See before and after comparison shots of The Hobbit's amazing FX

It's sometimes easy to forget the work that goes into creating CGI effects, but then you peel back the veil and it becomes powerfully evident.

J.R.R. Tolkien's son says Peter Jackson 'eviscerated' his dad's work

A cursory analysis will net you a proof positive that the Tolkien Estate is not a big fan of people adapting and otherwise looking to use J.R.R.'s works as a tool to make money. But never before has Tolkien's son, Christopher, made a formal comment on Peter Jackson's movies. Until now, that is.

Hilarious clip shows how The Hobbit SHOULD have ended

Peter Jackson's first installment in the film adaptation of Tolkien's classic, The Hobbit, was not met with the same enthusiasm as the Lord of the Rings trilogy.

Meet Ms. Bilbo! Scientists re-create the face of a real Hobbit

Scientists adopted the "Hobbit" name a few years ago to identify a short, big-footed race of humans dubbed Homo floresiensis—and now a facial reconstruction finally shows us what they looked like. Want to meet your average, real-life lady from Hobbiton?

Watch Bilbo's stirring speech in latest TV spot for The Hobbit

With The Hobbit's wide film release only a month away, the trailers are coming in fast and furious now. With each one, we get a little more of a taste of what this adaptation will be like. In this one, we hear a surprising amount of courage come from the mouth of one Bilbo Baggins.

See Bilbo face off against Gollum in the latest Hobbit TV spot

The Hobbit is so close to coming out that, basically, every day is a new opportunity for Peter Jackson and co. to give us another taste of what's in store. This time, we get a voiceover from Gandalf, some dwarf shenanigans, and Bilbo facing off against none other than Gollum himself.

PETA planning to protest The Hobbit due to 27 animal deaths

With The Hobbit so close to seeing its theatrical release and more footage showing up, seemingly, with each day, things are looking great for Peter Jackson and Co. But into every life, a little rain must fall and so, enter PETA, which has some concerns over the treatment of animals used in the upcoming film.

OMG! Matt Smith teases a Peter Jackson-directed Doctor Who episode!

You know what we heard today? Oh, no big deal ... just Peter "Lord of the Rings" Jackson being down for directing an episode of Doctor Who!

Del Toro tells how Hobbit fiasco will make his next movie BETTER

Del Toro is choosing between three scripts, and hopes to make his announcement at Comic Con in July.

McKellen says which actors are in (and out) of Hobbit

The Lord of the Rings' own Gandalf speculates on who might and might not appear in the prequels.

First Hobbit cameo role revealed!

The Hobbit director confirmed that he'll do a quick cameo in the movie.

Peter Jackson clears up Hobbit rumors

The director of the Lord of the Rings movies clarifies what story the two Hobbit movies will tell.

Stunning pictures of real-life "Hobbit" house

An underground home set amidst a cluster of mountain houses looks like something only Frodo—or someone who wants to live like a Hobbit—could love.

Hobbit to start shooting this summer

The first of Guillermo del Toro's two Hobbit movies begins production in June.

SHOCK: Guillermo Del Toro QUITS The Hobbit movies!

Director Guillermo Del Toro quit The Hobbit movies but will continue to co-write the screenplays with Peter Jackson.