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It is over. With six films, and approximately 8,754 minutes (if you count the extended editions), Peter Jackson is all done with Middle-earth. First came The Lord of the Rings trilogy, and now The Hobbit trilogy. How do we feel, where do we go from here, and what will become of New Zealand now that the hobbits are moving out of the shire? These are all good questions… Continue reading Film Face-off: 'The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King' vs. 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies'

best middle earth moments The 20 Greatest Middle earth Movie Moments from The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit

In their extended (and superior) cuts, the three films of the Lord of the Rings trilogy run 680 minutes. That’s just over 11-and-a-half hours. Add in the six or so hours from the first two Hobbit movies and you have a lot of movie. Now, picking the 20 best single moments from these five movies doesn’t seem so foolhardy. If anything, it seems too… Continue reading The 20 Greatest Middle-earth Movie Moments from 'The Lord of the Rings' and 'The Hobbit'

The middle movie of a trilogy is rarely looked at like the middle child. The middle child is forgotten. Thanks to The Empire Strikes Back, Toy Story 2, Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior, The Dark Knight and Spider-Man 2, that isn’t always the case for films. Sure, there are more examples of a bad middle (Men in Black II), but we have hope with number two.

At first it didn’t… Continue reading Film Face-off: 'The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers' vs. 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'

Last month, the BBC announced that Doctor Who star Matt Smith had decided to leave the 50-year-old British science fiction show after this year’s special Christmas episode. So how goes the search for the next Doctor? “Well, it’s always just terrifying,” says Doctor Who executive producer Steven Moffat, who recruited Smith to replace his predecessor, David Tennant, back in late 2008. “If you’re a Doctor Who fan, as I… Continue reading Comic-Con 2013: ‘Doctor Who’ executive producer Steven Moffat talks about the ‘terrifying’ search for a new Time Lord

The CW has given a green light to a sci-fi post-apocalyptic thriller called The Hundred.

Here’s the logline: “97 years after a nuclear war has destroyed civilization, a massive spaceship housing the lone human survivors sends 100 juvenile delinquents with dark secrets back to Earth to investigate the possibility of re-colonizing the planet.”

Intrigued? It’s based upon the forthcoming The Hundred young adult book series written by Kass Morgan. Jason… Continue reading CW orders post-apocalyptic ‘Lord of the Flies’ pilot