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Watch the trailer for the Hobbit EE trilogy showing

Fathom Events has come out with a trailer for the special showings of all three Hobbit extended editions in early October. The trailer, which is 2 minutes, 19 seconds long, contains shots from all three EEs, including The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. Needless to say… spoilers ahead!

 

The Fathom Events trailer shows only a few seconds of new material sandwiched in between familiar scenes from the theatrical release. However, a quick eye can catch some tantalizing hints about some of the new material. Some of what the sharp-eyed members of our Hobbit Movie discussion forum are buzzing about are listed below (spoiler warning!):

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Posted in Benedict Cumberbatch, Director news, Evangeline Lilly, Events, Fans, Film Screenings, Hobbit Movie, Ian McKellen, Lee Pace, Martin Freeman, Meet Ups, MGM, Peter Jackson, Richard Armitage, Studios, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Trailer, Warner Bros.

Listen to Armies, Dragons and Rings, a piece created for The Battle of the Five Armies marketing campaign

THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG Blake Robinson is an Australian composer of music for film, TV and games. He writes:

Armies, Dragons and Rings was created by request, specifically for the final theatrical trailer music for The Hobbit 3. It heavily features [Howard Shore’s] “The Ring” theme in a new context. (more…)

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

Five geeky things we spotted in ‘Battle of the Five Armies’ trailer

THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF FIVE ARMIES I know the trailer has been and gone a couple of weeks now, but here are a few geeky items of trivia that we noted at the time that have been rattling round inside our heads ever since that we wanted to share.

Maybe you’ve noted these things too; maybe not! Were there other geeky oddities that you noted at the time? (more…)

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

11 official high-resolution screencaps from The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies trailer

There are heaps of screecaps available from the Five Armies trailer now, but if you’re keen on the highest resolution available you’ll want these ones.

Warner Bros. supplied our friends at Herr-der-ringe-film.de 11 “official” high-resolution screencaps from the trailer… and they look super-crisp. We’ve reproduced four directly below; head to HDRE to grab the lot of them. (more…)

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

When exactly did Saruman fall?

Christopher Lee has precisely one line in the recent trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, but his little cameo was an unsurprising winner with fans. And, apart from reinforcing that stuff is always better with Chris Lee (maybe Chris can do all the voices for BOTFA — that would be ace!), it also sparked a surprising amount of speculation about Saruman’s intentions in desiring to confront Sauron alone.

Now, we can’t say how the confrontation occurred in canon: we know little more than that the White Council put forth its strength, that Saruman played an important role, and that Sauron deliberately withdrew as he had anticipated and planned for the actions of the Wise. Had Sauron, in fact, already fled? It’s a legitimate interpretation of the texts. However, Tolkien’s writings are a lot more informative about when Saruman “left the path of wisdom”. In this feature, Tedoras examines what The Lord of the Rings, Unfinished Tales, and The Silmarillion have to tell us about Saruman’s fall.

 

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Posted in Christopher Lee, Fellowship of the Ring, Green Books, Headlines, Hobbit Movie, Lord of the Rings, LotR Books, Other Tolkien books, Return of the King, Silmarillion, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, The Two Towers, Trailer

TORn’s final frame-by-frame analysis: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies main trailer

BotFATrailer82 It’s been a long journey since our very first TORn staff frame-by-frame trailer analysis — all the way back in 2001 when The Fellowship of the Ring was about to debut on the silver screen. Now it’s the very last one — the frame-by-frame for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.

It’s been a lot of fun for us all, and we hope you’ve enjoyed the reading as much as we’ve enjoyed the analysing and speculating.

So without further ado except for the compulsory movie spoiler warning… (more…)

Posted in Headlines, Hobbit Movie, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, TheOneRing.net Announcements, TheOneRing.net Community, Trailer

Hall of Fire chat log: breaking down the Five Armies trailer scene by scene

Barliman's Chat A little earlier today, Hall of Fire took a detour into movie-land to pull apart the brand-new trailer for The Battle of the Five Armies.

If you missed the discussion, or found the messy first hour very frustrating (sorry about that, it was unusually difficult to direct discussion), then here’s the log from the final two once we got a system going and started analysing what Peter Jackson put in front of us scene by scene.

Hope you find it illuminating.

Oh, and usual warning for movie spoilers over the page!

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Posted in Barliman News, Barlimans, Hall of Fire, Hobbit Movie, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Trailer

Watch The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies trailer in silky smooth HFR!

vlcsnap-2014-11-07-05h46m53s225 YouTube recently enabled High Frame Rate (HFR) playback supporting 60 frames per second and the new Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies trailer is the first to take advantage of High Frame Rate. Click to watch the video, and when it starts click on the gear in the lower right and choose 1080p60.

Peter Jackson famously filmed the entire Hobbit trilogy in HFR, and every film has been available in theaters in this unique smooth format.

Gamers used to 60fps love it, cinephiles loathe the change from standard film 24 fps. Fans are growing accustomed to the new HFR smooth movie — and for good reason as many other filmmakers including James Cameron plan to utilize this enhanced film format. (more…)

Posted in Creations, Parodies, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Trailer

12 definitive moments from the trailer for The Hobbit: the Battle of the Five Armies

Well, the trailer is here! And I think we can all agree that it was well worth the wait. Quickly, here are twelve moments from it that really knocked our socks off!

The usual warning for spoilers, speculation and analysis goes here.

 

 

 

Number 1. Dwalin: “Bilbo is right, you can not see what you’ve become.” (more…)

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

The final trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is here!

THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF FIVE ARMIES Moments ago, the final trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies went live on the internet.

Two minutes and thirty-three seconds of highly wound tension and the promise of a gripping finale, with loads and loads going on. The best line? There are a few contenders, but I just love Chris Lee saying: (more…)

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

Spies bring us teasers from The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies trailer

Galadriel and Gandalf at Dol Guldur.

Galadriel and Gandalf at Dol Guldur.

Crebain from Dunland bring us these little teasers of what we can expect from The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies trailer.

If you are waiting to see the trailer, be aware these are major trailer spoilers: do not read below. (more…)

Posted in Hobbit Movie, Rumors Spy News, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Trailer

We’ve got you covered for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies trailer!

Today is the big day!

The main (and final) trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies will be released worldwide at 10am PT (Los Angeles time)/1pm EST (New York time). (more…)

Posted in Barliman News, Barlimans, Events, Headlines, Hobbit Movie, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Trailer