New “Hobbit” Blog & Four Clips Arrive

With a week to go before it premieres around much of the world, four clips and a new production blog for “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” has gone online. The blog will be the second last for the year, and deals with what happens when Bilbo and the dwarves reach their goal – the dwarf kingdom of Erebor under the Lonely Mountain.

While reviews for the film are being kept under wraps for now, early word suggests that we can expect a better critical reaction than the first film received – a few in fact have included it in their top films of the year list. Check out the four clips I mentioned below: