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The 10 Best Book-To-Movie Adaptations, According To The Brits
The British people have spoken, and this time a list of their 10 favorite book-to-film adaptations have been collected for the reading public to enjoy. Read on to see what topped the list, as well as where your other favorites may have ranked.
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Another Lord Of The Rings Character Who Could Have Returned For The Hobbit
One actor has admitted that discussions were actually held for him to somehow return as his Lord of the Rings character in The Hobbit trilogy, even though his character would have been an infant.
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10 Movie Franchises That Actually Got Better As They Went On
The first movie in a series sets a bar, and it’s by that bar that all subsequent titles are judged. For most franchises this proves to be an insurmountable task (Back To The Future and Jurassic Park spring to mind), but there are a few out there that have follow-up stories that are better than their predecessor.
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More Gandalf For Sir Ian McKellen? The Legendary Actor Says This
Would Sir Ian McKellen ever reprise his role of Gandalf and go trekking around Middle Earth one more time? The legendary actor had a rather blunt response when asked that very question recently.
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Why The Hobbit Wasn't Better, According To Peter Jackson
Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings trilogy is a masterclass in filmmaking. ackson and his team spent years simply planning the production before filming ever began. In The Hobbit, not so much.
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Arrow's Manu Bennett Was Arrested At Comic Con, Get The Details
Looks like somebody is getting used to the handcuffs off screen as much as he is on screen. Actor Manu Bennett who portrayed Slade Wilson/ Deathstroke on the hit CW TV series Arrow was just arrested on a misdemeanor assault charge while attending Alamo City Comic Con.
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An R-Rated Hobbit: The Battle Of Five Armies Is Coming This Fall
The Battle of the Five Armies is about to get bloodier. Well, we assume bloodier, because Warner Bros. officially announced the extended edition of the final Hobbit trilogy installment will be rated R.
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Lord Of The Rings Cinematographer Andrew Lesnie Dies Of A Heart Attack
Andrew Lesnie, the Oscar-winning cinematography behind the Lord of the Rings trilogy and a longtime collaborator of director Peter Jackson, has passed away. A native of Sydney, Australia, Lesnie was said to have died from a heart attack. He was 59.
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New DVD Releases: March 2015 In Home Entertainment
While movies like Avengers: Age of Ultron are gearing up to head into theaters this spring, the big home entertainment companies are still churning out some Academy Award nominees and winners, along with some holiday favorites.
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This Clever Lord Of The Rings Video Perfectly Explains What The Hell The Ring Is
Have you read all of the Middle-earth books by J.R.R. Tolkien and watched all of the adaptations by Peter Jackson, yet still find yourself confused by exactly how The One Ring really works? Well, now we have this nifty new video to explain it all in understandable and deep detail paired with fun animation.
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Watch Eddie Redmayne Demonstrate His Terribly Awkward Hobbit Audition
While on The Graham Norton Show Eddie Redmayne revealed his interest in a few hit films including The Hobbit which he actually auditioned for. Watch him describe his terribly awkward audition for the role of Bilbo Baggins.
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This Celebrity Was Apparently Offered A Role In The Hobbit
In a fun behind the scenes story that should interest any Middle-earth fans out there, it's been revealed that celebrity chef Jamie Oliver was offered a role in one of The Hobbit films if he cooked Peter Jackson’s 50th birthday dinner.
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Drafthouse Planning The Perfect Middle-earth Tribute For Hobbit And Lord Of The Rings Fans
The Alamo Drafthouse Theater in Austin will be showing a marathon of all six Peter Jackson Middle-earth films. We've got the amazing and delicious-sounding details here!
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The 10 Most Badass Moments in Peter Jackson's Middle-earth Movies
Now that The Battle of Five Armies has released, we seen all of Peter Jackson's Tolkien films. Here are the 10 most badass moments from the movies.
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Wait, Peter Jackson Thinks Other Directors Rely Too Much On Technology?
Peter Jackson's The Hobbit is releasing. He's celebrating by calling out other directors for using too much CG.
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The Hobbit 2 Just Got An Epic Middle Finger From This Honest Trailer
It’s pretty easy to make fun of The Hobbit. Each of the films, including the original Lord of the Rings trilogy, come in at around three hours long, while they’re also slightly pompous and filled with moments that are borderline ridiculous. Still, even though it’s easy that doesn’t mean that it shouldn’t be done.
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The Hobbit Cast Helps You Say Goodbye To Middle-earth In This Touching Featurette
The cultural impact of Peter Jackson's big screen Middle-earth franchise is unquestionable, and there are thousands upon thousands of fans who will be deeply saddened by its conclusion with The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. But what will the people who made The Hobbit movies miss most about that experience? To answer that question we have this brand new featurette:
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5 Big Hobbit Things You Have To Know Before Seeing The Battle Of The Five Armies
Much like the books they are based on, Peter Jackson’s Middle-earth movies are rather dense films. There’s not only an impressive number of characters to follow and plots to keep up with, but J.R.R. Tolkein also established a world with a full and rich history – and Jackson has worked to try and stay true to as much of it as possible.
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To 3D Or Not To 3D: Buy The Right Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies Ticket
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies meets every definition of giant blockbuster, and like its predecessors in the trilogy, it will be released in both 3D and 2D formats. But, of course, the question always loomed: is the extra dimension worth the extra money for the ticket?
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The Hobbit Already Dominating At The Foreign Box Office
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies has premiered in international theaters. Unsurprisingly, it is dominating at the box office.
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