Peter Jackson made an awesome 9 part video blog throughout the production of the movie. It's really interesting. If you like LoTR and are stoked for The Hobbit you should should probably watch it (them).
Here's the first one:
"It's not like I burst out of the womb going La Di Da shitting rainbows and sneezing glitter. I had to be sure." -Arabian.
"I can't stress this enough, your posts are worse then mine, and I pride myself on being a complete moron." -KayngBayng