The Tolkien Road

A podcast about Middle-earth and all things Tolkien.

0150 – Concerning Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey”

Concerning Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey”…we discuss the good, the bad, and the ugly of Jackson’s first Hobbit film.

Topics include Guillermo del Toro (the original director), the philosophy of literary adaptation, the dwarf songs, the Erebor prologue, the Trolls, Azog, Radagast, Stone Giants, Gollum, Martin Freeman, and so much more!!!

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Originally released: 11/25/2018.

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