Explore Middle-earth, Brick by Brick, in LEGO The Hobbit

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In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. He was a very well-to-do hobbit with a next-gen console and a lot of free time, which was fortunate, because he couldn’t stop playing a new game about dwarves, and orcs, a dragon, adventure, and a lot of LEGO bricks. Read on to learn about the newest LEGO video game. Continue reading

9 Things Parents Should Know About The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

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Since you’re reading GeekDad, you’re likely at least considering going to see The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. Here are 9 things parents (and everyone else) should know about the film. Continue reading

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug – Tauriel the Elven Archer

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Ever since I wrote those articles about the archery in Brave, The Hunger Games and Avengers , I get random email, Twitter and Facebook messages from people pointing out archery in other movies, TV shows, comics, cartoons and videogames and asking what I think, and the latest to cross my screen is a note inquiring about the new elf character played by Evangeline Lily in the second installment of the Hobbit saga. Continue reading