Articles Tagged with Lord of the Rings

Christopher Lee: In His Own Words

Sir Christopher Lee attends the Royal World Premiere of 'Skyfall' at the Royal Albert Hall on October 23, 2012 in London, England.

Sir Christopher Lee spent a lifetime exploring a wide genre of films and roles, from portraying one of horror’s most iconic vampires in films such as 1958’s Horror of Dracula to Saruman the White in Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings trilogy, and even exploring his musical interests with his very own heavy metal albums…. Read more »

‘The Hobbit’ Director Peter Jackson To Open WWI Museum

Peter Jackson to open WWI museum

After finishing his work on The Hobbit trilogy, director Peter Jackson will help launch a World War I museum in Wellington, New Zealand. Jackson was speaking on Wednesday at a Screen Advisory Board event to promote local film projects with the Park Road Post Production offices. According to the Associated Press, Jackson is a WWI… Read more »

‘The Hobbit’ Rules The Box Office

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The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies is the culmination of a journey director Peter Jackson began 13 years ago with the 2001 release of The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring. Audiences all over the world have paid to see Jackson’s sweeping vision of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle Earth, and Battle of the… Read more »

‘Lord Of The Rings’ Star Viggo Mortensen Trashes Franchise

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Fans of the Lord of The Rings franchise might want to cover their eyes before reading as one of the stars of the films has spoken out against the franchise. Star Viggo Mortensen, who portrayed Aragon in the Lord of The Rings films, is trashing them in a new interview with The Telegraph. During the… Read more »

Epic ‘Lord Of The Rings’ Prank Halts Train In Poland [Video]

Lord of the Rings You Shall Not Pass

There are Lord of the Rings-inspired pranks, and then there are legendary Lord of the Rings-inspired pranks. The one embedded below definitely qualifies as the latter. If you haven’t seen director Peter Jackson’s trilogy — or at the very least Fellowship of the Ring — then the goof perpetrated by some fans in Poland probably… Read more »

‘Hobbit’ Moviegoers Complain Of Nausea


Nausea and migraines were reported issues for moviegoers seeing the world premiere of the Warner Brothers film The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey in New Zealand on November 28. Director Peter Jackson debuted a new format, doubling the frame speed to 48 frames per second rather than the standard 24 frames per second for his adaptation… Read more »

Guild Wars 2 Final Open Beta Weekend Begins Friday July 20, 2012


Friday, July 20, 2012, is big day for fans of MMOS (massively multi-player online role-playing games). At 12 Noon, PST, invited players and those of us who pre-ordered Guild Wars 2, will be able to participate in the final open beta weekend for this long awaited game. Online gamers and MMO fans have enjoyed a… Read more »