Tag The Lord of the Rings

The Strangers Prey at Night in My Guilty Pleasure

Per Matt The ’80s will never die. Long live the ’80s! Director Johannes Roberts seemingly agreed with that statement, as his feature film, The Strangers: Prey at Night, much like so many other killer releases today, owe way too much… Continue Reading →

Primal’s Visual Storytelling Racks Up Three Emmy Awards

Dialogue is overrated, right? When it comes to some filmmakers, they can’t have enough witty conversations, despite the depictions of their paper-thin characters. But when it comes to Genndy Tartakovsky’s skills, he can craft more emotion with practically no dialogue,… Continue Reading →

Andy Serkis Brings FX’s Christmas Carol to Life… After Death

What’s a holiday tradition without a good, old-fashioned ghost story? Charles Dickens’ classic gets revisited in the FX miniseries, A Christmas Carol, featuring the multi-hyphenate filmmaker, Andy Serkis. Holiday horror will never be the same.

What’s the Sequel Limit for Michael Myers?

Per Matt If you don’t believe in the bogeyman by now… you should. And he’s damn near unstoppable. The Saga of Michael Myers and Laurie Strode returns for not one, but two more movies to wrap up the reboot trilogy,… Continue Reading →

Middle-Earth’s Origins are Revealed in Tolkien

Per Matt Bringing a writer’s life to the big screen and making it interesting has been a hit-or-miss proposition for Hollywood throughout the years. What can often be described as an isolated event, taking pen to paper (or more accurately… Continue Reading →

Joe’s Five Favorite Films of 2018

Superhero movies, thrilling horror films, actually funny comedies, soft reboots and sequels — 2018 was a good year for movies. I think my stack of ticket stubs from theaters is much larger compared to any of the past few years.

Mortal Engines: Whimsy, Star Wars and Beauty?

I’m excited about Mortal Engines. Sometimes a movie affects you in ways you never thought. I was intrigued by the title. After all, what the heck is a mortal engine? Once the movie started, I began to see the clever… Continue Reading →

Get Your Tickets to an Upcoming Mortal Engines Movie Screening

The creators of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies are teaming up with the producer of Goosebumps to bring an epic story to the big screen in Mortal Engines. Wanna find out how you can get free… Continue Reading →

Jack Ryan Gets a Modern-Day Makeover

The Jack Ryan series on Amazon is a good, modern interpretation of the character from the Tom Clancy books. It’s not perfect, but it’s pretty good. As a fan of the Tom Clancy books and having watched all the Jack… Continue Reading →

Netflix’s Bright Combines Bad Boys and The Lord of the Rings

Bright is a new cop drama film from Netflix. But unlike any of the other cop dramas that saturate the streaming media service, this one brings in the “what if” mentality. What if the world as we know it was… Continue Reading →

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