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Peter Jackson: 'The Hobbit' Films Could've Been Better

It's a rare thing a filmmaker would acknowledge his faults on why their films didn't work out as expected. Director Peter Jackson finally talks about making the 'The Hobbit' trilogy was a very stressful production, causing him to not think very clear...
by The Film Geek Guy on Nov 19, 2015

Peter Jackson On Why 'The Hobbit' Films Sucked

It's a rare thing a filmmaker would acknowledge his faults on why their films didn't work out as expected. Director Peter Jackson finally talks about making the 'The Hobbit' trilogy was a very stressful production, causing him to not think very clear...
by The Film Geek Guy on Nov 19, 2015

Box Office Buz: DVD and Blu-ray releases for November 17, 2015

Christmas releases must be just around the corner because our new release days are getting thinner and thinner. A very small list this week but some nice Criterion releases, a few indie titles and a couple of big screen titles still keep things inter...
by Box Office Buz on Nov 19, 2015

Blu-ray Review: The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies Extended Edition

While moving The Hobbit from two movies to three felt unnecessary, it does actually help the final chapter as everything converges on one point: The Lonely Mountain. Outside of a few small deviations -- Legolas going to check on Gundabad, Gandalf's r...
by RotoRob on Nov 16, 2015

See 15 minutes of added battle footage for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies - Extended Edition.

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Extended Edition is about to hit theaters and fans were shocked when it was given a "R" rating.A new 15 minute video has surfaced that shows fans some added footage from the film's big five armies battle scen...
by Realm Beyond Sight on Nov 13, 2015

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies 'Final Battle' Extended Clip

"The Hobbit" follows the journey of title character Bilbo Baggins, who is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor, which was long ago conquered by the dragon Smaug. Approached out of the blue by the wizard Gandalf...
by Box Office Buz on Nov 11, 2015

R-Rated Battle of the Five Armies Extended Edition Confirmed

A couple of weeks ago a tasty rumour surfaced that the extended edition of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies would be getting an R-rating. Well, that scrumptious rumour has now been confirmed via the official details for the upcoming Blu-ray...
by Box Office Buz on Aug 26, 2015

‘The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies’ Extended Edition Coming To Blu-ray & DVD

Peter Jackson's unparalleled epic film adaptation of the beloved fantasy novels of J.R.R. Tolkien will be drawing to a close - for now - with the forthcoming home video release of the extended edition of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. The...
by Geeks of Doom on Aug 25, 2015

J.R.R. Tolkien and the Exorcism of the Tape Recorder

Recently it was announced that a hitherto unknown short story by J.R.R. Tolkien named The Story of Kullervo will be published by HarperCollins, thus placing Tolkien in the company of Harper Lee, Truman Capote, and other authors who recently have had...
by Book Riot on Aug 25, 2015

Every single word spoken by a person of color in the The Lord of the Rings trilogy.

Dylan Marron has created another great "Every Single Word Spoken By A Person Of Color" video and this time it takes a look at The Lord of the Rings. If you watched the video for the Harry Potter franchise you know that these videos can be s...
by Realm Beyond Sight on Aug 24, 2015

The hardest substances known to nerdkind!

Fantastic comic strip created by Peter Aaron and Chiykowsku Plants that all nerds and geeks out there will love. This is so comlpetely true.Be sure to "like" and follow my new Facebook and Twitter accounts for the latest news and fun conversation!&nb...
by Realm Beyond Sight on Aug 22, 2015

Wonderful a capella version of "In Dreams" from The Lord of the Rings sung by Peter Hollens.

Sit back and enjoy this beautiful a capella rendition of the song "In Dreams" from The Lord of the Rings sung by Peter Hollens. Peter does an amazing job here and brings some originality to a song that has captured the hearts of The Lord of the Rings...
by Realm Beyond Sight on Aug 9, 2015

‘The Hobbit’ Trilogy Extended Edition Hits Theaters This Fall

Extended editions of films normally are seen in the DVD and Blu-ray release, and very rarely get a theatrical release. But fans of Peter Jackson's The Hobbit trilogy should be excited to know that the longer cut of all three films will be hitting the...
by Geeks of Doom on Aug 4, 2015

What would it have looked like if Sean Connery took the role of Gandalf?

Did you know that The Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson offered the role of Gandalf to Sean Connery before offering it to Ian McKellen? What would it have looked like if Connery had accepted the offer?It's hard top imagine anyone but Ian...
by Realm Beyond Sight on Jul 7, 2015

Peter Jackson Had Replica Of ‘The Hobbit’s Bag End Built Behind Secret Doors At His House

What happens when a geek finds themselves abundantly wealthy? They purchase massive homes and add lots and lots of amazing stuff to them. We've seen it with Guillermo del Toro's Bleak House, and now we have another example with The Lord of the Rings...
by Geeks of Doom on Jul 2, 2015

Sir Christopher Lee – Remembering a Legend

This is not an obituary or a career retrospective. This is simply one fan discussing his memories of an amazing man and tremendous actor -- Sir Christopher Lee, who passed away earlier this week. There's a popular meme making the rounds on Facebook d...
by Geeks of Doom on Jun 12, 2015

Legendary Actor Sir Christopher Lee Has Died

Legendary actor Sir Christopher Lee, best known to modern audiences for his role as Saruman in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit and Lord Of The Rings film trilogies, died on Sunday in a London hospital after suffering from respiratory problems and heart fa...
by Geeks of Doom on Jun 11, 2015

Funny LEGO Star Wars video shows why Han Solo knows not to upset Chewbacca while playing Dejarik.

"Droids don't pull people's arms out of their sockets when they lose. Wookies are known to do that."Star Wars fans will remember the scene where Han Solo warns C-3PO and R2-D2 not to upset Chewbacca while playing Dejarik ( a type of holographic...
by Realm Beyond Sight on Jun 10, 2015

The most beautiful villages in Romania you must visit

A list of some of the most beautiful villages in Romania,  from the stories of friends and colleagues, Holiday editorial. So if you’re planning a weekend getaway and do not know what destination to choose, inspire yourself from the list belo...
by We care about your travel on Jun 7, 2015

Man at Arms: Reforged creates Aragorn's sword Narsil / Anduril from The Lord of the Rings!

A new episode of Man At Arms: Reforged has been released and this one is really fun! The folks over at Baltimore Knife and Sword worked hard to create the sword Narsil from The Lord of the Rings and they did so using only 19th Century techniques whic...
by Realm Beyond Sight on Jun 1, 2015


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