It was supposed to be the war to end all wars, one directly responsible for the loss of over 16 million lives (and indirectly responsible for at least 50 million more). Yet today, it’s all but a forgotten footnote. The last surviving veterans of the war passed away in 2011 and 2012, and its footprint […]
‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ Opens December 17! Enter to Win Passes to the Advance Screening!
Enter for your chance to receive a pass for two to a special advance screening! This December, Oscar®-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson will unleash the epic final film in The Hobbit Trilogy, based on the timeless masterpiece by J.R.R. Tolkien, from New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures. In The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, […]
THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG opens December 13! Enter to Win Passes to the St. Louis Advance Screening!
Enter to win a pass for two! The second in a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug continues the adventure of the title character Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) as he journeys with the Wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellan) and thirteen Dwarves, led by […]
Movie Review: ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ Starring Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage
After almost 9 years of waiting, we finally return to Middle Earth in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. There was a period of time where we weren’t sure what would happen with the film, or who would direct it. But it was inevitable in my mind that the only man worthy of helming such a […]
‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ Opens December 14! Enter to Win Passes to the Advance Screening!
Enter to win a pair of passes! The adventure follows the journey of title character Bilbo Baggins, who is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor from the fearsome dragon Smaug. Approached out of the blue by the wizard Gandalf the Grey, Bilbo finds himself joining a company of […]
For me, “The Adventures of Tintin” couldn’t fail. The talent and source material was just too great. I had been familiar with the character due to my brother. He watched the tv series that aired on HBO in the early ’90s. I knew he was a young twenty something journalist who had adventures involving mysteries […]
While December usually sees a number of big films, some award contenders and other holiday entertainment, this year we are treated with quite a long list of films in both categories. From films to take the whole family to films intended for more mature audiences (and everything in between), I break down what films I […]
Even though I have no idea how to pronounce Saoirse Ronan’s first name, I still think she is an extremely talented kid. Atonement is one of my favorite films, and she is a big reason for that. I also think that critics were pretty hard on The Lovely Bones which I personally enjoyed a lot. Now […]
After numerous delays and a game of musical chairs with directors, The Hobbit is scheduled to hit theaters in December 2012 (part 1 that is). While the casting of the title character Bilbo Baggins has been announced, we are slowly hearing exactly what characters from the Lord of the Rings trilogy will be returning to […]
People always assumed that Peter Jackson would film The Hobbit in New Zealand. It is, after all, the director’s home, and where he shot The Lord of the Rings Trilogy. It made a fantastic place for Middle Earth the first time, why wouldn’t he use it again? Unfortunately, the production encountered some union trouble, and […]