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Platonic Morality in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit

Ioan Marc Jones | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ioan Marc Jones

Around the fourth century B.C. - in the Gregorian rather than the Middle-earth calendar - Plato and a couple of wise old friends pondered the formation of ethics.

Is The Duchess Of Cambridge About To Star In The Latest Hobbit Movie?

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK

Well the answer is no, but Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge would make the perfect elf. Hobbit director Peter Jackson met the Duke and Duchess o...

Hobbit Director Peter Jackson And British Submarine Join Hunt For MH370

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK

Lord Of The Rings director Sir Peter Jackson's personal jet is assisting in the search for the Missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. A spokespers...

Review: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)

Thomas Patrick | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Thomas Patrick

The characters, as always, are a well-realised and charismatic bunch, although the dwarves outside of Thorin, once again suffer due to the sheer number of them running about.

Caroline Frost

REVIEW: The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 12.12.2013 | UK Entertainment

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug The middle part of Peter Jackson’s 'The Hobbit' trilogy returns us to the Middle Earth that Tolkien created,...

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Review

Tom Linay | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Tom Linay

The pacing of the film is a big improvement and the narrative wastes no time in getting into gear. The opening scene set in a dank, fetid drinking hole, shows Gandalf convincing Thorin to take a Hobbit with him on his quest to reclaim his homeland from Smaug.

'I'd Be Very Happy To Direct Doctor Who'

Posted 10.12.2013 | UK Entertainment

He might be at the helm of one of cinema's biggest and most expensive film franchises but 'Hobbit' director Peter Jackson has revealed he'd love to di...

WATCH: Stars On The Red Carpet For 'The Hobbit' Premiere

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

The glittering cast of 'The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug' are gathering on the red carpet this evening for the UK premiere of the second part of Pe...

WATCH: The Next 'Hobbit' Is Almost Here

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.11.2013 | UK Entertainment

A new trailer for 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' has been released, on the same day that it was announced the film is due in cinemas in Decembe...

WATCH: One Direction Movie - The Hobbit Version

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK Comedy

Well, the boys have been on an unexpected journey, haven't they? ...

A Quiet Cinematic Revolution

Phil Clapp | Posted 22.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Phil Clapp

After almost a century of relying on the same tried and tested technology, the big screen experience is bracing itself for a new digital age and the dizzying whirl of new technological developments that entails. It should be a Hell of a ride.

Peter Jackson Is Transforming Into the Next George Lucas

Planet Ivy | Posted 07.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Planet Ivy

It would seem, then, that Peter Jackson is now George Lucas's padawan in the sense that they both make visual-heavy, fantasy/sci-fi trilogies that are popular with people and make money - the art of it doesn't come into it.

Caroline Frost

The Hobbit' Visual Effects Champion Talks The Glory Of Gollum

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 08.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

The visual effects supervisor of 'The Hobbit', responsible for the creation of Gollum and himself an Oscar-winner five times over, wishes more credit ...

The Hobbit - 'Unexpected' Sounds About Right

Tim Manton | Posted 17.02.2013 | UK Entertainment
Tim Manton

The Hobbit is something of a wonder. On one hand, it's an endearingly unique fantasy romp that will impress fans with it's choice of casting and win over the rest with a mix of charm and stunning visual pieces. On the other, not only is it around 170 minutes long, it's also a bit of a nightmare thinking how Jackson will top this with the next two installments.

The Uncanny Valley of The Hobbit

Matt Zitron | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK Entertainment
Matt Zitron

Years ago I was the moron who was worried DVDs would remove the authenticity of VHS viewing. Then I was the prat who said the clarity of digital projection would harm cinema. I refuse to be stupid again.

William Joins Stars For Hobbit Premiere

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 13.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

The Duke of Cambridge attended the UK premiere of the new Hobbit film on his own on Wednesday, saying his pregnant wife Kate "would have loved to have...

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - Reviews For All Ages

David Forrest | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK Entertainment
David Forrest

Sixteen-year-old Middle-earth newbie Naomi Shammas and 62-year-old Tolkien fanatic David Forrest present their views on a first time viewing of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Caroline Frost

'Hobbit' Star Richard Armitage Reveals He Nearly Didn't Come Back

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

Richard Armitage, star of Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit', confesses he fell so much in love with New Zealand during his time filming the epic, he nearly...

WATCH: 'Lord Of The Rings' - An Honest Trailer

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK Comedy

At last! The Honest Trailers team have bowed to public pressure and worked their magic on Peter Jackson's 'Lord Of The Rings' trilogy. Their verdict? ...

The Hobbit: 'Martin Freeman Warned Me It Wasn't Normal'

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 09.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

"Martin Freeman used to sit and complain, 'I'm so hot. Can someone cool me down?' and all he had going on were his rubber feet. What about us with our...

'The Hobbit' Review: Peter Jackson Builds An Epic Tale Around One Little Man

Caroline Frost | Posted 09.02.2013 | UK Entertainment
Caroline Frost

3starsentertainment 'Hobbit' fans can finally breathe out. This week sees the arrival in cinemas around the world of Peter Jackson's return to Middle Earth, in a prequel proving that, long before Frodo was a blink in his mother's eye, his elder kinsman Bilbo had an equal taste for adventure equally far from the leafy dales and round doors of the Shire.

Review: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

Thomas Patrick | Posted 08.02.2013 | UK Entertainment
Thomas Patrick

Still considering The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey represents one third of a book one third of the size of The Lord of the Rings, director Peter Jackson does an excellent job.

Peter Jackson Thinks Acting Oscars For The Hobbit 'Unlikely'

The Huffington Post UK | HuffPost Staff | Posted 06.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

'The Hobbit' director Peter Jackson has revealed he thinks it's unlikely for his new venture into Middle Earth to collect any acting Oscars. In an...

'I Had To Forget Almost Everything From Lord Of The Rings'

PA | Posted 06.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

Andy Serkis has said he had to forget a lot of what he learnt from 'The Lord Of The Rings' in the new Hobbit movie. The actor returns as 'Gollum in...

WATCH: The Hobbit Vs The Goonies!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.12.2012 | UK Comedy

What do you get when you mix footage from classic '80s kids' movie 'The Goonies' with audio from 'The Hobbit' trailer? Why, the adorable video above, ...