the hobbit

Entertainment

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 seems… READ MORE »


Celebs

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… READ MORE »


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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… READ MORE »


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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]READ MORE »


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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 celeb… READ MORE »


Celebs

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… READ MORE »