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Movie Review: ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’

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One of the year’s biggest and best films, finally delivering everything we expect from another addition to the J.R.R. Tolkien film legacy. Read More »

TV Review: ‘The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot’

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Not as big as Day of the Doctor, this short film is a wonderful tribute to Doctor Who. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ Extended Edition

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Peter Jackson returns to Middle-earth with mixed results. Read More »

Declined: New stills from The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug featuring Evangeline Lilly, Orlando Bloom, Martin Freeman and more

THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG

After the action-packed teaser trailer for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug hit the web yesterday, Warner Brothers released eight new stills from the second installment in The Hobbit Trilogy, based on JRR Tolkien’s The Hobbit. Now that Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf and the dwarves have escaped from the Misty Mountains, their journey continues and takes them to Rivendell and also ... Read More »

Actors and Acting: How the Lowly Have Risen

Once disparaged, the acting profession has risen in prestige until the great thespians are practically Lords and Ladies. What happened? Read More »

TV Review: Doctor Who – “The Snowmen”

"The Snowmen" isn't just a Doctor Who Christmas special; it's the next chapter of the story and introduces a new companion. Read More »

Movie Review: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey – Not Quite What I Expected

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is a fun romp; just don't expect too much. Read More »

Movie Review: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Don’t waste your time and money, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is boring. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring – Extended Edition [5-Disc Set]

While I found the theatrical cut already bloated, the "extended edition" adds 50 minutes (20 of which are credits). Read More »

Blu-ray Review: The Lord of the Rings Trilogy: Extended Edition

This is the set fans have been waiting for, and apart from a few minor quibbles, it does not disappoint. Read More »