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Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Rings

Orc body suits to go along with over 10,000 Orc heads. They built 10,000 real arrows and 500 bows. They even created a new kind of crossbow for the Uruk-hai that could fire faster. Principal filming took place between October … Continue reading

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

In my previous Hobbit movie post, I teased that the production behind the Hobbit movie trilogy was a mess. It’s time to discuss exactly how much of a mess that was. Because of the massive success that was the Lord … Continue reading

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

My introduction to Lord of the Rings was a multi-step process. I remember reading The Hobbit in school way back in grade 5, and we also watched the animated movie from 1977. I remembered nothing of the book for years, … Continue reading

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Star Wars movies 17: The Rise of Skywalker

It’s been almost a month since Star Wars Episode 9: The Rise of Skywalker released. I know I’m a bit late to the party, but it took me this long to not only gather my thoughts, but to see it … Continue reading

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Dragon Movies 3: Dragonheart

When I researched dragon movies for this list, I realized how few good dragon movies there are, and that’s a shame. Dragonheart is probably the most consistently high rated live-action Dragon movie I could find during my research, and it’s … Continue reading

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Christmas Classics 3: White Christmas

My dad usually isn’t a fan of musicals. In fact, he rarely listens to music at all. Yet every year, he watches this 1954 Christmas musical to get in the mood for the holidays. That alone has made me curious … Continue reading

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Indiana Jones movies 3: The Last Crusade

Even though Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom was a huge financial success, the controversy and mixed reception surrounding it made director Steven Spielberg feel guilty. After the mixed reception, Spielberg decided to complete the trilogy, not just to … Continue reading

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