Posts Tagged


Ben Templesmithcomic conventionComics PortalFeaturedJimmy PalmiottiMike Deodato Jr.Nightmare on Elm StreetOpinion

I’m off to a great start to 2015 regarding my comics convention attendance!

Read More
comic conventionHobbitLegoMoviessan diegosan Diego Comic ConSDCCToysWarner Bros.

When The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies gets a big preview on Saturday, expect LEGO to be close behind (if not ahead of Warner Bros.) when it pulls the curtain back to reveal LEGO: The Hobbit – The Lonely Mountain playset.

Read More

While I enjoy getting Lego as much as the next person, I don’t have the time to build really big models. Sure, I can handle an occasional 5,000 piece set, but that means I have to have a lot of free time. Lord knows what I would do with 200,000 Lego bricks. Fortunately, Alice Finch does as she recreated J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle Earth setting of Rivendell. Two-hundred pieces. Let that sink in for a moment, then take a long look at incredible detail Alice put into this construction. Simply. Amazing.

Read More

Little did anyone know that Willie Nelson really wants to play Gandalf in Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit. No, really.

Read More

If you are going to make your Lord of the Rings Lego collection as complete as possible, then you’re going to want to throw some money at the just announced Tower or Orthanc set from Lego.

Read More
Major SpoilersMerchandiseThe Want ListVideo

The Want List returns! It’s been far too long since new episodes of The Want List have graced the pages of Major Spoilers, and it is time to fix that… after the jump!

Read More
Fan FilmHobbitHumorVideo

Abo and Karo dress up as Bilbo and Gandalf to go see the Hobbit. [youtube] Thanks to Shawn T for the heads-up!

Read More
From the EditorMoviesPoll

Though many of us loath 3D movies, there are few that we attend, thus forcing us to return those plastic glasses.  Many theaters run an spot before the movie reminding movie goers to return their glasses to be recycled.  With many reports circulating that these glasses are covered with germs (and fecal matter), we wonder what you do with your 3D specs. VOTE!

Read More
HobbitMoviesPeter JacksonTalk Back

So it is in theaters, and we know that some of you have already seen The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. A curious Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, journeys to the Lonely Mountain with a vigorous group of Dwarves to reclaim a treasure stolen from them by the dragon Smaug. We want to know what you think! Use the comment section below to share your thoughts, ideas, praise, and criticism, of the film that is being expanded to two more feature films. GO!

Read More
Friday Sing-AlongHobbitMusicVideo

A little ditty to listen to as you head to the theater to see The Hobbit. [youtube]

Read More
Friday Sing-AlongHobbitHumorMusicVideo

As you head to see The Hobbit, a lot of questions might arise about the movie. Fortunately, back in the ’60s, Leonard Nimoy answers all your questions with this novelty tune.

Read More

I know so very little about Tolkien as a person (save for what Wikipedia tells me), so hearing a recording of the author reciting a poem in Elvish is really kind of interesting.

Read More

If you are looking for a true Hobbit experience, you can always head to Hobbiton, the still standing sets and location of the Shire used in making The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films, has just opened the Green Dragon Pub, a place where you can get a drink while pretending you have giant furry feet.

Read More

What are you going to wear to the theater this week when you and your friends go to see The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey? If you are smart, you’ll snag this snazzy Middle Earth dress spotted at Dragon*Con 2012.

Read More