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New Trailer: Cats (2019) — Official Trailer #1

CATS DECEMBER 20, 2019 DIRECTED BY: TOM HOOPER Official Synopsis: A tribe of cats called the Jellicles must decide yearly which one will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new Jellicle life. Starring: James Corden, Judi Dench, Jason Derulo, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Ian McKellen, Taylor Swift, Rebel Wilson, and Francesca Hayward Screenplay By: Lee Hall Tom Hooper Based On: … Read More New Trailer: Cats (2019) — Official Trailer #1

Movie Review: X-Men: Days Of Future Past (2014)

X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLOCTOBER 13, 2014 “Just because someone stumbles and loses their path, doesn’t mean they’re lost forever.” — Charles Xavier (Patrick Stewart) After three films (“X-Men”, “X2”, and “X-Men: The Last Stand”), two spin-offs (“X-Men Origins: Wolverine” and “The Wolverine”), and one prequel (“X-Men: First Class”), no one can blame the franchise for reaching fatigue. The fact that … Read More Movie Review: X-Men: Days Of Future Past (2014)

Quick Review: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)

THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLDECEMBER 26, 2013 Where Peter Jackson had a distinct vision and fleshed out story with an appropriate ending point in “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” he somewhat loses that vision with the sequel, “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.” We all wondered how Jackson would make this short children’s story by J.R.R. Tolkien into three films … Read More Quick Review: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)

Quick Review: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLNOVEMBER 30, 2013 Visually enthralling, grandiosely captivating, “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” proves that fans are safe with Peter Jackson at the helm of the Middle-earth. Martin Freeman is by far the most enjoyable portion of the film, with the look and charisma to deftly carry this latest Tolkien franchise, as lead Bilbo Baggins, while returning faces … Read More Quick Review: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

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Proof Review: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

Release Date December 19, 2001 Director Peter Jackson Screenplay Fran Walsh Philippa Boyens Peter Jackson Based On The Novel By J.R.R. Tolkien Distributed By New Line Cinema Budget $93 million Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction Rated PG-13 for epic battle sequences and some scary images 178 minutes The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring J.R.R. Tolkien and Peter Jackson are both … Read More Proof Review: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)