Amazon to Adapt J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings for Television

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Amazon to Adapt J.R.R. Tolkien’s Globally Renowned Fantasy Novels, The Lord of the Rings, for Television with a Multi Season Production Commitment Television adaptation, exploring new storylines preceding J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Fellowship of the Ring, slated to debut exclusively on Prime Video   Amazon today announced it has acquired the global television rights

The Mega Men Podcast #61: Hobbit Alarm Clocks

Chris and Matt discuss the people of Wal-Mart, the subjective nature of being objective, Beast Wars, Ren and Stimpy, Jurassic Park, the concept of suspension of disbelief, The Expendables 3, the end of the Lord of the Rings and much more. You can subscribe directly through iTunes: or you can listen to

Top 11 New Years Resolutions

Another new year is upon us. Traditionally, this is time of introspection, where people make resolutions to cut back on bad habits or become better people. Unfortunately, I cannot participate, because I am already perfect, but here are 11 characters from pop culture with some big plans for 2014 11. Wolverine

Three Books WORSE Than the Movie

To every rule, there's an exception. By some cataclysm of fate, some movies exist that are actually an improvement to its original source. They're elusive creatures, and often the audience leaves with no impression that said movies had book counterparts. And they're rare. Originally, this list had plans for ten

GOLLUM Gets Behind The Camera

By: IAN SPELLING   "Since the end of `The Lord of the Rings,' Gollum has never really, really left me," says Andy Serkis, who played the bug-eyed, distrustful and ring-obsessed Gollum in Peter Jackson's 2001-2003 trilogy. "Every day, in some way, shape or form, I'm confronted by him." It was only natural, then, that

IAN McKELLEN: Grey is the new White

By: IAN SPELLING   Ian McKellen took nothing for granted. Sure, every fan of "The Lord of the Rings" (2001-2003) hoped McKellen would return to his Oscar-nominated role as the wizard Gandalf in "The Hobbit," and more than a few quite vociferously insisted that "The Hobbit" could or shouldn't be done without McKellen. However, as

Great Stories

Some stories are just GREAT STORIES. Themes transcend time and position and place and age... Boy meets Girl stories are great for many people. Then there's good guy gets bad guy stories, or good intentions turned to catastrophe by circumstance. These themes are finite, used over and over again without growing old (on a personal