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The Da Vinci Code (2006)

Before even watching this film, there is a sense of obviousness to it. Based off of the successful Dan Brown novel, it seemed inevitable that a film adaptation with a great director (Ron Howard) with one of his most popular stars (Tom Hanks) and a cast of French usual suspects (Jean Reno and Audrey Tautou) would come together to make what is ultimately a lackluster cinematic event. 466 more words


Farewell to Middle Earth

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies was an visual and visceral extravaganza. The set pieces are awe-inspiring. The CGI is the best in the business. 677 more words


FashionSkribo apresenta… “The Hobbit: the Battle of the Five Armies”

Este é o primeiro post que publico em terras nacionais, em meses. É bom estar de volta a casa. As primeiras horas têm sido um pouco em choque, tentanto habituar-me à nova realidade: primeiro, depois do frio que passei nos Países Baixos, parece que aqui estou no Outono; segundo, não há bicicletas em lado nenhum e só há “mares de carros e carros”. 723 more words


Cookie Monster's Piece of Least Resistance

You’re probably seen that Cookie Monster / Ian McKellen sketch by now.

But here’s how it should have ended.

Ian McKellen tries to help Cookie Monster resist cookies--it doesn't go too well

Maybe Ian McKellen should have brought his lesson about the word “resist” to Middle-earth before he delivered it to Cookie Monster. 75 more words


'The Hobbit: Five Armies' Review: Pete Hammond On The Journey's End

Peter Jackson’s great journey there and back again with J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy tales comes to an action-filled and excellent end in The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies,  142 more words

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