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Trailer Watch: Fan-Made 'Hobbit' Video Includes Over 7 Minutes of Footage

Photo of Beth Hanna By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood November 21, 2012 at 12:34PM

Check out this fan-made "trailer" for Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," which compiles every single piece of video released thus far for the film. At more than seven minutes in length, the video is an unwitting comment on the elaborate release of trailers, teaser trailers and clips that is now common for anticipated films.
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The Hobbit
'The Hobbit'

Check out this fan-made "trailer" for Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," which compiles every single piece of video released thus far for the film. At more than seven minutes in length, the video is an unwitting comment on the elaborate release of trailers, teaser trailers and clips that is now common for anticipated films.

The trailer contains footage from the two upcoming "Hobbit" films set for 2013 and 2014 ("The Desolation of Smaug" and "There and Back Again"). The first "Hobbit" arrives in theaters on December 14. Check out the distribution plan for the contentious 48 FPS version of the film here.

This article is related to: Trailers, Video, Trailers, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Lord of the Rings/Hobbit


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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.