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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

There And Back Again

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

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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DO WANT

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

Well, good morning to you too, Marvel!

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

Making Beautiful Music With The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

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.

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Things We Saw Today

Things We Saw Today: A Cute Captain Marvel Dress

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

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Questions! Questions That Need Answering

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

Let’s be real, it totally would’ve been Tauriel at the end there. As always, watch past the credits.

(via: Laughing Squid)

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This Tauriel Cosplay Makes Me Want To Cosplay Tauriel Even More

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.

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Things We Saw Today

Things We Saw Today: Marzipan Smaug

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

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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it's time to play the music

Music Takes Center Stage In One Last Desolation of Smaug Production Diary [VIDEO]

Band nerds, you’ll enjoy this one. BRB, I need to go listen to The White Tree several dozen times. Howard Shore is a god.

(via: Bleeding Cool)

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