‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ 2013 Wall Calendar Photos

This sixteen-month calendar features a map of Thror, all of the dwarves, and a first look at Radagast the Brown.
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‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ 2013 Wall Calendar Photos

Thorin Oakenshield has photos from the just-released 2013 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey sixteen-month Wall Calendar, which is available direct from Mead: CLICK HERE

This calendar, which won't be in stores until October, features the map of Thror, all of the dwarves, Elrond, Galadriel, Legolas, Gandalf, Bilbo, and a first look at Radagast the Brown. There is also a special edition calender available that consists of four scrolls, each containing three months per scroll. Check out the calendar images here (click on each image for a larger look).

The Hobbit Calendar Cover

The Hobbit Calendar

The Hobbit

The Hobbit Calendar Photos

The Hobbit Scroll Calendar box

The Hobbit Scroll Calendar 2 photo

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey was released December 14th, 2012.

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  • mcleve02 • 3 years ago

    @skywise That irritation I can understand... especially when the movie barely even acknowledges the books at all in credits or anything else...

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    • skywise • 3 years ago

      @mcleve02 That is my way of thinking. I read that he did acknowledge that fact but was irritated because many people, when they think of LOTR think of the film and not the books - and that the studios did not pay the estate a dime for the film even though it was in a contract.

      Tolkein rarely does interviews but if you are interested in reading one go here: http://sedulia.blogs.com/sedulias_translations/2012/07/was-first-felt.html

      Its a pretty good article.

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      • mcleve02 • 3 years ago

        @skywise Yeah, so he should be a little thankful!

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        • skywise • 3 years ago

          @mcleve02 Absolutly. Sales for thenovels increased quite dramaticaly when the movies were released.

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          • mcleve02 • 3 years ago

            @skywise Yeah, he should be thankful in some ways... I am sure there were plenty of people out there who had never heard of the books, nor the songs written for the books by Johan De Meij... Then they saw the movies, loved them, and in turn bought the books... I understand being angry about things getting changed... but still

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            • skywise • 3 years ago

              @mcleve02 I wish they were adding some of the backstory from the Simarillion but that wont happen since Chritopher Tolkein has basically shut everyone out from owning the rights to that book and I dont blame him. I understand why e is frustrated with the movies but I love the movies almost as much as i love the novels...differences and all.

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              • mcleve02 • 3 years ago

                @skywise Yeah, they have no imagination and have no open mind! Very frustrating trying to discuss anything

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                • skywise • 3 years ago

                  @mcleve02 haha I know what you meant =D

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                  • bawnian-dexeus • 3 years ago

                    I'm expecting a story as opposed to an epic showdown

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                    • mcleve02 • 3 years ago

                      @skywise Correction, I am keeping mine crossed as well! I have no idea why I wrote down thinking instead... haha

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                      • mcleve02 • 3 years ago

                        @skywise That is the fanboys mostly, I thinking mine crossed as well!

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                        • skywise • 3 years ago

                          @mcleve02 I have the faith. I have been a Jackson fan since his humble beginnings in B Horror and was surprised when he pulled off LOTR so well. I am crossing my fingers for this. I sense a lot of hate around the web and I think that might be because of his decision to create a lot of extra contect for the movies that are not in the book.

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                          • mcleve02 • 3 years ago

                            @skywise Yeah, I did truly enjoy District 9, but he didn't direct that... I can only pray he is back to himself again!

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                            • skywise • 3 years ago

                              @mcleve02 He has done some fine producing work. I mean District 9 was fantastic and I absolutly loved Tintin and cant wait to see how his direction on that series turns out while Spielberg produces. But your right, all he has done is The Lovely Bones and King Kong.

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                              • mcleve02 • 3 years ago

                                @skywise Yeah, I am hoping he feels at home again with these films, because I personally don't think he truly done anything much since... My hope is that because he is in a universe he is extremely confident in, he will do well... that is my hopes with this... I am curious to see how he implements a lot of things.. being this is supposed to be a trilogy, I imagine the films will have to be deep in depth about everything...

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                                • skywise • 3 years ago

                                  @mcleve02 the thing about the book is that it really is a young adult novel. I read the thing in elementary school and then again in Jr High to get perspective and there are a lot of songs in it and some silly behavior by trolls and dwarves alike. I am interested to see how Jackson walks this line.

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                                  • mcleve02 • 3 years ago

                                    @skywise Yeah, I definitely want this to be really good, as I do love the book! I guess we will see what happens as we draw nearer to the day ti finally comes out!

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                                    • skywise • 3 years ago

                                      Does that mean that I am unobjective? Absolutly not. When it comes to movies I tend to expect the worst since Hollywood and its Denizens continually shovel out garbage and unoriginal ideas with the occasional gem. So Dont think of this as a fanboy rant but rather a "why dont we watch the movie first and THEN make up our minds" elicitation.

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                                      • skywise • 3 years ago

                                        @mcleve02 I get what you mean. Until LOTR there really never was a high quallity fantasy film that the studios were willing to finanace in such a huge way. That will always make those movies special (with the crazy Oscar count to prove it). So that IS something to have your sox knocked off over. We had never seen the anything like LOTR at the cinema before (and I am talking fantasy epic - not Sci Fi). So now comes along the much older and smaller story of Bilbo and I get why people are feeling this way. It is NOT LOTR. But even though I have reservations about what might have been done to this beloved novel (from my childhood) to extend it to three movies, I cant help but get excited that there is another big budget fantasy coming our way. They just dont make enough fantasy movies IMO that are worth the time or money. It might not be the sprawling epic that LOTR was but Dragons? Singing Dwarves? Elves? Necromancers? Its hard for me to work up any negative feelings - aside from those minor issues I have mentioned in previous Hobbit articles (which I dont want to get in here since I am playing Devil's Advocate).

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                                        • mcleve02 • 3 years ago

                                          @skywise Oh I know... I just meant that excitement and sp*ce we felt from the first three, that we get when you can just tell, this movie is about to knock your socks off, I'm not feeling from this one... That's more along the lines of what I meant! haha

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