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Category Archive: Movie News

The 33 Greatest Movie Trilogies

Empire Magazine has just published its list of the 33 top movie trilogies of all time. To read the article and learn whether any of Peter Jackson’s Tolkien trilogies made the list you just need to click here .

For the Gamers, Shadow of Mordor Edited Into Feature Length Film.

You Tube user Andy Gilleand has recently edited a 2 1/2 hour film from Monolith Productions Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. For more information and a link to the film, just click here .

Review of the newly released Blu-ray

I’m sure that everyone is aware that ‘The Hobbit; The Battle of the Five Armies’ DVD edition was released yesterday and the Blu-ray was released today.
Click here for a Stars Entertainment review of the Blu-ray edition.

Hobbit trilogy nears $3 Billion in sales and it seems that no-one cares.

Details of the FORBES article delineating the financial success of the Trilogy can be found here .

‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ exceeds $900 million in ticket sales

For more information, click here to be taken to the latest issue of Variety.

The Hobbit – The Battle of the Five Armies – selected reviews

More reviews of The Hobbit – The Battle of the Five Armies

The Wall Street Journal describes the movie as “Peerless Fantasy, Flawlessly Rendered”.

and Wired says that it is “…a greatest-hits collection of everything you’ve loved about Jackson’s Middle-earth epics”

Professor Michael Drout’s Movie Review.

To be taken to his blog, to read Tolkien Scholar Michael Drout’s review of The Hobbit; The Battle of the Five Armies, click here .

Representative Review of ‘The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies’

For the Movie Fanatic review please click here .

Colbert’s interview of Smaug

Click here to watch the interview.
CAUTION- Spoiler Alert- The interview also includes a significant clip from the movie.

LOTR Trilogy with LIVE orchestra and 160 voices, April 16-19, 2015

This just announced. Would you like more info/photo/etc. This is going to be EPIC.
Symphony Silicon Valley and Chorale and Howard Shore, composer of the Oscar-winning Lord of the Rings (LOTR) soundtrack, present the first American screening of the complete LOTR trilogy with a live American orchestra. Along with soloists to be named later, the Academy Award-winning films will be shown in High Definition on a giant 48’ by 20’ screen with 250 musicians on stage. April 16-19, 2015 Click here for more information.