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NFB’s Top 25 Films Of 2012 And Awards

I’ve probably seen more movies this year than I have seen in any previous years, so I decided to rank the new releases that I managed to catch. Included are links to the longer reviews (if I got time to … Continue reading

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Far over the misty mountains cold To dungeons deep and caverns old We must away, ere break of day To find our long-forgotten gold So, I wrote a brief piece on my expectations for this movie last week, bits and … Continue reading

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Expectations For An Unexpected Journey

I love the works of J.R.R Tolkien. The 100’000+ words I’ve written about The Lord of the Rings for this site might have been a clue. And I love Peter Jackson’s trilogy of films based upon the same material. I … Continue reading

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The Lord Of The Rings, Chapter By Chapter: One Last Word

One year and three months ago I started writing these reviews and analysis of the chapters within Tolkien’s masterpiece. 100’000 thousand words later, the task is complete, and the full index for the entries is available here. What can you … Continue reading

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The Lord Of The Rings, Chapter By Chapter: The Siege Of Gondor

(Updated on 19/01/16) We open on the apartment of the not so dynamic duo of Pippin and Gandalf, fresh from the depressingly bleak ending of “Minis Tirith“. Things are looking dark, in both senses, “…for only a dim twilight came … Continue reading

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It Is Not War #4: Helm’s Deep, Part Two

Part One, for those who aren’t caught up. And we’re back with Aragorn seeing red. This assault can’t work. The defenders don’t have the numbers to push the Uruks back at this stage. The escape route that leads to the … Continue reading

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It Is Not War #3: Helm’s Deep, Part One

We’re in the big time now. Before I start, I’d like to say that I’m quite pleased with the reaction to my first two posts, and thanks to all commentators and well-wishers. Right then. Troy was based off source material … Continue reading

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