Tag Archives: Peter Jackson

Podcast Discussion on the Hobbit Film at All About Jack

I was thrilled to recently record a podcast on The Hobbit film trilogy. William O’Flaherty is producer and host of All About Jack, as well as the energy behind Essential C.S. Lewis, and a guest blogger here on A Pilgrim in Narnia. Here’s … Continue reading

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The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Blogs

Or thereabouts. A very serious sounding business, isn’t it? Well, we have fewer enemies and more allies than Peter Jackson’s crowd. We also have fewer extras and less CGI–though some of us may CGI a little for dates on the … Continue reading

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I’m a Blog-hobbit!

“Maybe there are more blog-hobbits around there parts! If we find enough, we could make a pie!” Tom said…. Well, that’s not exactly what Bilbo Baggins said when asked by the trolls what he was. But I thought, given the … Continue reading

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Is it Time for Radagast the Brown? (and a note on Middle Earth Wizards)

If you are anything like me, a lover of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle Earth who has only slowly explored all the secrets behind The Lord of the Rings, you may have been surprised by Radagast the Brown. I knew he existed, … Continue reading

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Faint Hope for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (Teaser Trailer Release)

The teaser trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies was released this week and has sped its way through the Tolkien fan digital community. You can check out the footnote conversation at A Tolkienest Perspective, or some … Continue reading

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Drawing the Hobbit (Update)

The purists among my colleagues, blogmates, and digital friends are horrified at Jackson’s adaptation, for the most part. Many of them are still angry about The Lord of the Rings, which they felt betrayed Tolkien’s artistry, majesty, and, ultimately, his … Continue reading

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“What Have We Done?” A Review of The Desolation of Smaug (Hobbit Part 2)

These words are breathed in the dying moments of the second installation of The Hobbit adaptation, The Desolation of Smaug. Inevitably, this is the question that true Tolkien fans expect Peter Jackson’s adaptation team to be asking of themselves right … Continue reading

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