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Of Mermaids and 17th Century French Kings

Chinese actress Fan Bingbing (best known for her roles as Emperor [not Empress] Wu Zetian in the currently-airing Empress of China TV series and Blink in X-Men: Days of Future Past) will be taking on a new role as a mermaid held captive by French king Louis XIV, played by Pierce Brosnan, this spring. The Moon and the Sun is ...

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Dying Light First Impressions

It’s hard to think about my first 6 hours or so in Dying Light without coming back to one word: disappointing. The game itself seems fun, being a mix between Mirror’s Edge and Dead Island 2. However the most of my time within Techland’s Zombie survival game has been in menus and watching FPS counters, not experiencing the game itself. Before it’s said “Well ...

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Movies vs. Book: The Hobbit Roundtable, Part 2

From Essentialcslewis.com: There is no shortage of opinions about the three films based on The Hobbit. Whether you love them or hate them, have you considered if they are can be considered good movies even if they are not faithful adaptations? Also, how close do they come to presenting the core themes of the book itself? In this second and final ...

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MONSTER GOOSE NURSERY RHYMES: Starting Your Kids Down the Yellowbrick Road

Starting Your Kids Down the Yellowbrick Road by Henry L. Herz If you’re reading this post, you are more than likely a fan of science fiction and fantasy (SFF). You enjoy having your intellect stimulated and your imagination stretched. You love temporarily immersing yourself in Middle Earth, Oz, Narnia, Earthsea, Amber, Dune, The Federation, or The Foundation. Perhaps you enjoy ...

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ABC’s ‘The Quest’ Will Remain on ABC.com For All of 2015!

If you have yet to watch ABC’s reality/fantasy television show, The Quest, you’re in luck! The show, in which contestants face fantasy-themed challenges in the fictional kingdom of “Everealm,” originally aired this past summer and ABC has decided to keep the show available on its website ABC.com for all of 2015.  Produce Jane fleming passed this news on to The ...

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Change is Coming: The Fantastic Four Trailer

Early this morning, 20th Century Fox unleashed the teaser trailer for the new Fantastic Four movie. It is the first real footage anyone has seen. The project, by and large, has been kept tightly under wraps, with only a few stills from the set and the occasional leaked plot/character detail to satiate (and, in some cases, anger and confuse) fans. ...

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Howard Shore Interviewed During the L.A. Premiere of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

The Hobbit composer, Howard Shore, talks to Legendarium Media’s guest correspondent Trisha Hershberger from the “Black Carpet” at the L.A. premiere of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies! The Canadian born composer is also known for his work on the Oscar winning score for The Lord of the Rings trilogy. What better way to end this ...

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David Tennant Joins the Marvel Universe

First Marvel recruited Sherlock, and now the Doctor! Marvel Studios announced today that David Tennant has joined the cast of the upcoming Netflix series “Marvel’s A.K.A. Jessica Jones,” a 13-episode series set to debut alongside “Marvel’s Daredevil” in late 2015. “A.K.A. Jessica Jones” follows the life of one-time superhero turned private investigator Jessica Jones, played by Krysten Ritter. Jones, despite leaving the ...

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Emma Watson: Newest Disney ‘Belle’ of the Ball

Hermione Granger herself is now confirmed to become the much-beloved Belle in director Bill Condon’s live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast, now in pre-production. Condon started out directing TV movies, but hit the jackpot with his award-winning theatrical version of Dreamgirls back in 2006. He went on to direct both of the Twilight: Breaking Dawn films along with Kinsey ...

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