Tag Archives: Lord of the Rings

The Pitfalls of Prequels: Or, One Way “The Hobbit” Failed Us

George Lucas could tell Peter Jackson a thing or two about the pitfalls of prequels. I’m only going to talk about one of the problems, and that’s as a storyteller, not as a fan. Because as a fan, I could … Continue reading

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August Blogging Challenge: Day 13 – Five Favorite Movies

As with favorite books, hard to pin down, but here we go. In no particular order, and with some stretching of boundaries: 1) The Princess Bride:  Lemme ‘splain. No, there is no time; lemme sum up:  this is simply the … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons Not To Take Me On Your Quest To Destroy The One Ring

I love how frequently TNT shows The Lord of the Rings trilogy (it’s on right now).  Even though I own all three movies (Extended Edition, of course), there’s something wonderful about stumbling upon them by accident.  You think, “oh, I’ll just … Continue reading

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