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Warner Bros. and Tolkien Estate settle epic Lord of the Rings lawsuit

Film rights disputes are almost always a nasty business, especially when it comes to Hollywood blockbusters the likes of THE HOBBIT and THE LORD OF THE RINGS. Today, it's being reported that Warner Bros. and the estate of J.R.R. Tolkien have reached an agreement regarding the rights dispute for both of the above mentioned films. Upon settling the legal...
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07.03.2017
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Watch our Oscar "Best Picture" Retrospective for 2004 (video)

In this recurring series we take a look at the Oscar nominations of years past, examining the flicks that were nominated, as well as the pic we feel got snubbed among all the other candidates. Love 'em or hate 'em, the Oscars usually highlight the best films from each year (although there are plenty that get overlooked) and it's always fun to look back and see what was...
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05.30.2017
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Peter Jackson posts first Mortal Engines concept art

Peter Jackson is returning to the land of movies with the new flick MORTAL ENGINES based on the book of the same. The four-story series take place in a world where cities survive on wheels that travel on tracks and devour other cities to gain resources. If that seems difficult to picture then don’t waste your time straining that pretty brain and take a look at the first...
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05.26.2017
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Elrond himself Hugo Weaving joins the Peter Jackson-produced Mortal Engines

Man, I'm super excited for the upcoming fantasy epic MORTAL ENGINES. I love me some Peter Jackson (even if I didn't completely enjoy THE HOBBIT films as a whole, I still found things to love within them), so I can't wait to see what he's cooking up with his newest film. And while Jackson is only producing, and not directing, I still think that's cause for...
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04.13.2017
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Face-Off: Godzilla (2014) vs. King Kong (2005)

Welcome back to the Face-Off, everyone! Did you remember to set your clocks forward? Good, then that means you were probably able to catch KONG: SKULL ISLAND at an appropriate time. If so then you’re still probably craving some good giant monster carnage. This week we will offer you just that with our latest bout, the 2014 GODZILLA versus the 2005 KING KONG . Screw the eighth wonder of the...
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03.14.2017
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Top 10 Surprising Filmmakers First Films (video)

Everyone remembers their first. That goes for teens experimenting with their hormones, a comedian taking their first trip on-stage and, of course, serial killers. There’s something special in realizing you just started the next step in your life, and that applies to the 10 filmmakers on our newest list, Top 10 Surprising Filmmakers First Films. Did you know Edgar Wright did a...
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03.09.2017
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Stephen Lang & more join the Peter Jackson produced Mortal Engines

It's always fun to see Stephen Lang (AVATAR) pop up on the big-screen and one of his next projects will be an adaptation of Philip Reeve's "Mortal Engines" series. THR reports that Lang is set to join the cast of the Peter Jackson produced flick as Thaddeus Valentine, " one of the most powerful men in London society and one who is trying to get his hands on...
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03.06.2017
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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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02.27.2017
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Uma Thurman says not doing Lord of the Rings was one of her worst decisions

The LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy remains one of the great cinematic landmarks of all time, raking in billions of dollars and a wheelbarrow of Oscars. Fans know those movies back to back, and the series has truly stood the test of time. So much of this is true that some actors are still kicking themselves for not jumping on the horse when they had the chance. During an appearance on...
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02.22.2017
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Hera Hilmar to lead Peter Jackson's Mortal Engines

Back when Guillermo del Toro was set to tackle THE HOBBIT, Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh began work on adapting Philip Reeve's "Mortal Engines" series. At the time it was thought that Jackson would direct the film, but once Guillermo del Toro dropped out of THE HOBBIT and Jackson had to take over, the development of "Mortal Engines" stalled. The project...
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02.06.2017
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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Godfather, Iron Giant, La La Land

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...
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02.04.2017
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Peter Jackson produced Mortal Engines casts its leads

I love Peter Jackson - from DEAD ALIVE to LORD OF THE RINGS - the man is talented as f*ck. Even his misses (like LOVELY BONES and THE HOBBIT) have awesome stuff in them. That is all to say that I'm excited-as-balls about his upcoming film, MORTAL ENGINES, described by  Variety  as " set thousands of years in the future, Earth’s cities...
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02.03.2017
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