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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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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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'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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'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' 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