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PlayStation 4 Review: ‘Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor’

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Beginning to end, and with all of Sauron's Captains and War Chiefs lying dead at your feet in between, Shadow of Mordor is spectacularly fun. Better than that, it doesn't require a deep love or knowledge of Middle-Earth to make it enjoyable. It can, and does, stand all by itself. Read More »

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

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If there’s one thing I can say for certain about this latest Hobbit film, The Desolation of Smaug, it’s that it’s better than its predecessor in nearly every way. Read More »

Book Review: A Game of Thrones Series by George R. R. Martin

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Time magazine called the author "an American Tolkien". High praise indeed -- but is it accurate? Read More »

Movie Review: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

The Hobbit is definitely worth reading, but if you find the 305 pages a little daunting then Peter Jackson's new release will do just as well. 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

The Hobbit really is something unexpected. Read More »

Book Review: Bored of the Rings: A Parody by the Harvard Lampoon

The Harvard Lampoon's new edition of Bored of the Rings is as funny now as it was when it debuted in 1969. Read More »

Movie Review: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

From small beginnings come the grandest adventures. No matter how you choose to view it, you'll love it. Read More »

Worldcon Interview with Patrick Rothfuss, Author of The Kingkiller Chronicle

A magician should never reveal his tricks, they say. Well, this one does, and the stories he's conjured up are all the better for it. Read More »

Book Review: The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, Vol.One) by J.R.R. Tolkien

A modern review of this still worthy and classic high fantasy tale of adventure, magic, friendship, and courage. Read More »