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New 'Hobbit' Images from 'Desolation of Smaug' & 'There and Back Again'

Photo of Beth Hanna By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood December 7, 2012 at 1:09PM

Check out these new images for the second and third installments in the epic "Hobbit" franchise, "The Desolation of Smaug" (above) and "There and Back Again," set to hit theaters on December 13, 2013, and July 18, 2014. There's a hill of gold and more Orlando Bloom in store...
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'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'

Check out these new images for the second and third installments in Peter Jackson's epic "Hobbit" franchise, "The Desolation of Smaug" (above) and "There and Back Again," set to hit theaters on December 13, 2013, and July 18, 2014. There's a hill of gold and more Orlando Bloom in store. There's also a new look at the Goblin King in the December 14's "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" below.

Check out TOH's review and early Twitter reactions to the first installment here.

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'There And Back Again'
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'An Unexpected Journey'

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.