Following the tradition started at the end of November, here are the latest interviews, videos, news bits, and everything else from the world of Tolkien fandom!
- Gandalf the White 1:6 figure from Asmus Toys announced! Find out more here.
- Stephen Hunter: The Star Without Lines - an interesting little article about our beloved Bombur.
- A 12-minute featurette from the Italian site ComingSoon.it with lots of behind-the-scenes goodies:
- Looking ahead to the future - The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug will air on TNT in 2016. Find out more here.
- The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is still top of the Box Office - globally, finally opening in Australia on December 28. Find out more here.
- The Associate Professor of Physics at Southeastern Louisiana University, Alain Rhett, discusses on Wired the physics required to melt that enormous amount of gold we saw in The Desolation of Smaug.
- Similar to what I plan on doing, TheOneRing.net examines and compares the book and the movie.