Warning: Today's Saturday stream may contain material that spoil the events of a fantasy book published in 1937. »Update: And we're done! Thanks as always to everyone who showed up to chat. Here's the archive, preserved forever in the halls of some legendary dwarf thing.
Lately, it seems like every story has to be massive, or nobody cares. Every Doctor Who story is about saving the entire universe. The latest Hobbit movie seemed to be trying to be a Lord of the Rings-style saga. Every action movie needs global stakes. Can we talk about our epic epidemic? »
Here's our first look at the colorful plastic world of LEGO The Hobbit. Announced officially late last month, the 2014 TT Games developed adventure will span the first two movie in the trilogy, paving the way for the inevitable complete version once the third film is out, followed by a bundle of both it and LEGO Lord… »
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is considerably better than the first movie in the trilogy. It has a more coherent structure, genuinely interesting character development, and fucking awesome dragon action. I liked it a lot — yet I was painfully aware of how bad the movie was. Here's what you'll enjoy in The Hobbit… »
You probably shouldn't go in there, Bilbo. I mean, I know you do, but still. You probably shouldn't. »
When a house full of dwarves starts singing Misty Mountain, it's perhaps the saddest moment in the new Hobbit flick. Partly because of the effect of so many little dudes singing in such deep voices. »
Chinese artist Jian Guo is a very talented man, and a massive Lord of the Rings fan. The gorgeous images you're about to see are testament to this. »
Gollum/Smeagol are both actually quite clever. If the [minor The Hobbit spoilers] riddle scene in The Hobbit tells us anything, it's certainly at least that much. »