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Field Reports: Viewer Impressions of “The Battle of Five Armies.”

  Image from http://moviepilot.com/   At opening day on December 17 in Cary, NC, three viewers of “The Battle of Five Armies” took the time to give their impressions for the Legendarium community. The answers contain spoilers.   Anonymous: “I thought the battle scene was too protracted, it went on for far too long, but I thought the very rare ...

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The Battle of Five Armies: “All That Is Gold Does Not Glitter”

Image from http://flickeringmyth.com With a movie titled “The Battle of Five Armies,” viewers could expect a lot of battle scenes, but behind the dazzle of special effects and splintering spears weaves a tale of fall and redemption, of pride and power, of material gain and loss of life. Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage), Bard the Bowman (Luke Evans), and Thranduil of ...

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The Battle of the Five Armies Review: “More Does Not Always Mean Better”

The Desolation of Smaug ended with Bilbo’s horrifying realization that he has just played a part in releasing an angry dragon on the town of Esgaroth: “what have we done?” he asks in horror before the screen turns black. The Battle of the Five Armies opens with the terrifying answer. Smaug’s attack on Lake-town is a visually superb experience: we ...

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RUMOR: Could Ahsoka Tano Be in Episode VII?

Star Wars Underworld reported that more details about Lupita Nyong’o’s character for The Force Awakens have been revealed, although without a confirmed source, so take this with a grain of salt. It was previously reported that Nyong’o’s character was code named Rose and was portrayed through motion capture.  Now we can tell you that here character is an elderly, female ...

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Peter Jackson Delivers an Epic and Emotional Farewell to Middle-Earth with The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

A Wizard, some Dwarves and a Halfling go on and adventure to slay a dragon and retrieve a hoard of treasure. No, this isn’t Dungeons and Dragons, it is The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. ***SPOILERS WARNING*** Since 2001 Peter Jackson has been immersed in JRR Tolkien’s fantasy realm of Middle-Earth. With The Battle of the Five Armies, ...

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Star Wars Smuggler’s Run Fan Film

With Episode VII still a good ways off, fans like me are jonesin’ for a fix. Thankfully we’ve got people like Oliver Thompson making fantastic fan films like Star Wars Smuggler’s Run. “Star Wars Smuggler’s Run is a 22 minute fan film, that has been filmed on location at the original sets in Tunisia. The story is set between A ...

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First Trailer for “Le Petit Prince” Now Online

Le Petit Prince (Eng: The Little Prince) by Antoine du Saint-Expurey is widely hailed as the most well-known and popular French book and has had fans of the charming story clamoring for a film adaptation for years. Now, the first trailer for an animated movie based on the novella has been released. Check it out below! (Yes, it’s in French. ...

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Legendarium Media Founder Releases Short Film

Exactly one year ago today, 120 friends kindly supported David DelaGardelle’s and my endeavor to bring The Narrow Road to the world as an illustrated novel. (Why yes, the novel would make a great holiday gift for the fiction readers in your life! http://narrowroadmovie.com/the-novel/) In celebration of that success, I’m releasing my short film, Descent, to the public for the ...

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First Look at Star Wars Episode VII This Weekend!

The rumors about when the first footage of Episode VII will debut have finally been put to rest! JJ Abrams sent out this picture earlier today, pretty much confirming an 88-second teaser is on the way: So far, only nine theaters in the US have been confirmed to be the first to play the teaser, but there’s still one big ...

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