In Soviet Russia ‘Hobbit’ Adaptation, Journey Takes You

In 1985, an adaptation of “The Hobbit” premiered in Soviet Russia. It featured a sparkly Gandalf and a take on Gollum that was essentially a man wearing a bathing cap and a fishing net, and all 70 acid trip-worthy minutes are now available on YouTube.

Also, examine the poor journalism of Marty McFly’s hometown in today’s Dailies!

» A surprising effective mash-up of the British “Office” and “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” [Slate]

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» A look at Hill Valley’s terrible newspaper in “Back to the Future” [New York Magazine]

» New “Side Effects” trailer [Collider]

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» Aaron Paul said that “Breaking Bad” will be back on July 14. [ComingSoon]

» A new Golden Globes promo with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler [YouTube]

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» This Soviet Russian version of “The Hobbit” may make you rethink your opinion of “An Unexpected Journey.” [Twitch]

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