Actor Lee Pace reluctantly comes out

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Actor Lee Pace, whose acting credits include “The Hobbit” and “Pushing Daisies,” has revealed he has dated men and women but wasn’t keen to discuss his sexuality.

Pace spoke with W Magazine in promotion for his role as Joe Pitt, a closeted gay Mormon man, in the Broadway revival of “Angels in America.”

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Screened Out – The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

By : Stephen Miller
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Ian McKellan, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Evangeline Lilly, Orlando Bloom, Lee Pace, Benedict Cumberbatch

J.R.R. Tolkien’s creations are so well loved by so many that it genuinely hurts to say this film could be much, much better. Sure, every frame is amazing to look at, and the action sequences are a blast. But this epic tale’s emotional core is more hollow and dead than the Lonely Mountain the sepulchral kingdom of the dwarves.

Like Peter Jackson’s first Hobbit film, too much of this feels episodic and incomplete, without any deep realization of character.

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