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New poster for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, budget for the trilogy swells to $745 million

21 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Amid reports that the budget of Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy has swelled to a whopping $745 million (compared to $297 million for The Lord of the Rings), a rather fine new poster for the final chapter, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, has arrived online, and we’ve got it for you here…

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves. Having reclaimed their homeland from the Dragon Smaug, the Company has unwittingly unleashed a deadly force into the world. Enraged, Smaug rains his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women and children of Lake-town.

Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, Thorin sacrifices friendship and honor to hoard it as Bilbo’s frantic attempts to make him see reason drive the Hobbit towards a desperate and dangerous choice. But »

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Billy Boyd to sing the end credits song for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

20 October 2014 12:58 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Billy Boyd and company were responsible for one of the most suspense filled and dramatic moments in the original Lord of the Rings trilogy.  Pippin’s heartful rendition of ‘The Edge of Night’ is one of my favourite moments and one of the best original songs to come out of the series. With that in mind it is no surprise young Peregrin Took has been invited back to test his vocal chords once again.

A recent announcement suggests that Lord of the Ring’s Pippin – a.k.a. Billy Boyd – will be taking on the challenge of singing the final Hobbit credits song. Considering previous Hobbit original songs have not quite lived up to the reputation of Oscar-winning Lotr songs like Annie Lennox’s ‘Into the West’, Boyd has the chance to make a real mark and round off the latest trilogy in award-winning style.

A hint was dropped that »

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Four new banners for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

16 October 2014 3:38 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Taking a break from the series of character posters, four new banners has arrived online for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, the final chapter of Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings prequel series The Hobbit. Check them out…

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves. Having reclaimed their homeland from the Dragon Smaug, the Company has unwittingly unleashed a deadly force into the world. Enraged, Smaug rains his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women and children of Lake-town.

Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, Thorin sacrifices friendship and honor to hoard it as Bilbo’s frantic attempts to make him see reason drive the Hobbit towards a desperate and dangerous choice. But there are even greater dangers ahead. Unseen by any but the Wizard Gandalf, »

- Gary Collinson

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Three more posters for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

15 October 2014 11:55 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

We’ve had daily character posters from The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies this past week, and now we’ve got three new one-sheets for the “defining chapter” of Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy…

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves. Having reclaimed their homeland from the Dragon Smaug, the Company has unwittingly unleashed a deadly force into the world. Enraged, Smaug rains his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women and children of Lake-town.

Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, Thorin sacrifices friendship and honor to hoard it as Bilbo’s frantic attempts to make him see reason drive the Hobbit towards a desperate and dangerous choice. But there are even greater dangers ahead. Unseen by any but the Wizard Gandalf, the great enemy Sauron has »

- Gary Collinson

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Bilbo Baggins gets another character poster for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

14 October 2014 11:20 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With the promotional campaign for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies heating up, we’ve been treated to character posters for Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf, Galadriel, Legolas, Bard, Thorin Oakenshield, Tauriel and Thranduil over the past few days, and now it’s the turn of Bilbo once again, with Martin Freeman taking centre stage in the latest one-sheet for the fantasy epic. Take a look…

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves. Having reclaimed their homeland from the Dragon Smaug, the Company has unwittingly unleashed a deadly force into the world. Enraged, Smaug rains his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women and children of Lake-town.

Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, Thorin sacrifices friendship and honor to hoard it as Bilbo’s frantic attempts to make him »

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Lee Pace’s Thranduil gets a character poster for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

13 October 2014 12:35 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The latest in the series of character posters for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies has arrived online, and this time it is the turn of Lee Pace’s Elf King Thranduil. Take a look…

See Also: Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf, Galadriel, Legolas, Bard, Thorin Oakenshield and Tauriel

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves. Having reclaimed their homeland from the Dragon Smaug, the Company has unwittingly unleashed a deadly force into the world. Enraged, Smaug rains his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women and children of Lake-town.

Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, Thorin sacrifices friendship and honor to hoard it as Bilbo’s frantic attempts to make him see reason drive the Hobbit towards a desperate and dangerous choice. But there are even greater dangers ahead. »

- Gary Collinson

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Evangeline Lilly’s Tauriel featured in The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies poster

12 October 2014 1:10 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

We’ve already seen posters for Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf, Galadriel, Legolas, Bard and Thorin Oakenshield, and now it’s the turn of Evangeline Lilly’s Tauriel to be spotlighted in a new poster for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. Check it out…

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves. Having reclaimed their homeland from the Dragon Smaug, the Company has unwittingly unleashed a deadly force into the world. Enraged, Smaug rains his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women and children of Lake-town.

Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, Thorin sacrifices friendship and honor to hoard it as Bilbo’s frantic attempts to make him see reason drive the Hobbit towards a desperate and dangerous choice. But there are even greater dangers ahead. Unseen by any but the Wizard Gandalf, »

- Gary Collinson

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Richard Armitage’s Thorin Oakenshield gets a poster for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

11 October 2014 11:39 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The latest character poster for Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies has arrived online and features Richard Armitage’s Thorin Oakenshield, the leader of the Company of Dwarves…

See Also: Check out the character posters for Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf, Galadriel, Legolas and Bard the Bowman

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves. Having reclaimed their homeland from the Dragon Smaug, the Company has unwittingly unleashed a deadly force into the world. Enraged, Smaug rains his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women and children of Lake-town.

Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, Thorin sacrifices friendship and honor to hoard it as Bilbo’s frantic attempts to make him see reason drive the Hobbit towards a desperate and dangerous choice. But there are even greater dangers ahead. »

- Gary Collinson

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Legolas featured in latest poster for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

9 October 2014 11:37 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Another day, another character poster for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. Following on from the one-sheets for Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf and Galadriel comes a character poster for Orlando Bloom’s elf prince Legolas, which you can see right here…

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves. Having reclaimed their homeland from the Dragon Smaug, the Company has unwittingly unleashed a deadly force into the world. Enraged, Smaug rains his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women and children of Lake-town.

Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, Thorin sacrifices friendship and honor to hoard it as Bilbo’s frantic attempts to make him see reason drive the Hobbit towards a desperate and dangerous choice. But there are even greater dangers ahead. Unseen by any but the Wizard Gandalf, »

- Gary Collinson

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New Hobbit 3,Battle Of Five Armies Movie Poster Shows Gandolf The Grey Close Up Action

8 October 2014 2:54 PM, PDT | OnTheFlix | See recent OnTheFlix news »

Recently, New Line Cinema released this new movie poster for their upcoming "The Hobbit 3: The Battle Of The Five Armies" action/fantasy movie, and it gives us a new look at the great wizard, Gandolf The Grey, in up close action. He looks quite serious and focused as usual. As for the movie, it stars: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Benedict Cumberbatch, Stephen Fry, Cate Blanchett, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Ken Stott, James Nesbitt, Orlando Bloom, John Bell, Manu Bennett, Jed Brophy, Adam Brown, John Callen, Billy Connolly, Ryan Gage, Mark Hadlow, Peter Hambleton, Stephen Hunter, William Kircher, Lawrence Makoare, Sylvester McCoy, Graham McTavish, Dean O'Gorman, Mikael Persbrandt, and Aidan Turner. In the new movie, an Enraged Smaug is going to rain his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women and children of Lake-town. Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, »

- Chris

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New Hobbit 3,Battle Of Five Armies Movie Poster Shows Bilbo Intense Sword Action

8 October 2014 2:45 PM, PDT | OnTheFlix | See recent OnTheFlix news »

Recently, New Line Cinema dropped this new movie poster for their upcoming "The Hobbit 3: The Battle Of The Five Armies" action/fantasy flick, and it gives us a new look at main hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, looking as intense as he wants to be, wielding a very sharp sword. He definitely looks like somebody that shouldn't be messed with. The movie stars: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Benedict Cumberbatch, Stephen Fry, Cate Blanchett, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Ken Stott, James Nesbitt, Orlando Bloom, John Bell, Manu Bennett, Jed Brophy, Adam Brown, John Callen, Billy Connolly, Ryan Gage, Mark Hadlow, Peter Hambleton, Stephen Hunter, William Kircher, Lawrence Makoare, Sylvester McCoy, Graham McTavish, Dean O'Gorman, Mikael Persbrandt, and Aidan Turner. In the new flick, an Enraged, Smaug is going to rain his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women and children of Lake-town. »

- Andre

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Cate Blanchett’s Galadriel gets a character poster for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

8 October 2014 12:05 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With just over a couple of months to go before Peter Jackson’s (seemingly) final trek to Middle-earth, it looks like we can expect a whole slew of character posters for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. First up was Bilbo Baggins, followed by Gandalf, and now it’s the turn of Cate Blanchett’s Galadriel. Check it out…

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves. Having reclaimed their homeland from the Dragon Smaug, the Company has unwittingly unleashed a deadly force into the world. Enraged, Smaug rains his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women and children of Lake-town.

Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, Thorin sacrifices friendship and honor to hoard it as Bilbo’s frantic attempts to make him see reason drive the Hobbit »

- Gary Collinson

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Gandalf gets a poster for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

7 October 2014 1:15 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Following on from yesterday’s Bilbo Baggins character poster, it’s now the turn of Ian McKellen’s wizard Gandalf, who is featured on the latest one-sheet for Peter Jackson’s upcoming Middle-earth epic The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. Check it out…

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves. Having reclaimed their homeland from the Dragon Smaug, the Company has unwittingly unleashed a deadly force into the world. Enraged, Smaug rains his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women and children of Lake-town.

Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, Thorin sacrifices friendship and honor to hoard it as Bilbo’s frantic attempts to make him see reason drive the Hobbit towards a desperate and dangerous choice. But there are even greater dangers ahead. Unseen by any but the Wizard Gandalf, »

- Gary Collinson

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Bilbo Baggins featured in new poster for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

6 October 2014 10:58 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With the release of the final chapter of Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy fast approaching, Warner Bros., MGM and New Line have debuted a new character poster for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies featuring Martin Freeman’s Bilbo Baggins. Check it out…

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves. Having reclaimed their homeland from the Dragon Smaug, the Company has unwittingly unleashed a deadly force into the world. Enraged, Smaug rains his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women and children of Lake-town.

Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, Thorin sacrifices friendship and honor to hoard it as Bilbo’s frantic attempts to make him see reason drive the Hobbit towards a desperate and dangerous choice. But there are even greater dangers ahead. Unseen by any but the Wizard Gandalf, »

- Gary Collinson

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London Film Review: ‘What We Did on Our Holiday’

3 October 2014 9:24 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The current flow of U.K. comedy talent from smallscreen to big continues with the middling laffer “What We Did on Our Holiday,” the writing-directing debut of the team behind much-loved Blighty sitcom “Outnumbered.” Re-creating the show’s winning formula of three amiably precocious young children trading smarts with fondly exasperated parents, the pic swings for a much more eventful story arc, with mixed results. Absent a brand-name title, BBC Films will struggle to match the rich profits of summer smash “Mrs. Brown’s Boys D’Movie,” but “Holiday” might thrive as a something-for-everyone outing, appealing to family members as age-diverse as the film’s characters.

Ramping up the conflict in proportion to the bigger canvas, filmmakers Andy Hamilton and Guy Jenkin present London couple Doug (David Tennant) and Abi (Rosamund Pike) on the verge of divorce, but co-opting their young offspring — Lottie (Emilia Jones), Mickey (Bobby Smalldridge) and Jess »

- Charles Gant

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Peaky Blinders returns with 1.6 million on BBC Two

3 October 2014 2:57 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Peaky Blinders was slightly up on its last episode upon its return on Thursday, overnight data reveals.

The BBC Two period drama attracted an average audience of 1.69 million viewers (8.3%) at 9pm. This is up by around 50,000 viewers from its series one finale, but down over 700,000 from its premiere last September.

Billy Connolly's appearance on Who Do You Think You Are? topped the ratings overall outside soaps with 4.77m (23.3%) at 9pm on BBC One.

Earlier, Your Home in their Hands appealed to 2.61m (13.1%) at 8pm, while Question Time interested 2.27m (21.8%) at 10.35pm.

On BBC Two, Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two entertained 1.18m (7.1%) at 6.30pm, followed by Antiques Road Trip with 1.59m (8.7%) at 7pm and Judge Atlantis with 1.29m (6.4%) at 8pm. Mock the Week amused 1.43m (8.5%) at 10pm.

ITV's For the Love of Dogs gathered 4.10m (8.4%) at 8.30pm (246k/1.2% on +1), while Blenheim Palace: Great War House brought in 1.42m »

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Who Is Gone Girl Star Rosamund Pike?

1 October 2014 7:45 AM, PDT | VH1.com | See recent VH1.com news »

Rosamund Pike, the star of the highly anticipated film, Gone Girl, is about to get a lot of attention for her standout role as Amy Elliott Dunne, a disillusioned housewife who suddenly disappears on her fifth wedding anniversary. The part is one intense (and showy) role, and will surely stick with audiences well after the end credits stop rolling.

With all the buzz coming her way, it’s a good time to get to know the 35-year-old English actress making a big splash Stateside.

She’s a Bond Girl

While this is definitely her biggest role, it’s hardly her first. The actress’ first big screen part was Miranda Frost, a villainous Bond Girl in Pierce Brosnan’s final James Bond film Die Another Day. She was the 68th actress to be featured as a woman who finds herself entangled with the famed British spy.

And She Can Act

She »

- Stacy Lambe

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Peter Jackson explains how he’s expanding the source material for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

28 September 2014 2:59 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With less than three months to go before we return to Middle-earth for the final instalment of The Hobbit trilogy, Peter Jackson has been talking to Total Film about the upcoming The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, and specifically how he’s expanding the source material in order to provide a suitably epic climax to his Lord of the Rings prequel.

“We’re developing more story with the elves and with Gandalf. We’re developing the character of Bard the Bowman. We’re able to expand what was there, bring in a little bit extra to the mythology and open it up a bit. What we’re trying to do is have a lot of that conflict and resolution happen during the course of the battle, so it doesn’t just become all action. There’s still a plot with the characters to follow, even though they’re »

- Gary Collinson

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What We Did On Our Holiday review

25 September 2014 3:21 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

If you're expecting Outnumbered The Movie from What We Did On Our Holiday, then think again, says Mark...

As the child stars of BBC One's Outnumbered grow older and thus less deserving of our attention, series creators Andy Hamilton and Guy Jenkin have come up with an elegant and surprising solution to what surely must be a high demand at BBC Films for their show to follow Mrs Brown and The Inbetweeners from small screen acclaim to big box office returns.

While we bade farewell to the Brockmans at the end of the 2014 series, Hamilton and Jenkin's début feature, What We Did On Our Holiday, looks for all the world to be re-fitting their dysfunctional family shtick for the big screen. That it actually turns out to be something more unexpected might be worth the price of admission alone.

Abi and Doug McLeod (Rosamund Pike and David Tennant) are »

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Guy Jenkin & Andy Hamilton interview: What We Did, Peppa Pig

25 September 2014 2:52 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

The team behind What We Did On Our Holiday tell us about the film, fake motorways, and the art of voicework in Peppa Pig...

What We Did On Our Holiday is the feature debut from the brains behind Outnumbered, Guy Jenkin and Andy Hamilton. It's a bold film, that stars David Tennant, Billy Connolly and Rosamund Pike. And we got to spend some time with the pair to chat about the movie. Here's how the conversation went...

I've just been reading about your film on the BBFC website. The extended guidance it gives to parents is as worth a look as always, but it did get me thinking if you had a family audience in mind when you wrote the film? And did you have to tune anything with the BBFC?

Gj: We haven't been in any negotiation! We don't really think about positioning the film when we're writing it. »

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