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Why I Love Movies - Chapter XIII

Why do I love movies? Well, that is a loaded question. How much time do you have? I could go into a long-winded diatribe about the art of film-making or the magic of the movies, but all of that has been said countless times before. Not every movie is a masterpiece, but every film has touched me in one way or another. Every other week, we will look at a handful of reasons why movies...

The first fiery poster for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

The first poster for THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES Dragon Standoff Before this Saturday Comic-Con panel Warner Bros. has released the first poster for Peter Jackson ’s THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES . It’s being called “The Defining Chapter” according to the great poster, and it certainly looks that way. The forthcoming battle will set...

Check out Ian McKellen in a new The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies image

When he’s not gearing up to play a 93-year-old Sherlock Holmes , the great Ian McKellen is having kicking butt all over Middle-earth. Ahead of THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES ’s big presentation at Comic-Con next week, a new image was released featuring Gandalf ( Ian McKellen ) and Bard ( Luke Evans ) preparing for battle. First up, here’s the...

Two films are coming our way based on the life of J.R.R. Tolkien

If three Hobbit movies weren't enough to give you that Tolkien fix you've been craving, then perhaps a few cinematic ventures on the man himself will curb that appetite. David Gleeson is currently writing a Tolkien script for Fox Searchlight, while on the other side of the pond, Attractive Pictures is developing a TOLKIEN & LEWIS picture to be helmed by Simon West . The latter...

Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net:Goonies, Planet Of The Apes, Predator

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...

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies has a title logo

It was just last week when THE HOBBIT: THERE AND BACK AGAIN, the third part of director Peter Jackson 's trilogy, got its new title   THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF FIVE ARMIES . Well, it’s now cemented in logo form! This logo isn’t bursting with excitement, but it’s something else to keep us going until the anticipated final chapter arrives where...

Martin Freeman teases possible special one-off episode of BBC's Sherlock

BBC's SHERLOCK will return for at least two more seasons , but we have no idea when production could start on the next season, or when it might air. Stars Martin Freeman and Benedict Cumberbatch have very busy schedules, and co-creator Steven Moffat is also the showrunner for another BBC series you may have heard of called DOCTOR WHO. But while speaking with Cultbox ,...

Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: There and Back Again gets a new official title

We heard rumors that THE HOBBIT: THERE AND BACK AGAIN, the third part of director Peter Jackson's trilogy, would potentially be getting a new title and today that rumor has become fact. Jackson issued a statement via Facebook that the new official title for the film is THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF FIVE ARMIES , which gives a bit more heft for a finale. From Jackson: Inside...

Cool Videos: Got 12 minutes to see everything wrong with the second Hobbit?

THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG may have been better than the first film in Peter Jackson 's prequel trilogy to THE LORD OF THE RINGS but it still felt like a piece of a single film rather than a movie capable of standing by itself. While you can still enjoy it, something just doesn't quite feel right and yet I couldn't put my finger on it. So, maybe the Cinema Sins crew can....

New Line has registered a new potential title for the third Hobbit film

With less than a year until the release of the final chapter in Peter Jackson 's LORD OF THE RINGS prequels, THE HOBBIT: THERE AND BACK AGAIN, rumors are surfacing that studio New Line Cinema may be considering a retitling of the film. Granted, just because the studio has registered a title it doesn't mean it is for a feature film, but The One Ring fan site makes a compelling argument...

Face Off: HBO's Game of Thrones vs. the Lord of the Rings trilogy

Last week's Face-Off column featured a battle of the ages as Marvel and DC comics characters butted heads in a major throwdown, and your responses were practically split down the middle between CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER and MAN OF STEEL. This past weekend, HBO's scorching series "Game of Thrones" finally returned, and so it seems like a good opportunity to match that show...

The UnPopular Opinion: The Lovely Bones

THE UNPOPULAR OPINION is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATHED. We're hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Enjoy! ****SOME SPOILERS ENSUE**** We have done a lot of critiques about Peter Jackson...
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