invokes the Stand Your Ground law while defending his attempted murder of Bilbo Baggins, corrects Colbert's pronunciation of his name, and calls Benedict Cumberbatch a hack. What a most specially greedy, strong and wicked worm.

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  4. Now Come the Days of the King: Stephen Colbert Transforms Into The Hobbit’s Legolas, Bilbo, & Gandalf

    And may they be blessed.

    Ok, this guy really likes Tolkien, I guess.

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  5. Everything That Happens In The Tolkien Universe After The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    First things first: Yes, even before Peter Jackson sat down to make the film, we knew what would happen after The Hobbit. The Lord of the Rings, all 480,000-plus words of it, was already a fairly excessive sequel to one children’s book. But if you know anything at all about John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, it won’t surprise you that it doesn’t end there.

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  6. Things We Saw Today: The #SaveStorm Campaign Needs YOU

    Still reeling from the recent loss of Marvel's She-Hulk title, as well as Elektra? It looks like another female-led series might be on the chopping block next—Storm. A social media campaign's been created to champion for Ororo's book; Brett White at Comic Book Resources has more on the subject.

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  7. Actual Dragon-Man Benedict Cumberbatch Smaugs Around On The Floor In The Hobbit‘s DVD Extras

    "Cumberbatch Cumberbatch DRAGON PELVIS LUNGE Cumberbatch Cumberbatch."

    Delivering quality voice work while capturing a dragon's snakey physicality can't be easy (especially without other actors or sets to work off of), but it seems Cumbersmaug handled filming like a champ. A faintly ridiculous, mildly terrifying champ.

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  8. Holy Smaug Pile! Peter Jackson Spent How Much Making The Hobbit Trilogy?

    Enough to buy multiple giant elks.

    Last year word was Peter Jackson's time on The Hobbit trilogy so far cost double what The Lord of the Rings trilogy did to make. But a new report has the films running Smaug hoard numbers.

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  9. Funko Awakens Smaug as a Super-Sized Hobbit Pop!

    "I AM THE KING ON YOUR SHELF!"

    OH AND DID I MENTION TAURIEL?!???

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  10. X-Men: Days of Future Past & The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Are Getting Extended Editions

    Never enough angst and sadness.

    Look at those intense glares. Now look at them for a while longer in recently announced extended editions of both X-Men: Days of Future Past and The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. Details on both and a clip of an added Hobbit scene after the jump!

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  11. Peter Jackson’s Third Hobbit Film Officially Has A New Name

    There And Back Again

    Oh dammit! Just the other day we had a report on how recent trademark applications meant Peter Jackson's last film in The Hobbit series might be getting a title other than the previously announced, The Hobbit: There and Back Again. Now we've got confirmation from the horse's mouth. " 'There and Back Again' felt like the right name for the second of a two film telling of the quest to reclaim Erebor, when Bilbo’s arrival there, and departure, were both contained within the second film. But with three movies, it suddenly felt misplaced—after all, Bilbo has already arrived 'there' in the 'Desolation of Smaug,' " Jackson explained on his Facebook page. Yadda, yadda, yadda, the new title for the third film is

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  12. The Hobbit‘s Philippa Boyens Explains Cliffhangers and Dwarven Character Development

    There And Back Again

    Philippa Boyens, co-writer on all of The Lord of the Rings Movies shares some details on the cliffhanger at the end of The Desolation of Smaug, and on why she and co-writers Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh decided to break the cardinal rules of adventuring and split the party.

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  13. The Hobbit’s Evangeline Lilly Is Being Courted For A Lead Role In Marvel’s Ant-Man

    DO WANT

    Well, good morning to you too, Marvel!

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  14. This Genderswap Cosplay Of The Hobbit Cast Is Hair And Back Again

    There And Back Again

    This isn't the first time we've seen some genderswapped Hobbit cosplay, and while these ladies are certainly beardless, we have to admit they did it with style and class. Check out their efforts photographed by Alexander Turchanin.

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  15. Making Beautiful Music With The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

    There And Back Again

    It may not be a top priority for most movie-goers but the score of a film has always been an important part of movies for me. Not to mention how great they are to listen to after the fact. Take a look at this feature SoundWorks Collection did with the crew at Park Road Post Studios for their work on the latest installment of Peter Jackson's The Hobbit. Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?

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  16. Things We Saw Today: A Cute Captain Marvel Dress

    Things We Saw Today

    A quick, improvised project by Contagious Costuming. We salute you. (via Fashionably Geek)

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  17. How The Desolation of Smaug Should Have Ended Is All About the Cameos [VIDEO]

    Questions! Questions That Need Answering

    Let's be real, it totally would've been Tauriel at the end there. As always, watch past the credits. (via: Laughing Squid) Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?

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  18. This Tauriel Cosplay Makes Me Want To Cosplay Tauriel Even More

    There And Back Again

    Fan reaction to Tauriel, the newly created elf for Peter Jackson's The Hobbit films, was mixed. But can we all agree on how cool she looked? As a natural redhead who's been debating cutting her waist-length hair, seeing Desolation of Smaug made me second guess myself. Purely for cosplay reasons. And then came this. Cosplayer AngelaBermudez on DeviantArt put together a really great Tauriel replica that actually looks comfortable to wear. I'm all about that. Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?

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  19. Things We Saw Today: Marzipan Smaug

    Things We Saw Today

    "Atop a treasure of golden sprinkles and rich chocolate souffle, according to CaracalFeathers. Makes it incredibly hard not to steal from him. 

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  20. Did You Forget That Stephen Colbert Had a Smaug Cameo? Here It Is

    There And Back Again

    We've known that King Nerd Stephen Colbert managed to bag a cameo in one of The Hobbit movies for quite a while now, but I completely forgot to keep an eye out for him when I went to see it. If you're like me, you might appreciate these screenshots put together by ScreenSlam.

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