Vlad Barash is back to talk about the 1985 Soviet Russian production of The Hobbit! Check out Vlad’s website to see his various projects, including the game he co-wrote with his partner, Lorraine Fryer, Demon Mark: A Russian Saga!
Image Description: Gandalf from the 1985 Russian Hobbit.
We have a tangent about Lindsay Ellis, including some discussion of her three part series on Peter Jackson’s Hobbit movies (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3), and some discussion of her Cats video. We also talk a bunch about spiders—both real and fictional. Oh, and the amazingly bizarre Gollum costume in this film…
Image Description: Gollum, from he 1985 Russian Hobbit. Green face paint, a green spandex… swim cap??? and, uh… fangs? We are really not sure what is going on here.
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