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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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'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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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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'The Hobbit' 3D tech divides our CNET reviewers

Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" is polarizing audiences for several reasons, but mainly because of the new 48 frame 3D technology. Here's what CNET's TV reviewers thought of it.

By December 14, 2012

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'The Hobbit' cast poses with Lego mini-fig lookalikes

Lego mini-figs make an unexpected journey into the hands of their full-size counterparts as the costumed cast of the "The Hobbit" checks out their toy versions.

By December 6, 2012

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'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' gets a new trailer

A brand-new trailer for "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" debuts Tuesday and introduces some characters not seen in the first "Hobbit" flick.

By June 11, 2013

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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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Preview of 'The Hobbit' in 48fps draws mixed reviews

Some viewers of the film come away unimpressed by higher framerate, while others love it. Most agree, however, that it makes for a huge change.

By April 25, 2012

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'The Hobbit': No longer stunted, the films grow into a trilogy

Peter Jackson takes to Facebook to announce that viewers will get more of Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf, and the Dwarves of Erebor than they'd previously bargained on.

By July 30, 2012