The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug: Filmmaker Peter Jackson continues his epic trilogy, following plucky hobbit Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) to his fateful encounter with Smaug the Terrible (Voiced by Benedict Cumberbatch), an ancient dragon that resides in the fallen dwarf kingdom of Erebor.
Special effects supervisor Steve Ingram, Weta Workshop creature designer Richard Taylor, senior visual effects supervisor Joe Letteri and crews at Weta Digital return to the Middle-earth of J.R.R. Tolkien, creating skin-shifter Beorn, giant arachnid denizens of Mirkwood, elven woodland realms, the Lake-town of Esgaroth and the subterranean terrors of the Lonely Mountain! Also in this issue: Hbo’s Game of Thrones, RoboCop (2014), and Ben Stiller’s remake of The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.
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