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Lord of the Rings: Return of the King

It’s been a crazy week, which is why I haven’t been able to post this until now despite rewatching Return of the King over a week ago. Anyway, Return of the King’s accomplishments cannot be overstated. Upon its release, it … Continue reading

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Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers takes almost much everything that worked in Fellowship of the Ring and kicks it up a notch. If the first Lord of the Rings movie is a masterclass in worldbuilding (which it is), … Continue reading

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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: Battle of the Five Armies

Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy went through a number of production difficulties, which I wrote about in my previous Hobbit movie post. To sum it up, it involved late director changes, shooting with an incomplete script, and spreading the original plan … Continue reading

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Novel review – Magic Triumphs

It’s been a while since I’ve touched on this book series. In fact it’s been a while since I’ve found the time to read any novel because of my new job. It doesn’t help that I’m falling behind on comics. … Continue reading

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Novel review – Magic Binds

This is the first time I’ve ever started reading a book on its release date, and it was more than worth it. Magic Binds is the 9th book in the Kate Daniels series, which quickly became my favourite series when … Continue reading

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Novel review – Throne of Glass

Seeing how I’m all caught up with Kate Daniels, I’ve been searching for another fantasy book series of the same general sort. A few months ago, a friend of mine recommended Throne of Glass, and I’ve finally gotten around to … Continue reading

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