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Enemy Mine Deluxe Edition Soundtrack

  It’s always good to hear when a company has decided to extend or re-release an old soundtrack or film score, especially a superior version of that score. Released next month on November 6 2012 with added bonus material is the soundtrack to the 1985 science- fiction film Enemy Mine, a deluxe edition. Conducted by Maurice Jarre and released by Varese Sarabande, ...

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Stephen Colbert is a "Tolkien Geek", says Peter Jackson

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Peter Jackson made the statement, “I have never met a bigger Tolkien geek in my life,” Jackson says. “Philippa Boyens is our resident Tolkien expert, and when Stephen came down to visit the set, we put him head to head with Philippa on a Tolkien quiz—and Stephen triumphed. I have to say, his encyclopedic ...

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Frankenweenie 1984

It’s no secret that Tim Burton’s Disney production of Frankenweenie is out and according to the numbers over at rottentomatoes.com, is doing well in the hearts of critics, movie-goers – and at the box office. However, for those of you who may be too young to remember the old days – way back in the 1980’s, there was a great ...

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Giant Gollum Welcomes Visitors at Wellington Airport

A 13 meter long Gollum invaded the Wellington Airport main terminal Thursday morning with the help of Weta Workshop. The sculpture depicts the playful Gollum as he attempts to catch delicious fish for his dinner. Created by designer, Richard Taylor and Weta Workshop’s Rob Gillies, it is now the Welcome point for the airport terminal. Richard said, “We have had ...

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Music for the 21st Century

Some of my favorite composers are Handel, Mozart, Beethoven, Bach, Tchaikovsky, Dvorak, Debussy, Respighi and Ralph Vaughan Williams. Some of these composers in this list are recognized geniuses. Add to this list, one more. There are some modern composers that I enjoy. Some of it can be wonderful but usually post-tonal style and the dissonant, discordant sound is a turn ...

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Greater Good Review

Greeting friends! Today, we’ll be sitting back to take a look at the most recent offering from Grail Quest Books, Greater Good by Nathan P. Butler. You may remember Mr. Butler from my reviews of his contributions to the Warsseries of books, also published by Grail Quest. In those books, Butler impressed with his ability to develop meaningful characters with ...

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The Hobbit Movie Preview in Empire Magazine

Empire releases it’s latest issue featuring The Hobbit! Empire offers 5 magnificent covers to choose from containing a different Hobbit cast member on the front. You can choose Bilbo, Gandalf, Gollum, Galadriel, or Thorin. If you are one of those excitable fans like me, buy them all! Empireonline.com previewed part of its interview with Sir Ian McKellen as he talked ...

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Getting "Wild" with Monaghan

Dominic Monaghan is set to star in the BBC production, “Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan”. Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan is a travel-adventure show that explores some of the most remote corners of the globe. This documentary series follows actor Dominic Monaghan (Lost, Lord of the Rings) as he searches for the biggest, baddest and weirdest insects on the planet. ...

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The Hobbit: Advance Ticket Sales Starts November 7th!

Get your walking stick ready, pipes filled and Hobbit feet moving! The ticket for adventure starts early! According to IMDB, ticket sales for the much anticipated prequel trilogy, The Hobbit, will begin on November 7th. “Will The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey continue the upward trend that Jackson’s adaptations have been on in terms of box-office sales? Well, we’ll have an ...

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V & A Hollywood Costume Dinner with Andy Serkis

Hey U Guys.co.uk reports from the red carpet for the V&A’ Hollywood Costume Dinner. The launch dinner for the event showcased iconic costumes from The Wizard of Oz, Gone With the Wind, James Bond and more. The exhibition will open on October 20 – January 27th. Jon Lyus catches famed actor, Andy Serkis (Gollum) as he enters the event to ...

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