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The Tolkien Professor Weighs in on Fan Reactions to Hobbit Film

The Tolkien Professor Weighs in on Fan Reactions to Hobbit Film December 30, 2012 – Dover, DE. It should come as no surprise that, at least among devoted fans, the recent release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (one-third of Peter Jackson’s film version of J.R.R. Tolkien’s book) is making waves. The movie has triggered strong reactions, with book fans ...

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Dreaming of Thorin – An Interview with Richard Armitage

Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with English actor, self proclaimed method actor, Richard Armitage at ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ press junket in New York City where we discussed his role as “King Dwarf” Thorin Oakenshield. Armitage is known for his roles in the BBC series ‘Robin Hood’ as Guy Gisborne, ‘North and South’, ‘ShakespeaRe-Told’ series as ...

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