Well… you didn’t think a movie called The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies was gonna end with a whimper, did you? Quite the contrary, according to the new trailer for the final installment in Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy, which teases an epic finale as various armies converge on Lonely Mountain where Bilbo (Martin Freeman), Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) and their fellow… Continue reading Watch: 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' Trailer Teases an Epic Conclusion
Originally the last film in Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit series was to be called There and Back Again. However, Jackson and the studio decided to add in a third movie to the franchise, and that title was dropped because it no longer represented the last movie. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies was declared to be a more fitting title. It’s also… Continue reading 'The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies' Trailer Marches Into War
While pondering potential subjects for this week, I couldn’t help noticing that this is the 52nd edition of the column that I’ve authored. That’s a full year of weekly nerdery by my count, and it all began on July 23, 2013, with a roundup of the biggest hits, misses and lingering questions from the that year’s San Diego Comic-Con.
With this year’s convention kicking off… Continue reading The Geek Beat: Five Great, Geeky Moments from Modern Comic-Con History
Recently, Marvel Comics decided to make a major announcement on national television when it let the world know that Thor, a pillar of the Marvel universe and a founding Avenger, would be replaced with a new character of the same name. There was a twist, though: the new Thor will be a woman, worthy of holding the fabled Asgardian hammer when its original wielder has, somehow… Continue reading Comics on Film: Like Thor, Here Are Five Major Heroes That Also Had Substitutes
Welcome back to another episode of The Summer Movies Podcast, a podcast that will run from May through the end of August and cover all things related to summer movies past, present and future.
On this week’s episode hosts Erik Davis (Movies.com) and Sean O’Connell (CinemaBlend.com) review Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Additionally, with many calling Apes the best movie of the