Martin Freeman’s plucky Middle-earth hobbit Bilbo Baggins sees enough life-threatening action in “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” (opening Friday) to fill three films, never mind one.Gigantic spiders in a cursed forest ensnare him. Legions of murderous orcs ... FULL ARTICLE AT Boston Herald
Sleeping dragons, as we know from our childhood literature, eventually awaken.
[...] it's hardly news that in the second installment of Peter Jackson's "Hobbit" trilogy, the dragon rouses from his slumber.
The characters are more varied, more interesting; We ... FULL ARTICLE AT San Antonio Express-News
The second instalment of Peter Jackson's Tolkien trilogy is picking up much stronger early reviews than his first Hobbit film • The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug – first look review • Martin Freeman: from Slough to Smaug – interview The Hobbit: The ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Observer
A heavyset man of gross demeanor lurches out of an inn, gnawing a meat bone, and a chuckle of surprise runs through the audience. Peter Jackson, the directorial lord of The Lord of the Rings, the man who made a ... FULL ARTICLE AT TIME Magazine
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Martin John C. Freeman (born 8 September 1971) is an English actor. He is known for his roles as John in Love Actually, Tim Canterbury in the BBC's Golden Globe-winning comedy The Office, Arthur Dent in the film adaptation of Douglas Adams' The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Dr. John Watson in Sherlock and Mr. Madden in Nativity!. He has been cast in the lead role of Bilbo Baggins in Peter... Full Article At Wikipedia.org