Total Film magazine released their Top 10 scenes in Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings and Hobbit trilogies. While I certainly agree with some of their choices, I would place some scenes higher or lower than others so I have created my own list in this post. To celebrate six glorious films, more than fifteen… Continue reading Peter Jackson Tribute: Top Ten Scenes of Middle-earth
Since it was announced that Billy Boyd would be performing the credit song at the end of The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies, I have been anxiously awaiting the release. Since the release of the song, “The Last Goodbye,” I have been listening to it non-stop. On a personal level this song holds an… Continue reading “The Last Goodbye,” An Ode to the Fans
SPOILERS: For any of you who have not read the book, there are spoilers in here for you. If you have read the book, continue reading! "Can One Actually "Review" A Trailer?" Well, I'm going to try because I definitely have some opinions on what may (or may not) be coming December 17. First of… Continue reading Hobbit Battle of Five Armies Trailer: Review
This year's biggest hit for film songs was probably "Happy" by Pharrell Williams for Despicable Me 2, and I know "Let It Go" for Frozen won the Academy Award, as it should, but let me ask you this, when "Happy" comes on the radio, can you resist the urge to dance? I didn't think so. … Continue reading How Essential is Happiness?
Happy Mother's Day to all the mothers, grandmothers, and mother figures out there today. I have had my share of women in my life who have served as additional mothers as I hope most of you do as well. Literature and film are riddled with moms, most of whom inspire us to be better people. … Continue reading Mothers in Literature