Latest 'lord of the rings' News

  • 10 Amazing Improvised Movie Moments

    Sometimes movie lines and moments thought up on the spot don’t just work, but become instant classics. Here are our favorites.

    (21) by Andrew Dyce
  • Ian McKellen Passed On ‘Mission: Impossible 2′ For ‘X-Men’ & ‘Lord of the Rings’

    Ian McKellen has revealed that he almost missed out on playing Magneto and Gandalf, after nearly appearing in ‘Mission: impossible II’.

    (22) by Mark Lieberman
  • 10 Movie Details You Definitely Missed

    Sometimes it’s the smallest details that wind up explaining away a film’s mysteries – or an incredible nod most viewers will never spot.

    (53) by Andrew Dyce
  • Christopher Lee Passes Away At 93

    Sir Christopher Lee of Hammer Horror, ‘Lord of the Rings’, and ‘Star Wars’ fame, passed away this week at the age of 93.

    (43) by Sandy Schaefer
  • ‘Lord of the Rings’ Cinematographer Andrew Lesnie Passes Away at 59

    Oscar-winning ‘Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit’ cinematographer Andrew Lesnie has passed away after a sudden heart attack.

    (9) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Peter Jackson on Future Projects & Returning to Middle-earth One Day

    Peter Jackson is planning to work on small-scale New Zealand-based movies for the next while, but doesn’t rule out a return to Middle-earth (should it become possible).

    (54) by Sandy Schaefer
  • The Hobbit Legacy Retrospective

    Warner Bros. has cut together a ‘Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit’ clip show, containing shots and sequences from all six Middle-earth movies.

    (24) by Andy Crump
  • ‘Lord of the Rings’ Star Critiques ‘The Hobbit’ Films’ Reliance on CGI

    In a recent interview, Viggo “Aragorn” Mortensen mused over Peter Jackson’s use of CGI in the latter two ‘Lord of the Rings’ films and ‘The Hobbit’ trilogy.

    (87) by Andy Crump
  • The 10 Greatest Chairs in TV & Film History

    Heroes and villains are all well and good, but what if their furniture is even more iconic? Check out our favorite movie and TV chairs to see what we’re on about.

    (33) by Andrew Dyce
  • ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ vs. ‘The Two Towers’

    In this Middle-earth showdown, we compare Peter Jackson’s ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ with ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers’.

    (46) by Sandy Schaefer
  • 7 Favorite ‘Chosen One’ Movie Heroes

    To coincide with the release of ‘Ender’s Game,’ we have compiled a list of seven of our favorite ‘chosen one’ movie heroes.

    (35) by Chris Agar
  • ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ vs. ‘Fellowship of the Ring’

    It’s time for a Middle-earth showdown. We compare Peter Jackson’s ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ with his ‘Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring’ adaptation.

    (69) by Sandy Schaefer
  • ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ – SR Underground Ep. 70

    In our ‘Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ special edition podcast, we review Peter Jackson’s latest Middle-earth film and discuss the movie’s connection to the ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy.

    (86) by Ben Kendrick
  • Final ‘Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ Production Video: The Wellington Premiere

    Peter Jackson has released one last production featurette for ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’, which chronicles the film’s Wellington premiere.

    (5) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Early ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ Reviews Are Mixed

    Is Peter Jackson’s ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ a triumphant return trip to Middle-earth? According to the first reviews, the answer is… sorta.

    (90) by Sandy Schaefer
  • New ‘Hobbit: Unexpected Journey’ Image Gallery Shows New & Familiar Faces

    An updated gallery of images from ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ gives looks at characters both new and familiar.

    (7) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘The Hobbit’ Set Video #9: Post-Production On ‘An Unexpected Journey’

    Peter Jackson’s 9th production video for ‘The Hobbit’ offers a snapshot of the immense amount of editing required during post-production on ‘An Unexpected Journey’.

    (26) by Sandy Schaefer
  • 17 ‘Hobbit’ Posters Introduce Characters Taking ‘An Unexpected Journey’

    We have 17 new character posters for ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’, including one for each of the 13 dwarfs that accompany young Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) on his great adventure.

    (3) by Sandy Schaefer
  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (TV Spot)

    A new TV spot for ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ includes previously-unseen footage; meanwhile, new ‘Hobbit’ magazine covers have hit the ‘Net and Peter Jackson has revealed the film’s running time.

    (20) by Sandy Schaefer
  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

    A full-length trailer has been released for ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’, the first installment in Peter Jackson’s ‘Hobbit’ trilogy!

    (86) by Sandy Schaefer