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The Hobbit – The Battle of the Five Armies – selected reviews

More reviews of The Hobbit – The Battle of the Five Armies

The Wall Street Journal describes the movie as “Peerless Fantasy, Flawlessly Rendered”.

and Wired says that it is “…a greatest-hits collection of everything you’ve loved about Jackson’s Middle-earth epics”

Professor Michael Drout’s Movie Review.

To be taken to his blog, to read Tolkien Scholar Michael Drout’s review of The Hobbit; The Battle of the Five Armies, click here .

Representative Review of ‘The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies’

For the Movie Fanatic review please click here .

Colbert’s interview of Smaug

Click here to watch the interview.
CAUTION- Spoiler Alert- The interview also includes a significant clip from the movie.

LOTR Trilogy with LIVE orchestra and 160 voices, April 16-19, 2015

This just announced. Would you like more info/photo/etc. This is going to be EPIC.
Symphony Silicon Valley and Chorale and Howard Shore, composer of the Oscar-winning Lord of the Rings (LOTR) soundtrack, present the first American screening of the complete LOTR trilogy with a live American orchestra. Along with soloists to be named later, the Academy Award-winning films will be shown in High Definition on a giant 48’ by 20’ screen with 250 musicians on stage. April 16-19, 2015 Click here for more information.

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies – World Premiere News

Click here to see the video announcement on Facebook.

New ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ Posters Released

Click on the name to see the new posters featuring Legolas , Galadriel, Gandalf and Bilbo .

‘Desolation of Smaug’ Extended Edition Trailer now online.

Click here to be taken to the Trailer
Click here to be taken a Mirkwood clip.

Lots of new ‘Battle of Five Armies’ images

Entertainment Weekly has released a tapestry full of images from the film. The tapestry can be found here .

Brief bios, accompanied by full face closeups, of all thirteen Dwarves can be found here .

A great still of Azog and the Orc army can be found here .

Click here for a movie still of Thranduil, Thorin, and Bard.

The cover art for the Motion Picture Soundtrack CD can be found here .

Desolation of Smaug Extended Edition expected Nov. 3rd

More information about the Blue Ray extended edition can be found here .