Posts tagged "the hobbit"

Characters From Middle Earth That I Would Let Get It, Ranked

I was out of town when the final installment in “The Hobbit” film trilogy was released, which is good, because watching it all by myself in 3-D IMAX in an empty theater was probably for the best given just how often I yelled out “Oh my god, I think I just came.” Which maybe seem…

By: Beejoli Shah / January 13, 2015

Sir Ian McKellen Teaches Cookie Monster How To Resist Cookies; Also, Sir Ian McKellen Is Hot

This week, Sir Ian McKellen visited “Sesame Street” to teach Cookie Monster about the word “resist.” First, McKellen tried to use a shiny gold ring to demonstrate the meaning of “resist,” but in Cookie Monster’s words, “Me not much of a jewelry guy,” and if he was going to understand what “resist” means, McKellen would…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / December 17, 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch Is A “Porn Star Dragon”

Oh, good, Benedict Cumberbatch feels exactly as porny about this video of Benedict Cumberbatch acting out the role of Smaug (in “The Hobbit”) as I do. I’m sorry, that’s a fuck-me voice. No one gets to deny it. To capture the performance, Peter Jackson’s WETA workshop put Cumberbatch in a motion-capture suit and built a…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 22, 2014

Cate Blanchett Channels Princess Leia At Premiere Of “The Hobbit”

I’m not crazy, right? This dress she’s wearing is totally reminiscent of Princess Leia’s gown from “Star Wars,” minus the shoulder details and open back. I mean, look at those drapey sleeves and that mock turtleneck. George Lucas would approve and, naturally, for this reason alone, I love it. [Photos: WENN]

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 13, 2012

Guess Who Chopped Off Her Long, Flowing Locks?

When I first saw this picture, I genuinely had no idea who it was. I suspected it might be Kylie Minogue, and then I had the vague notion that maybe it was Alanis Morissette. Admittedly, I saw it when I had just woken up and my eyes were still bleary with sleep, so my cele…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 28, 2012

The Daily NOTness: James McAvoy As Bilbo Baggins

We realize that scoring the lead role in The Hobbit is probably a really big deal if you’re an actor, but we are seriously disturbed that beautiful, handsome, brogue-ish James McAvoy is going to have to pull on a pair of heinous Hobbit feet to play Bilbo Baggins. And those funny little ears. Eww. Playing…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 29, 2008