Tag: middle-earth

The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies

He Said, She Said: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

While not as bad as The Desolation of Smaug, nor as good as An Unexpected Journey, this “defining” installment falls squarely in between its two predecessors. Again, as a translation of the book comparisons can barely be made . . . The Hobbit is in there, somewhere, we think.

Shadows of Mordor by Monolith Productions

Shadows of Mordor by Monolith Productions

  Concept art of the day:  Shadows of Mordor by Monolith Productions.   Enjoy!   © 2014-2019, Neal Ulen. All rights reserved.All images/videos cited copyright to their respective owner(s).

The Hobbit Featurette: Beorn’s House

There’s a new Desolation of Smaug featurette out that gives us a behind the scenes look at Beorn’s house. Okay, the featurette isn’t hot off the presses new, but I […]

The Desolation of Smaug

‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ Trailer

After successfully crossing over (and under) the Misty Mountains, Thorin and Company must seek aid from a powerful stranger before taking on the dangers of Mirkwood Forest–without their Wizard. If […]

Watch The Hobbit Before & After VFX Shots

Nearly every frame of The Hobbit contains special effects shots, indeed some of the scenes in the movie are 100% visual effects…but to the untrained eye it’s difficult to see […]

Alan Lee // By the Shore

The Fantasy Art of Alan Lee

Alan Lee is a British artist most famously known for bringing J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth to life.  More recently he completed all the artwork for The Children of Húrin, including full color […]