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Kumail Nanjiani to play insecure Orc in Middle-Earth: Shadow of War

I've been a fan of stand-up comedian Kumail Nanjiani for a long time, so it's awesome to see him getting some real mainstream success. He's the star of the hit HBO show SILICON VALLEY, voicing a character in THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE, and his comedy BIG SICK is both a critical and financial success. But he's also a big nerd and loves videogames, so I imagine the fact he gets to play...
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Shelob revealed in Middle-Earth: Shadow of War trailer!

Like any prequel story, the game MIDDLE-EARTH: SHADOW OF WAR (like it's predecessor SHADOW OF MORDOR) is on shaky ground when it comes to the story of LORD OF THE RINGS. On the one hand, it can't really contradict anything we know about the story, nor affect any real change to the outcome, while still telling its own complete story. Not only that, but there's also always a temptation to...
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New gameplay footage released for Middle-Earth: Shadow of War

MIDDLE-EARTH: SHADOW OF MORDOR was one of those rare property-based videogames that was actually good , putting it in the esteemed company of RIDDICK: BUTCHER BAY, STAR WAR: BATTLEFRONT, and DIE HARD TRILOGY. Its success can be attributed to its awesome combat, great graphics, and the "Nemesis System" that made you viciously hate pixels on a screen more than you have since...
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Sauron returns in this announcement trailer for the game Shadow of War

Set between the events of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, Middle-earth: Shadow of War continues the original narrative of Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, and expands upon the nemesis system established in the previous game. While a gameplay trailer will hit next month, we do have the announcement teaser that gives you a cinematic look at where the story is headed, as well as some...
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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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The JoBlo Sunday Night Movie Chat: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

There are movies and there are events. The movie we are going to chat about this Sunday definitely qualifies as an event. I know I'm not alone in my excitement for this weekend's big release. This week, we are going to return to Middle-Earth and chat about The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey! For the past year, yours truly has been hosting The JoBlo Sunday Night Movie Chat...
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