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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies — A Purist’s Thoughts

As I reclined in my theater chair and sipped the first of many sips of my Blue Moon, I reflected on what I didn’t enjoy about the last two Hobbit films. The movies, as simply movies, are great. My issues with the previous films have to do with the spirit of the movies, and not necessarily with “which Elf loves which ...

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Cyber-Terrorism Meets Robotic Couriers in this Futuristic Sci-Fi Film, “Sync”

With all the cyber hacking in the news lately, this short film from Director Hasraf Dulull is an exciting glimpse into a possible future of an evolution of cyber terrorism. “Every 15 seconds, a computer, network, or mobile device is hacked by cyber-terrorists. To combat this problem, Syntek Industries has manufactured data couriers designed from advanced machine robotics. These couriers ...

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Dean O’Gorman Interview from the “Black Carpet” at the L.A. Hobbit Premiere

Dean O’Gorman who played Fili the Dwarf talks to Legendarium Media from the “Black Carpet” at the L.A. premiere of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies! “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves. Having reclaimed their homeland from ...

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Field Reports: Viewer Impressions of “The Battle of Five Armies.”

  Image from http://moviepilot.com/   At opening day on December 17 in Cary, NC, three viewers of “The Battle of Five Armies” took the time to give their impressions for the Legendarium community. The answers contain spoilers.   Anonymous: “I thought the battle scene was too protracted, it went on for far too long, but I thought the very rare ...

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The Battle of Five Armies: “All That Is Gold Does Not Glitter”

Image from http://flickeringmyth.com With a movie titled “The Battle of Five Armies,” viewers could expect a lot of battle scenes, but behind the dazzle of special effects and splintering spears weaves a tale of fall and redemption, of pride and power, of material gain and loss of life. Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage), Bard the Bowman (Luke Evans), and Thranduil of ...

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Massive Star Wars Comic Sale at Dark Horse!

As most of you may know, Dark Horse will no longer be publishing or distributing Star Wars comic books after the first of the year due to the license being reverted back to Marvel. In a huge send off for the license, Dark Horse Digital is not only taking 50% off every single digital Star Wars issue, but they’re offering ...

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Minstrel to Minstrel: Interview with Steve Hackett

Explore the world behind the wardrobe with Steve Hackett “This is Steve Hackett and I’ve read many books by CS Lewis… and I’ve often wondered about the man behind the work and the world around the man. I wrote my song Narnia because of the impact he had on me, whilst his books helped Jo through a particularly dark time at ...

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The Battle of the Five Armies Review: “More Does Not Always Mean Better”

The Desolation of Smaug ended with Bilbo’s horrifying realization that he has just played a part in releasing an angry dragon on the town of Esgaroth: “what have we done?” he asks in horror before the screen turns black. The Battle of the Five Armies opens with the terrifying answer. Smaug’s attack on Lake-town is a visually superb experience: we ...

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RUMOR: Could Ahsoka Tano Be in Episode VII?

Star Wars Underworld reported that more details about Lupita Nyong’o’s character for The Force Awakens have been revealed, although without a confirmed source, so take this with a grain of salt. It was previously reported that Nyong’o’s character was code named Rose and was portrayed through motion capture.  Now we can tell you that here character is an elderly, female ...

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