Live in Canada? Available for about 3 hours on December 9th at 7pm? Then you should really fill out the form below to be entered into a random drawing for two free tickets to this early screening of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug! TheOneRing.net is privileged to pick random winners from all entries to attend these special screenings across Canada, including locations in: TORONTO, VANCOUVER, MONTREAL FR, OTTAWA, CALGARY, EDMONTON, WINNIPEG, and HALIFAX. We are going to be choosing winners 24 hours, so enter today and share with your friends and family. Fill out the form below! And of course, visit the official website for all the wonderful details about the upcoming release of this year’s best move! [Official Site] [Entry Form]Posted in Events, Fans, Hobbit Movie, The Hobbit
Check out HobbitShop.com for Black Friday savings throughout the shop, including Buy 1 Get 1 50% off shirts (including the new Allover designs) and up to 30% off in all categories — jewelry, collectibles, phone cases, etc and more PLUS Free Shipping on orders over$50! Yea, those are some pretty good deals! [HobbitShop.com]Posted in Blu-Ray, Hobbit Movie, Merchandise, Posters Prints, The Hobbit
Six notes transform Howard Shore’s Desolation of Smaug soundtrack from adequate to awesome. That might sound a big call, but they could just form the tensest, eeriest leitmotif that you’ll hear this year.
A lot of folks noted (or if you prefer, complained about) the lack of new motifs in An Unexpected Journey. “Give us a hook, just something new to whistle!”, the people seemed to cry. (more…)Posted in Green Books, Headlines, Hobbit Movie, Howard Shore, soundtrack, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
PROCEEDS FROM THE NEW ZEALAND GALA PREMIERE OF THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG
TO GO TO LOCAL CHARITY
Charity Gala Premiere Set For Monday, December 9, in Wellington
This year, the general public and avid Hobbit fans alike will have the opportunity to purchase tickets to see The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug at the New Zealand Charity Gala Premiere on December 9 at The Embassy Theatre, Wellington.
The film, a production of New Line Cinema and Metro Goldwyn-Meyer Pictures (MGM), opens across New Zealand cinemas on December 12.
Tickets to the prestigious event will be available for purchase from Thursday, November 21 at 3pm on the Event Cinemas website (www.eventcinemas.co.nz), Roadshow Film Distributors announced today.
Cost per ticket will be $100 with all proceeds raised at the event to go to the Island Bay Marine Education Centre.Posted in Events, Fans, Hobbit Movie, The Hobbit
Looking for some threads to wear on opening day? Check out The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Limited Edition Opening Day Shirts at HobbitShop.com! Available ONLY at HobbitShop.com and its sister site WBShop.com, these shirts come in two designs and have the opening date on the film printed below the artwork. They’re available now through Thanksgiving day, November 28th, when they’ll be retired forever. Buy them now and wear them on opening weekend! [HobbitShop.com]Posted in Blu-Ray, Hobbit Movie, Merchandise, Posters Prints, The Hobbit
It is an exciting day for fans of LEGO® and The Lord of the Rings! As of right now, you can download the iOS game ‘LEGO® The Lord of the Rings’ from the Apple App Store! Check out the full release below as well as some screen caps. The game is only $4.99 and available for both iPhone and iPad. [Download]Posted in Collectibles, LEGO, LEGO, Lord of the Rings, LotR Cast News, LotR Movies, Movie Fellowship of the Ring, Movie Return of the King, Movie The Two Towers, Shop, Toys
It seems even Hollywood elves get worried about packing on the weight over the years!
When Orlando Bloom was asked how it felt to portray Legolas in The Hobbit trilogy after a decade, knowing he’s 60 years younger than he was in Lord of the Rings, he was justifiably anxious.
“The first thing I did when I got to New Zealand was try on my old Legolas costume, because I wanted to see if it would still fit,” the 36-year-old joked at yesterday’s live Hobbit global fan event. (more…)Posted in Events, Hobbit Movie, Orlando Bloom, Press Conferences, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Extended Edition available on iTunes now in the USA — and in other regions very soon!
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Extended Edition from Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson is available NOW on iTunes in the US with the rest of the world rolling out starting today.
A production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, this new cut includes 13 minutes of extra film footage that extends individual scenes, making this the must-see, definitive version for fans. (more…)Posted in Blu-Ray, Hobbit Movie, Merchandise, MGM, New Line Cinema, Studios, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Warner Bros.
Our good friends at WBShop.com have posted a Dragon’s hoard of new goodies. Check out the Official Merchandise for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug at HobbitShop.com. Included in the update: 75 shirts from the upcoming film, phone cases, figures and more. And of course, DVDs & Blu-ray discs, accessories, jewelry, and collectibles from both The Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey! [HobbitShop.com]Posted in Blu-Ray, Hobbit Movie, Merchandise, Posters Prints, The Hobbit
Long-time friend of TheOneRing.net, Sohaib Awan, has kicked off a new Fictional Frontiers podcast and invited our own MrCere to talk all things Hobbit. Long a radio program, Fictional Frontiers, with Shotglass Digital, is reaching a new audience with a new format that allows for a longer, more in-depth discussion. Awan has championed “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” and loves both the realms of Tolkien and the work of Peter Jackson. He has used MrCere (Larry D. Curtis) as a frequent guest and in this episode they discuss both the upcoming second installment of the film and the success of the first and Curtis talks big picture about his time in New Zealand. The podcast can be found right here! Awan says MrCere will return in future episodes to talk more Hobbit.Posted in Conventions, DragonCon, Events, Fans, Hobbit Movie, Hobbit Movie FAQ, J.R.R. Tolkien, MrCere in New Zealand, Peter Jackson, The Hobbit, Tolkien
If you haven’t already seen it, this is a must-have for any young Hobbit fan (and a few of us older ones, too ) — The Official Desolation of Smaug Hobbit Calendar featuring all these fabulous images from the new film. (more…)Posted in Calendars, Hobbit Movie, Merchandise, Other Merchandise, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
If you’ve wanted to get your hands on any of TheOneRing.net’s merchandise available at shop.theonering.net, now is the time! We’ve been asked to remove the vast majority of our designs and will be permanently retiring them as soon as the remaining stock is sold out. Some of our most popular styles, including OBEY, May the Dwarves Be With You, and Shirebucks Coffee will be never again produced and will be relegated to live on in your vast geek culture shirt collection! Alas, we will also be removing our ‘This is Our Fight‘ poster featuring Tauriel. So as cliched as it sounds…everything must go! As always, your purchase helps support the internet’s only fully not for profit Tolkien community – TheOneRing.net! Thank you for your support! [Shop.TheOneRing.net]Posted in Clothing, Collectibles, Hobbit Movie, Merchandise, Posters Prints, The Hobbit, TheOneRing.net Announcements, TheOneRing.net Community