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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies’ Is All Filler And No Killer

Film: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Starring: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Benedict Cumberbatch Directed by: Peter Jackson The big finale to Peter Jackson’s second Middle Earth trilogy is finally here, for better or worse. Jackson took a 300-page children’s book and the appendices left by the Tolkien estate to cultivate a new […]

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Watch The Final Trailer For ‘The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies’

We’ve been graced with the final trailer for Peter Jackson’s forthcoming epic, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, before its release on December 17. The action-packed clip opens where The Desolation of Smaug left off, with Bilbo and the gang still reeling from the ferocious Smaug’s menacing departure. Jackson’s Middle Earth is as […]

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Check Out The First Trailer For ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’

The end is near. Before we get there, however, there is one last battle we must fight. Warner Bros. has released the first official trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. The film, which will serve as the conclusion to Peter Jackson’s Hobbit series, will pick up seconds after events at the […]

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Success Continues For ‘The Hobbit’ This Pre-Christmas Weekend

Despite the debut of so many other heavyweights this weekend, including the highly anticipated Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, studio estimates are showing that The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug will come out as the highest grossing film. The movie, which made its original US release last weekend with over 70 million in sales, saw some […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’

Film: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Directed By: Peter Jackson Starring: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage First of all, a word to the naysayers: “Desolation of Smaug” refers to the area around Erebor which has been smote by the dragon. It doesn’t, contrary to apparently popular belief, refer to his inevitable downfall, so […]

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‘The Hobbit’ Ventures Its Way To The Top

After earning an astounding 31 million on its opening day, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug has met the expectations of many by dominating the box office this past weekend with a current estimated total of 73+ million. Disappointingly, this is a dip in performance for the franchise seeing as how The Hobbit: The Unexpected […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

It’s been nine years since our last visit to Middle-earth, and yet it feels like we’ve hardly been away at all. Lord of the Rings was the cinematic event of the early Noughties, leaving an indelible mark on many a youngster and inner youngster. At the time, having just come off one of the riskiest […]

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HOLY SH!T: Nine Minute ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ Prologue To Debut in 3D IMAX Before ‘The Hobbit’

Well played, Peter Jackson. You somehow found a way to guarantee nerds around the world pay as much as possible to see your latest film, and really, I have to hand it to you. Today it was announced that Paramount Pictures will debut a nine minute prologue to Star Trek Into Darkness on 500 IMAX […]

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Stream the First Track from ‘The Hobbit’ Score, List of Theaters Showing 48FPS Released

It’s a great day in the Shire today! We are so excited to share with you a track off of the score from Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit, created by legendary composer Howard Shore. The song titled  “Radagast the Brown” is beautiful, but let’s be honest, we knew it was going to be great before we […]

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Stephen Colbert Will Appear in The Hobbit

According to sources at Hollywood Reporter, nerd worlds will collide in Middle-Earth now that Stephen Colbert has agreed to appear in Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy. While the details of which role and the magnitude of his character have yet to be revealed, any appearance at any level must border on bucket list worthy for […]

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UTG’S 31 DAYS OF HALLOWEEN: “Dead Alive”

Of all the holidays celebrated worldwide, no one day is more loved by the UTG staff than Halloween. With the arrival of October, the time has finally come to begin rolling out a plethora of features and special announcements we have prepared in celebration of our favorite day, including the one you’re about to read. […]

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Peter Jackson Announces The Hobbit to Be Three Films, Not Two

Well, there you have it. There have been rumors the past few weeks that Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit would be turned into not two films as previously announced, but three. There haven’t been any official confirmations, until now. Peter Jackson himself announced via his Facebook page, on behalf of all of the studios involved, that […]