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New still image of Bain son of Bard

Our friends at El Anillo Unico have posted up a new still from The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies. The image shows Bain, son of Bard, pensively walking the shore of the Long Lake in the aftermath of Smaug’s attack on Lake-town as the refugees attempt to recover.

Interestingly, none of his family appear to be nearby. (more…)

Posted in Hobbit Movie, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Poll: which of the six ending songs from The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings is your favourite?

Ringfrodo Now that the final ending song of Peter Jackson’s Hobbit and Lord of the Rings films — Billy Boyd’s The last goodbye — is officially out for us all to listen to, it’s time for a poll.

So, without further ado, vote below and tell us which is your favourite of all the six ending songs from The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. If you need to refresh you’re memory, we’ve also embedded each of the six below for your listening pleasure.

Happy voting! (more…)

Posted in Billy Boyd, Ed Sheeran, Hobbit Movie, Lord of the Rings, LotR Movies, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

HFR, IMAX, 3D, Atmos, D-Box. Making sense of all the theatrical formats for The Battle of the Five Armies

THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF FIVE ARMIES Tickets for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies went on sale Friday, and it came with a bit of confusion. There are multiple screenings in multiple theaters with all sorts of strange terms attached to them: HFR, Atmos, IMAX, etc. to name a few – to say nothing of whether or not it’s in 3D.

With ticket prices the way they are, you may be a little hesitant to push the “purchase” button on your ticket order in case you mistakenly selected a show in a format you don’t want to see.

Or you may have not even gotten that far, and simply gone cross-eyed at all of the acronyms and strange terms on Fandango, MovieTickets, or whichever portal you prefer, silently crying, “WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN?!” Your local theaters may not have all of these flavors, and thus your choice is much easier. But many of you may have hit a wall of indecision. (more…)

Posted in Events, Film Screenings, Headlines, Hobbit Movie, Line Party, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Line Party Roundup! Where to see the Final Chapter with your fellow fans

Hobbit cast posterThe only thing better than watching a movie about Hobbits is watching it side by side with a friend. If you’re trying to find a place to watch “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” with a crowd of equally enthusiastic Ringers, scroll down to see if there’s a Line Party happening in your city. Events are being planned for both opening night on Tuesday, December 16, as well as for the special “Marathon Monday” screenings of all three Hobbit films on December 15.

Don’t see an event listed for your city? Plan one, and make it a night to remember! Contact your local theater, set up a Facebook event, and let us know to add it to our list. Need ideas? Check out these tips for hosting a Line Party from our experts! To have your event added to the list, use the form below or send an email to rasputin@theonering.net. Please note that I am updating these listings manually, so I apologize if there’s a delay – please be patient!

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Alabama

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Alaska

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Arizona

Gilbert: Opening Tuesday, 12/16, Superstition Springs 25 (Time and link coming soon!)

Glendale: Marathon Monday, 12/15, Arrowhead Towne Center (Time and link coming soon!)

Tucson: Marathon Monday, 12/15, Century Park Place 20, 1:00pm

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Arkansas

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California

Cupertino: Opening Tuesday, 12/16, AMC Cupertino Square, 9:00pm

Irvine: Marathon Monday, 12/15, Edwards Irvine Spectrum 21, 12:00pm

Irvine: Opening Tuesday, 12/16, Edwards Irvine Spectrum 21, 5:00pm

Los Angeles – Hollywood: Marathon Monday, 12/15, Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, 12:00pm

Los Angeles – Hollywood: Opening Tuesday, 12/16, Grauman’s Chinese Theatre: 7:00pm

San Diego: Opening Tuesday, 12/16, Edwards Mira Mesa 18, 7:00pm

Scotts Valley: Opening Tuesday, 12/16, Cinelux, 5:00pm

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Colorado

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Florida

Altamonte Springs: Opening Tuesday, 12/16, Altamonte Springs Mall AMC 18, 7:00pm

Tampa: Opening Tuesday, 12/16, AMC Veterans 24, 8:00pm

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Georgia

Atlanta: Opening Tuesday, 12/16, Regal Atlantic Station Stadium 16, 5:00pm

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Hawaii

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Idaho

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Illinois

Chicago: Marathon Monday, 12/15, Navy Pier IMAX, 1:00pm

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Indiana

Fort Wayne: Opening Tuesday, 12/16, Carmike Jefferson Point, Midnight

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Massachusetts

Boston: Marathon Monday, 12/15, AMC Boston Common 19, 10:00am

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Michigan

Lapeer: Marathon Monday, 12/15, NCG Lapeer Cinemas, 12:00pm

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Minnesota

St. Paul: Opening Tuesday, 12/16, Oakdale Marcus, Midnight

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Nebraska

Omaha: Opening Tuesday, 12/16, Marcus Majestic Cinema, 7:00, 8:00, or 10:30pm

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New Jersey

Hamilton: Opening Tuesday, 12/16, AMC 24 Hamilton, Midnight

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New Mexico

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New York

New York: Opening Tuesday, 12/16, AMC Loews 34th Street, 7:00pm

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North Carolina

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North Dakota

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Ohio

Cleveland: Marathon Monday, 12/15, Cinemark Valley View, 1:00pm

Cleveland: Opening Tuesday, 12/16, Cinemark Valley View Ohio, 7:30pm

Columbus: Marathon Monday, 12/15, AMC Easton

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Oklahoma

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Oregon

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Pennsylvania

State College: Opening Tuesday, 12/16, UEC Theatres, 6:00pm

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Rhode Island

Lincoln: Marathon Monday, 12/15, Cinemaworld Theaters, 12:00pm

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South Carolina

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Tennessee

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Texas

Garland: Marathon Monday, 12/15, AMC Firewheel, 12:30pm

Laredo: Opening Tuesday, 12/16, Cinemark Del Norte, 12:00

Temple: Opening Tuesday, 12/16, Temple Mall Premiere IMAX, 7:00pm

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Utah

Sandy: Opening Tuesday, 12/16, Jordan Commons, 8:00pm

South Jordan: Opening Tuesday, 12/16, Megaplex, The District, 8:50pm

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Vermont

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Virginia

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Washington

Puyallup: Opening Tuesday, 12/16, IMAX

Spokane: Marathon Monday, 12/16, AMC River Park Square 20, 12:30pm

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Wyoming

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INTERNATIONAL

BELGIUM – Antwerp: Opening WEDNESDAY, 12/10, Metropolis, Time TBD

CANADA – Ontario, Ottowa: Marathon Monday, 12/15, SilverCity Gloucester, 4:00pm – NEEDS ORGANIZER

CANADA – Ontario, WaterlooRegion: Opening Tuesday, 12/16, Landmark Cinemas 12 Kitchener, Time TBD

JAPAN – Tokyo, Shinjuku-ku: Opening SATURDAY, 12/13, Shinjuku Picaderi Cinema, 10:00am

NETHERLANDS – Utrecht, Opening SATURDAY, 12/13, Pathé Rembrandt Theater, 1:00pm

SWITZERLAND – Lausanne, Opening WEDNESDAY, 12/10, Cinétoile Malley Lumière, Midnight

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(NOTE: If you do not provide a link for your Line Party, such as a link to a Facebook Event page, we will list your email address as a contact unless you specify otherwise in the comments.)

Posted in Calendar, Events, Fans, Hobbit Movie, Line Party, Meet Ups, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Uncategorized

Free shipping today only on the winning official Hobbit t-shirt designs

Warner Bros. has chosen its official Opening Date shirts for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. Check them out below.

Also, TheOneRing.net readers can get free shipping on these shirts today between 10am PT/1pm ET and 3pm PT/6pm ET. Just click here, or on the image below. (more…)

Posted in Clothing, Fans, Hobbit Movie, Merchandise, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Howard Shore talks about The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings scores

Production Video Howard Shore Last week, Howard Shore received the Maestro Award at the Billboard/Hollywood Reporter Film & TV Music Conference.

The acclaimed composer chatted with Billboard about his long career and a collaboratin with Peter Jackson that now spans more than 21 hours of recorded music and — count them — more than 100 individual lietmotifs. (more…)

Posted in Hobbit Movie, Howard Shore, Lord of the Rings, LotR Movies, The Hobbit

Could the Black Arrow actually kill a dragon?

Desolation_-_Bard_poster Over on Wired, Rhett Allain from Southeastern Louisiana University (who has previously analysed the length of the Balrog’s whip) has turned his number-crunching ability to another thorny problem if Middle-earth physics — could the Black Arrow of the movie actually exert enough force to slay Smaug?

(Of course, it does so because it does so … no additional explanation is needed. But I love that Rhett is using it as a starting point to teach folks about maths and physics.) (more…)

Posted in Green Books, Hobbit Book, Hobbit Movie, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Five high-resolution stills from The Hobbit: the Battle of the Five Armies

You’ve seen these photos before, but not, I think at this sort of resolution. So without further ado, here are five super high-res stills from The Hobbit: the Battle of the Five Armies. I don’t think any of them have been scaled up, but it was WB. Just click the image to get each image in full-resolution.

Really liking the Thranduil one, myself. Thanks to Ringer Bellerophon for the heads-up.
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Posted in Hobbit Movie, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Yet more film spoilers from the Five Armies movie tie-in books

XXX HOBBIT-BATTLE-FIVE-ARMIES-MOV-JY-1157-.JPG A ENT Our staff have been doing a little bit of digging through the various movie tie-in books that have just been released for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies and have come up with a few more nuggets of gold to keep us all thinking.

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Posted in Books Publications, Headlines, Hobbit Movie, Merchandise, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Official Stream of Billy Boyd’s “The Last Goodbye”

BillbyBoydTheLastGoodbyeFor fans who just can’t wait until the end credits of The Battle of the Five Armies rolls before getting their first listen to Billy Boyd’s “The Last Goodbye”, the entire song is currently streaming on Billboard.com.

Here’s what Billy had to say about the song (excerpted from Billboard):

“We focused on not just the final installment, but moreso on this 10-year epic adventure,” says Boyd.  “A song to sum up the six movies. We recorded in Wellington, New Zealand, at one point traveling to Auckland to Neil Finn’s studio — where we recorded some of the guitar.  It was surreal to be in his studio, as he did the song for [2012’s] The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.”

As reported previously, the 2-CD Standard Edition OST releases December 9, 2014, followed by the 2-CD Special Edition OST on December 16, 2014.

Posted in Billy Boyd, Howard Shore, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Play Warner Bros. free Hobbit game: “Orc Attack”

This is pretty fun! Choose from Bard, Tauriel or Legolas, then go hunting orcs and wargs with your bow and arrow. You’ve got to be accurate though — you have only a limited number of arrows to take down your opponents. And they shoot back (the wargs will bite at you), so you have to be quick! (more…)

Posted in Hobbit Movie, Studios, The Hobbit, Warner Bros.

Watch all seven TV spots for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Hobbit cast poster Even more TV spots! Thankfully, someone has put them all together in a single four-minute youtube vid for easier watching.

There are six 30-second spots and a single 60-second spot called Defiance. One 30-second spot seems to be missing a name but I can’t work out which it is. (more…)

Posted in Headlines, Hobbit Movie, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies