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In Defense of Peter Jackson, Tolkien Fans, and Nerds Everywhere

Peter Jackson has taken a lot of flack for the alleged butchering of The Hobbit, variously described as bloated, silly, crass, and all of the familiar insults typically hurled at his work, and at fantasy in particular.   1,183 more words


Mystery Monster Photo #3 Jack the Giant Killer 62'

     The Mystery Monster Photo this week is a wraith from the 1962 Fantasy Film Jack the Giant Killer! All you Monster Kids and Baby boomers should have recognized this pick. 186 more words

Re-Considering Rankin/Bass

It’s hard now to remember a day when Peter Jackson’s films (whatever one may think of them) were not the dominant, go-to examples of Tolkien on film.   803 more words

Tolkien and the Political Pleasures of Sadness

One of the things that always stands out to me upon reading Tolkien’s work, whether that be The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, or  1,024 more words


Review: "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Extended Edition"

Given that the release date for The Hobbit:  The Battle of the Five Armies is now less than a month away, I thought I would take a few moments to review the Extended Edition for  776 more words


LosCon November 28-30, 2014

LosCon is a term used for the Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society its a small but growing group of Science Fiction and Fantasy fans that have meetings and discuss topics in regards to science fiction and fantasy. 40 more words

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A short Halloween Film called: Night Swim

This one was pretty good. I liked the lead up and set up. Well done….once again keeping the viewers attention was really easy with this one again. Enjoy.

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