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Thorin and The Dwarves

By: Phil Pirrello / December 12, 2012
Keeping track of 13 dwarves, each one rocking some serious facial hair, isn't easy. While all of them play important roles in 'The Hobbit', the one to pay attention to is Thorin (pictured here.) The leader of the 13 dwarves, Thorin Oakenshield must save a place called the Lonely Mountain from the clutches of a… More »


The Story

By: Phil Pirrello / December 12, 2012
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Gandalf: Wizard and Beard Enthusiast

By: Phil Pirrello / December 12, 2012
Sir Ian McKellen reprises his role of Gandalf the Grey, a very powerful wizard who arguably invented the ZZ Top beard. He is capable of making hobbits do just about anything he asks of them, especially if it concerns saving the world. Gandalf is a key player in both 'The Hobbit' prequels and in the… More »


Meet Gollum

By: Phil Pirrello / December 12, 2012
Anyone who has seen the original 'LOTR' films will remember the treacherous Gollum, an all-CG creation performed by actor Andy Serkis. Gollum returns to shake up Middle Earth once again, as Bilbo comes into contact with him and his corrupt desire for the Ring (his "preciousssss"). More »


Why Is Cate Blanchett In This?

By: Phil Pirrello / December 12, 2012
Because she was in the original 'Lord of the Rings' films, playing Galadriel, a powerful elf. Trivia: Blanchett was one of the first original cast members to sign on to the prequel, despite the fact that her character does not appear in the novel. More »