An Unexpected Journey

The Hobbit: Farewell and thank you to Middle-earth

James Clayton Feature
Dec 12, 2014

As The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies lands in cinemas, James looks back at what the Middle Earth movies have managed to do...

Philippa Boyens on adapting The Hobbit, deleted scenes and more

Ryan Lambie Interview
Dec 19, 2013

We sat down with The Hobbit and Lord Of The Rings co-screenwriter Philippa Boyens to chat about Smaug, deleted scenes, Tolkien and more...

Richard Armitage on The Hobbit, beards and barrels

Ryan Lambie Interview
Dec 16, 2013

To mark The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug’s release, we chat to Thorin himself, Richard Armitage...

The James Clayton Column: Little Hobbits and long movies

James Clayton Feature
Dec 13, 2013

The arrival of Peter Jackson's latest Hobbit film leaves James thinking about long movies, and argues that they're not always a bad thing...

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug review

Ryan Lambie Review
Dec 8, 2013

Peter Jackson returns with the second part of his Hobbit saga. Here's our spoiler-free review of The Desolation Of Smaug...

First trailer for The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug

Ryan Lambie Trailer
Jun 11, 2013

Peter Jackson's three-part Hobbit saga continues with The Desolation Of Smaug. Here's the shiny first trailer...

James Nesbitt interview: The Hobbit, dwarves, Peter Jackson

Duncan Bowles Interview
Apr 11, 2013

As The Hobbit gets its home release, we talk to Bofur himself, James Nesbitt, about working with Peter Jackson, dwarves and more...

Sylvester McCoy interview: The Hobbit, Doctor Who and more

Simon Brew Interview
Apr 2, 2013

Sylvester McCoy chats to us about working with Richard Briers, The Hobbit, Doctor Who and more...

Top 10 films of 2012: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Juliette Harrisson Feature
Dec 23, 2012

One of the last releases of 2012 is also one of our favourites. Juliette explains why The Hobbit made our top 10...

Music in film: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Ivan Radford Feature
Dec 19, 2012

As The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey dominates the box office, Ivan has a listen to Howard Shore's superb score...