peter jackson

Peter Jackson Is Hiding Bilbo’s Bag End In His Basement

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Peter Jackson has been hiding Bilbo's Bag End in his basement. This is not a euphemism.

special effects

Five Modern Movie Effects You Didn’t Realize Were Hand-Built

Promoted by Coors Banquet

All effects are CGI, right? Wrong. These five were hand-built, and everything on camera is real.

PHINEAS AND FERB

All The Times ‘Phineas And Ferb’ Forgot To Act Like A Kid’s Show

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'Phineas and Ferb' has had a lot of moments that will go over kids' heads; here are some of the very best moments that the kids won’t get.

Buddy Movies

Let’s Celebrate Some Of The Most Memorable Friendships In Movie History

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Hollywood is usually focused on a more romantic love, but some truly great films have been made to honor the other ties that bind.

OBITUARY

Academy Award-Winning Cinematographer Andrew Lesnie Dead At Age 59

The Academy Award-winning filmmaker has died suddenly, leaving a legacy of work spanning four decades.

boston marathon

Sean Astin Will Run The Boston Marathon For Bombing Victim Martin Richard

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'Rudy' star Sean Astin will run the Boston Marathon as part of Team MR8 to honor the only child victim of the Boston Marathon bombings.

LORD OF THE RINGS

Spain Wants To Build A ‘Hobbit’-Like Theme Park

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Last month, the city of Rincon de la Victoria, Spain announced its plans to build an eight-hectare (about a third of a square mile) Middle Earth-inspired park called "La Comarca," which in German means "a whale's vagina*.

The Hobbit

Fourth Grader In Texas Was Suspended For Threatening To Turn Another Student Invisible With His One Ring

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Aiden Steward threatened to turn another student invisible with his one ring. Because that's totally appropriate middle school behavior.

TIM BAKER

This Lord Of The Rings-Themed Hobbit Hole Cat Litter Box Is Pretty Purrrfect

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One lucky superfan now has a couch-sized cat litter box shaped like a Hobbit hole.

peter jackson

Suddenly, Peter Jackson Says He Hates Bloated Franchises

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Now that 'The Hobbit' is done, suddenly Peter Jackson isn't a fan of bloated effects-driven spectacles.

#Video Games

The Latest ‘Middle-Earth: Shadow Of Mordor’ DLC Adds New Big Barfing Baddies

'Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor' now has all sorts of new enemies to decapitate.

LORD OF THE RINGS

One Lucky Tolkien Fan Now Has A Precious Hobbit Hole For His Cat To Dump In

Ever find yourself thinking "I wish my cat could poop in Bilbo's house" while watching the Hobbit movies?

LORD OF THE RINGS

David Bowie, Sean Connery, And Other Big Stars Nearly Cast In ‘Lord Of The Rings’

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David Bowie wanted to be the Elf lord, but Peter Jackson just wasn't feeling the Ziggy Stardust vibe.

#SNL

Martin Freeman Returned To ‘The Office: Middle-Earth’ On ‘SNL’

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Watch video of "The Office: Middle Earth" skit from this week's "SNL," hosted by Martin Freeman.

LORD OF THE RINGS

Relive Every Death From ‘The Lord Of The Rings’ Trilogy In This One Handy Supercut

A lot of people died during the entirety of 'The Lord of the Rings' and this supercut manages to count them all to give us the proper total.

#Video Games

A New Female Character In ‘Middle-Earth: Shadow Of Mordor’ Is Now Free To Play

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Want to unleash some Girl Power on the forces of Sauron? Now you can.

THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES

‘The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies’ Debuts Its First TV Spot

Ready for another three hours of fights? Here's a TV spot for 'The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies' to get you in the mood.


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