The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug - reviews

Hot Ticket Fri 13 Dec, AT 07:47

Middle-earth gets its mojo back with satisfying second instalment of Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy

NZ's 'Mount Doom' set to erupt - hobbits told to stay away

One-Minute Read Mon 19 Nov, AT 11:20

Ruapehu, used to depict Mordor hell hole in the Lord of the Rings films, could be about to blow

Ian McKellen attacks NZ PM over 'gay red top' radio insult

First Post Tue 6 Nov, AT 10:15

John Key under fire again, days after he called David Beckham 'thick as batshit'

Iron Man's Paul Bettany admits he's never seen the films

First Post Wed 17 Oct, AT 16:15

'I say some lines, they give me a big bag of money, and I leave,' says English actor. 'It's just not my thing'

Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett mesmerising in Big and Small role

Hot Ticket Tue 17 Apr, AT 08:26

Blanchett's dazzling performance makes this grim Cold War play worth catching at the Barbican

Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry backs plan to save Hobbit pub from Middle-earth

One-Minute Read Wed 14 Mar, AT 13:09

Actor accuses Hobbit rights owner of bullying in row over Southampton pub's name

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey trailer released

Video Wed 21 Dec, AT 13:57

Middle Earth returns in Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings prequel The Hobbit