The team talks the first installment of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit, how it fits into the Lord of the Rings saga and how faithfully it represents the novel by JRR Tolkien.
For our discussion on the book check out episode #26: Luckily for Hobbits, Size Doesn’t Matter. For The Desolation of Smaug, check out episode #72: Never Tickle a Sleeping Dragon. For Battle of the Five Armies, check out episode #109: And a Hobbit with the One Ring.
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Music: The Hobbit Rap by Mockstars
The Hobbit Trilogy: An Unexpected Journey
-Released Dec 13 in UK, Dec 14 in US
-Written by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson and Guillermo del Toro
-Directed by Peter Jackson
-Starring Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage
-Other credited cast: Hugo Weaving (Elrond), Elijah Wood (Frodo), Cate Blanchett (Galadriel), Christopher Lee (Saruman), Andy Serkis (Gollum), Benedict Cumberbatch (Smaug/Necromancer), Ian Holm (Old Bilbo)
-Based on the novel by JRR Tolkien, covered on episode #26
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