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Cloud Atlas

I’m already late, once again, in writing about some of the films I’ve enjoyed most recently but this is another case of one you’ve almost certainly heard of and the other which may be unknown but deserves to be up there with the best. 368 more words


the Hobbit~ book and movie review

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

As I’m sure you can tell, this post was supposed to go up around Christmas time. It didn’t happen, but that’s life. 300 more words


A Long-Expected Revisit, Part Two: The Hobbit (movies)

The Hobbit movies didn’t impact me nearly as much as The Lord of the Rings. But my grand Tolkien reread (or, the Long-Expected Revisit) necessitated a revisit to all of… 1,083 more words

20th Century Literature


So maybe, this is extremely way overdue than it’s supposed to be (I’m very sorry!). But, it seems that I wouldn’t have any other choice but to finish this so that I could truly move on… 915 more words


The Desolation of Smaug

Part 2 

Smaug and the Lonely Mountain  



An quick update and then some thoughts on monsters on this not-as-frigid-as-it-could-be Saturday morning; note that there are a few movie-related spoilers.

Update:  Having submitted two stories to the… 940 more words

On Writing

Top 10: Middle Earth Moments

The three films that make up The Lord of the Rings trilogy are the best, most captivating, most impressive films I have ever seen. They are massively responsible for sparking my passion for film and are one of cinema’s greatest, ground-breaking accomplishments: Wonderful story, unique characters, love-able heroes, detestable villains, terrifying battle scenes, heart wrenching music, magnificent acting, 17 Academy Awards and a breathtaking New Zealand as Middle Earth. 1,397 more words