4216 Results for

the hobbit%3A the desolation of smaug

Article

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 Feb. 28, 2014

Article

'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 Jun. 11, 2013

Article

'Desolation of Smaug' trailer re-created in Lego stop motion

YouTube fantasy stop-motion channel Brotherhood Workshop has lovingly re-created the trailer for the second film in "The Hobbit" trilogy using Lego.

By Aug. 29, 2013

Video

The sounds of Smaug and others from the 'Hobbit'

Go behind the scenes of "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" with Christopher Boyes, the Oscar-nominated sound mixer on the film. Hear how he collaborated with filmmaker Peter Jackson and how he used Dolby Atmos sound technology to create a more menacing Smaug.

By Feb. 28, 2014

Article

'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 Dec. 14, 2013

Article

'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 Dec. 2, 2013

Article

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 Dec. 5, 2013

Article

'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 Dec. 16, 2013

Article

Dwarvicise: New 'Hobbit' video diary is a riot

Despite a hectic production schedule for the remaining "The Hobbit" movies, Peter Jackson and crew take time to create a behind-the-scenes video showing sets, pick-up shooting, and dwarves doing jazzercise.

By Jul. 1, 2013