So, they've now announced when THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG will be released on dvd: Tuesday, April 8th -- a little over five weeks away.
Here's the link (the main bizarreness in which is their listing Benedict Cumberbatch as the lead actor, rather than Martin Freeman):
In the meantime, I'm taking some badly needed down time from the deadline and heading over this afternoon to watch one more time it in a theatre (it having been more than a month, I think).
Play: The Center Does Not Hold
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