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When “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” opens in theaters Dec. 14, audiences will see a more intricately rendered Gollum. Read about it here.
The wide-eyed child from The Lord of the Rings has blossomed into a red carpet talking point. You too can talk about it here.
Simon Tolkien was always close to his famous grandfather. But the creator of The Hobbit cast a very long shadow.
A boy who likes Harry Potter and Xbox clearly enjoys losing himself in ‘whole world’ fiction. Christopher Paolini or Patrick Ness’s fantasy series might here.