Catch a private screening of 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'

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MIDDLE EARTH — Trying to figure out the best way, the best place and the best audience with whom to see “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”? You’ve landed on the right article., your family’s movie guide, has given Flicks Junkies John Clyde, Travis Poppleton and Matt Glade tickets to hand out to listeners of the show. If you’d like to know how to secure two tickets and some free concessions for the Dec. 13 event, just stream the podcast listed below (contest information is given right at the beginning) and follow the instructions — yes, the correct hashtag will go a long way in helping you win.

Catch a private screening of 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'

If you have yet to visit, Clyde recently mentioned five great reasons movie lovers should be using it. is a one-stop site to share opinions about the movies you’re watching, see what other like-minded moviegoers are recommending and discuss age-appropriateness of a film before planning an evening with the kids.

Hit up's Facebook page and officially enter to win as well.

Winners of the tickets will be contacted via email and announced during next week’s podcast.

The Peter Jackson-directed “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” which opens Dec. 13, is rated PG-13 and stars Ian McKellen and Martin Freeman and Benedict Cumberbatch as the voice of the inevitably desolated Smaug. Travis has been covering movie news, film reviews and live events for Deseret News and since 2010, and currently co-hosts the FlicksJunkies podcast. You can contact Travis at

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