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By Brandon Jones On Thursday, May 9th, 2019
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‘Tolkien’ never lives up the myth or legend of a man behind ‘The Hobbit’ and the ‘LOTR’

Fox Spotlight tried to share J.R.R. Tolkien’s backstory, one of the most influential literary giants in history, with audiences in their new biopic, Tolkien. Nicholas Hoult steps into the shoes of the iconic More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, April 27th, 2019
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‘Tolkien’ with Nicholas Hoult, Lily Collins comes to theaters for advanced screenings on May 7 and May 10

Fathom Events partners with Fox Searchlight Pictures for the theatrical debut of “Tolkien,” giving audiences the chance to see this much-anticipated film on May 7 ahead of its theatrical nationwide More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 17th, 2019
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James Wan’s ‘Aquaman’ is ‘Lord of the Rings’ underwater

UPDATE: Aquaman is snubbed from the VFX shortlist for an Oscar and director James Wan is NOT happy about it. “You and your department are the unsung heroes of this film,” Wan wrote. “The fact More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, July 28th, 2018
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Amazon hires writing team for ‘Lord of the Rings’ prequel series

Jennifer Salke, Head of Amazon Studios, announced that its Lord of the Rings TV series had hired a writing team for the prequel. JD Payne and Patrick McKay, whose recent projects include Star Trek 4 for Paramount More...

By Taylor Reed On Sunday, May 27th, 2018
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Elijah Wood speaks on ‘Lord of the Rings’ TV show

During a MegaCon meet and greet with fans and press, Elijah Wood reflected on his experiences filming the Lord of the Rings trilogy and offered up his opinion on the planned TV series with Amazon. “I have More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, April 28th, 2018
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GQ Magazine writer attacks the Bible as ‘foolish’ and believers ‘who supposedly live by it’

GQ magazine is making and headlines and taking lumps for including the Bible on their list “21 Books You Don’t Have to Read,” calling scripture ” repetitive, self-contradictory, sententious, More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, December 24th, 2014
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‘Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ Review: Best in series

Just as director Peter Jackson did with LOTR: Return of the King, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies delivers on all levels and is the best in the series. The adventure comes to a heated climax as the dragon Smaug More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, June 10th, 2013
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First poster lands for ‘The Hobbit The Desolation of Smaug’

Warner Bros. has released the first poster for director Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, the second film in the Hobbit trilogy. The poster unveiling comes in advance of the film’s first More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, December 24th, 2012
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‘Hobbit’ makes 2012 a ‘Great year for movies’

The word “great” is thrown around too loosely, so let’s begin by explaining that a “Great Movie” is not only fantastic the first time you watch the film, but holds up over time and More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, December 17th, 2012
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‘Hobbit’ opens to a $84 million box office record, ‘Skyfall’ drops to #4

Peter Jackson’s first film in the new “Hobbit” trilogy opened number one this weekend beating out several other successful films: “Lincoln,” the new James Bond film and the conclusion More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, December 15th, 2012
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‘Dark Knight Rises’ tops MTV’s Best Movies of 2012 List

The MTV Movies team have announced their top ten films of 2012 and right at the top is Christopher Nolan’s final Batman movie. Josh Horowitz writes “How do you follow up one of the best comic book-inspired More...

By Stephen Nevets On Wednesday, December 12th, 2012
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Andy Serkis says he was ‘blown away’ by ‘Hobbit,’ takes ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’

Andy Serkis, who brings Gollum to life in the new “Hobbit” film is touring the media outlets to promote the film. Serkis also functions on the production as a 2nd Unit Director and praises the end result More...

By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, December 11th, 2012
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Martin Freeman admits he never read the books and Ian McKellen show him the ‘night life’

The star of the Peter Jackson film, the prequel to the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy, is Martin Freeman. Freeman stars as Bibo Baggins and made a pretty shocker reveal in an interview with People Magazine, More...

By Stephen Nevets On Sunday, December 9th, 2012
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‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ roundup of videos, photos and clips

“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey”’s director Peter Jackson talked about the creature design of the dragon Smaug, but now you can get a sneak peek. Two TV spots landed recently: one features a new More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, December 3rd, 2012
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Warner Bros sued by Tolkien estate over online marketing

The estate of Lord Of The Rings author J.R.R Tolkien has filed a lawsuit against Warner Bros today in an $80 million lawsuit over online slot machines and other digital merchandising. Warner Bros In the complaint More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, December 3rd, 2012
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Brad Pitt’s ‘Killing Me Softly’ dies at box office, ‘Twilight’ wins again

Even Brad Pitt cannot energize sluggish post-Thanksgiving moviegoers with his latest film, “Killing Me Softly,” which opened at #6 tied with “Wreck-It Ralph.” The finale of the Sci-Fi teen More...

By Stephen Nevets On Saturday, December 1st, 2012
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Martin Freeman says ‘Hobbit’ is ‘probably even better’ than ‘Lord of the Rings’

At the world premiere in New Zealand, Martin Freeman, the star of “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” praised his director, Peter Jackson, and proclaimed that the film is as good, if not better than More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 30th, 2012
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James Cameron confirms ‘Avatar 2’ should start filming in 2013

The biggest movie of all-time may finally see the sequel come to theaters. “Avatar 2,” an unofficial title, should begin production in 2013, says director and writer James Cameron. James Cameron on the More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 28th, 2012
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Paramount releases ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ official synopsis

Director JJ Abrams and Paramount have kept the details of the new Star Trek film under wraps. Monday the studio released the official synopsis which is certain to excite Trek fans. Paramount confirmed earlier in More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 31st, 2012
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Wellington Airport in New Zealand features giant Gollum display promoting ‘Hobbit’

The 39-foot gollum sculpture created by WETA now greets arriving passengers at the Wellington airport in New Zealand’s capital. And why not? They’ve already put Hobbits on money, issuing currency featuring More...


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