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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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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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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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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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Stranger Things creators say that the show will end before fatigue sets in

Some people would have you believe that you can never have too much of a good thing. These individuals have probably never tuned in to a television show that,  after some time, wound up dragging on for far too long - leaving the desire to have all of its little mysteries wrapped up with a nice big bow hanging in the wind. Thankfully for fans of...
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New plot details and photos for Stranger Things Season 2 have surfaced

Itís been awhile since Iíve come across a television series that has been as universally embraced as Netflixís STRANGER THINGS. From what Iíve seen, the science-fiction, GOONIES meets MONSTER SQUAD-ish suburban horror adventure has done wonders in terms of bringing families together - as evidenced by an onslaught of social media posts Iíve read in my online travels. I think itís really...
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The Fellowhip of the Ring is (partially) reunited in epic photos

Last year marked the 15th anniversary of LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING, and if that’s not enough to make you feel like an old geezer then certainly a picture of some members of the Fellowship reenacting a scene only days ago certainly will.  Well, Elijah Wood, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Orlando Bloom and Viggo Mortensen did just that in some photos posted by...
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Corey Feldman talks honestly about Goonies sequel

The Goonies may never say die, but they may not have a choice. Despite the fact many, many fans of the original children’s classic want a sequel, there’s a good chance their dreams of finding more of One-Eyed Willy’s treasure will be locked away forever. This is all coming from the mouth of Mouth himself, Corey Feldman. In an exclusive interview with MovieWeb ,...
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JoBlo Movie Trivia Quiz: The Lord of the Rings trilogy

Welcome to'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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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Academy Awards Special

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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According to Sean Astin, The Goonies 2 is a "100 percent mortal lock"

It feels like a sequel to THE GOONIES has been in some form of development for as long as I can remember, but according to Sean Astin (who played Mikey in the original), it's not a matter of if a sequel gets made, but rather, when it gets made. To promote his appearance at last week's Wizard World Tulsa, Astin sat down for an interview with TulsaWorld and naturally the...
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Movie Jail: This week's defendant is...Simon Kinberg!

This is Movie Jail, a unique maximum security prison that houses some of the worst writers, directors, actors and producers from Hollywood and beyond. Their crimes? The offenses vary from convict to convict but most of these inmates have contributed negatively to the film world to some capacity* and his or her misdeeds have covered a long enough period of time that the authorities had...
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