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The director and cast of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey could probably find their way around Mirkwood with blindfold on, but do they know their J.R.R. Tolkien from their J.R Ewing? Empire challenged them to dazzle us with their most arcane piece of Tolkien trivia. The responses were surprising…


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