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Watch 'The Hobbit' trilogy in 72 seconds -- in animated Lego

Don't have the eight-plus hours to watch all three of Peter Jackson's "Hobbit" movies? This video retells the series in just over a minute using Lego minifigs and sets. Warning: spoilers.

By October 17, 2014

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'The Hobbit' stars read 'The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins'

Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, and the stars of "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" do a dramatic reading of the song Spock made a hit in the swingin' '60s.

By December 14, 2013

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'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' extended edition adds 25 minutes

A five-disc release of Peter Jackson's latest clocks in at three hours long, just in time for the third and final film.

By August 5, 2014

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Fly, you fools! 'Hobbit' stars take off in epic airline safety video

Elijah Wood, Sylvester McCoy and Peter Jackson are the fellowship of the wing in Air New Zealand's "Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made".

By October 23, 2014

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'Hobbit' trailer shows a Middle-earth gearing up for battle

Debuting at Comic-Con, the new trailer for "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" shows orcs, dwarves, elves, humans, and of course the dragon getting ready for a grand conflict.

By July 28, 2014

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Behind the Oscar-nominated sounds of 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'

If pictures have 3D, then sound has Dolby Atmos. Academy Award-winning sound mixer Christopher Boyes tells CNET how he used the audio tech to give moviegoers a more engrossing experience.

By February 28, 2014

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'The Hobbit': The most-pirated movie of 2013

Fans of Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf, and the Dwarves of Erebor download the film a whopping 8.4 million times making it No. 1 in the top 10 most pirated movies list.

By January 2, 2014

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'Hobbit' villains suffer vitamin D deficiency, researcher says

The evil creatures in Middle-earth may be paying for their dark ways with a vitamin D deficiency.

By December 16, 2013

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Peter Jackson on new film, what 'Hobbit' character he'd be

Director Peter Jackson shares how he ended up behind the camera and why he loved making "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug."

By December 5, 2013

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'Hobbit' dragon stretches wings on Air New Zealand plane

Get a first peek at all of Smaug plastered on the side of an airplane flying from New Zealand to Los Angeles.

By December 2, 2013