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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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Massive Star Wars Comic Sale at Dark Horse!

As most of you may know, Dark Horse will no longer be publishing or distributing Star Wars comic books after the first of the year due to the license being reverted back to Marvel. In a huge send off for the license, Dark Horse Digital is not only taking 50% off every single digital Star Wars issue, but they’re offering ...

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Minstrel to Minstrel: Interview with Steve Hackett

Explore the world behind the wardrobe with Steve Hackett “This is Steve Hackett and I’ve read many books by CS Lewis… and I’ve often wondered about the man behind the work and the world around the man. I wrote my song Narnia because of the impact he had on me, whilst his books helped Jo through a particularly dark time at ...

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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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Teaser for BBC’s Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell

BBC has released the first clip of its adaptation of Susanna Clarke’s bestselling novel Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell. If you’re a fan of fantasy and haven’t read this beautiful book yet, you should definitely do so before the seven part BBC mini-series hits television screens in 2015. In the meantime, watch the clip below and let us know what you ...

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