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Cosplay Friday: The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings

The characters in J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings have been enticing readers for over 60 years.

Today fans are able to journey to the magical realm of Middle-earth through the wizardry of Peter Jackson’s revolutionary six film cinematic adventure. 162 more words


The Art of Film Magic: 20 Years of WETA Book Review

Film books don’t get much better than “The Art of Film Magic: 20 Years of WETA.”  578 more words

Book Review

"The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies" Review

The Hobbit: “The Battle of Five Armies” is the rising action that results in a solid payoff for the first two films. The grand scheme of stretching the short story to three films seems to be vindicated by the proper allocation of time to key elements throughout the adventure that gave the book,  480 more words


Not All Wanderers are Lost

This is my 20-year-old daughter’s thigh, the beginnings of her giant nerd tattoo. Roses that will be blue. A compass that always points in a questionable direction. 1,096 more words


'The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies': A Fitting Conclusion to a Frivolous Trilogy

I still remember the first time I saw The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring. I was a child, a child young enough to sleep over a buddies house sharing the same pull-out mattress and stay up all night watching movies without having to vehemently deny the connotations that come with such a “slumber party” when boys reach a certain age (i.e. 1,242 more words


Suddenly, Peter Jackson Says He Hates Bloated Franchises

Man, remember when Peter Jackson was one of us nerds? Those were good days. Days that are apparently gone now, if this interview the man gave is to be believed. 360 more words