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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Last night, through the careful machinations of Accidental Chris and his lovely wife, my lovely wife and I were able to go see the Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey in 3D at our local purveyor of motion picture entertainment. Let me … Continue reading

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Not Climbing That Mountain

Okay, perhaps someone has angered the elder beings. I don’t know how else to explain Guillermo del Toro’s horrible luck. So, first there was the Hobbit. Del Toro was supposed to direct and have a hand in the scripting. This … Continue reading

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I Blame Sauron AKA the Necromancer

It is entirely possible that the Hobbit movie production is cursed. The newest delay is based on prime mover Peter Jackson’s hospitalization and surgery for a perforated ulcer (that’s when you get an actual hole in your stomach that leaks … Continue reading

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The Hobbit’s Got Wood.

Production of Peter Jackson’s the Hobbit apparently steams ahead. The latest news is that Elijah Wood will be reprising his Lord of the Rings role as Frodo Baggins. Apparently there is going to be a frame that bookends the movies … Continue reading

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Bleached Hobbit

The Hobbit is on track for production. Yay! Sir Ian McKellan has signed on. Yay! It’s going to be shot in digital on kick-ass new cameras. Yay! It’s going to be in 3D. Er . . . okay. I’m so … Continue reading

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The Hobbit Prison Rapes New Zealand

Hey, I think a lot of us wanted to see the Hobbit filmed in New Zealand. I mean, the original films were done there, and the place certainly stood in for Middle-Earth quiet well. I can understand that the government … Continue reading

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Rally for Hope! or Bilbo! or Something . . .

Oh, wait, maybe the Hobbit will be filmed in New Zealand! Somebody, please, make a decision. Frankly, it sounded a lot like sour grapes when Peter Jackson said he was moving production out of New Zealand. Sure, there are contract … Continue reading

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