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JoBlo Movie Trivia Quiz: The Lord of the Rings trilogy

Welcome to JoBlo.com's Exceptional Movie Trivia Quizzes! Each week we'll be presenting you with a new movie quiz with which to test your cinematic knowledge. J.R.R. Tolkien himself deemed The Lord of the Rings to be unfilmable and although there had been many attempts to adapt the series, it wasn't until Peter Jackson entered the picture that the entire trilogy was...
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The Good, The Bad & The Badass: Christopher Lee

Last week , we took at look at the career of one of the best character actors of our time, Jeff Goldblum . This week's subject is a recently deceased legend with over two hundred film credits to his name... Christopher Lee They sure don't make em' like Christopher Lee anymore. Sure, there are prolific character actors out there, but Christopher...
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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Batman, Frankenstein, Han Solo, LOTR

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...
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C'mon Hollywood: Get back to the gore, Peter Jackson!

Sticking closely to shoe-string budgeted films and appropriately titled "splatstick" horror comedies, Peter Jackson wasn't exactly the biggest name being passed around the film community back in the day. It wasn't until he received recognition for his work on HEAVENLY CREATURES that he was able to break away from the cult director status he associated himself with and before long,...
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JoBlo.com presents: Top 10 Greatest Moments from the Lord of the Rings Trilogy (Video Compilation)

As fans line up to witness Peter Jackson 's second chapter in THE HOBBIT trilogy, we here at JoBlo.com are taking some time to reflect on the previous Middle-Earth adventure that brought J.R.R. Tolkien 's legendary universe to life.  THE LORD OF THE RINGS films stand as one of the greatest cinematic achievements of all time and one of the most perfect trilogies ever...
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Cool Videos: Everything wrong with The Lord of The Rings: Fellowship of the Ring

LORD OF THE RINGS fanatics might not be happy with this latest video from Cinema Sins . THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG is out next week, so of course they've created a new "Everything Wrong With..." video for THE LORD OF THE RINGS: FELLOWSHIP OF THE RINGS. The film was a big hit with audiences and critics, so what exactly is wrong with Peter Jackson 's film?...
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Put this in your pipe and smoke it! A biopic on Lord of the Rings creator J.R.R. Tolkien is headed our way

With the immense popularity of THE LORD OF THE RINGS series and recently, THE HOBBIT, it is only fitting that now is the time for a biopic of its creator, J.R.R. Tolkien . Tolkien is definitely worthy of a film based on his life since he lead a very interesting one. The project tentatively titled TOLKIEN will follow, "the authorís life, particularly his formative years at...
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Jake Gyllenhaal opens up about his horrible Frodo audition for The Lord of the Rings

When casting for THE LORD OF THE RINGS: FELLOWSHIP OF THE RINGS began back in 1999, 150 different actors auditioned to play Frodo Baggins for Peter Jackson . Obviously Elijah Wood ended up getting the part, and he did an outstanding job as the little hero. Jake Gyllenhaal was apparently also interested in the role, but according to the actor, his audition did not go well at...
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Ink & Pixel: Nausicaš of the Valley of the Wind

Ink & Pixel is a source of pride and joy for me as a writer and as such, Iím always striving to take this column further for those who read and enjoy it. If you yourself, or anyone you know, helped to make any of the amazing feature animated films found within this column, I would love to talk to you to further my knowledge. Please contact me at steveseigh@joblo.com so we can...
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These two new Lord of the Rings Mondo posters are awesome!

One of my favorite movie subjects is LORD OF THE RINGS. I also really love any art inspired by the film. That's why I am happy to show you these two new Mondo posters from artists Paolo Rivera and Mike Sutfin. If I had some extra money to drop on the "Servants of Sauron" print, trust me, I'd do it in a heartbeat. Here are the details from Mondo: "We have two great LORD OF THE RINGS...
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What could have been: A make-up test featuring Frodo under the effects of the One Ring

There was at one point going to be a scene in THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE TWO TOWERS portraying Frodo ( Elijah Wood ) under the effects of the One Ring. The scene was a vision had by Faramir that would have shown Frodo devolving into a Gollum-like creature after having possessed the ring for too long. The scene is discussed briefly in the special features included with the expanded...
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Cool Videos: Screen Junkies' honest trailers takes a trip to Middle-Earth!

With THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY going on walkabout this week, the fine folks at Screen Junkies have taken it upon themselves to deliver yet another wondrous and brutal Honest Trailer, this time for THE LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy, tackling most of the gripes fans have had from the get-go.† I love THE LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy, but even I can have a good laugh at some of its goofiness.†...
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