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Be warned: Spoilers are rife in this article! Turn back while you can. The Strain has had me hesitantly excited for a while now.  I LOVE most of Guillermo del Toro‘s work, but was nervous to hear that his book, which The Strain is based on, would be brought to television.

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Lord of the Rings. Harry Potter. Hunger Games. A thousand others. Franchises first nurtured via the printed word, drawing in millions of readers and their vivid, and varied, imaginations before inevitably being translated to moving pictures and giving voice to said millions of readers who then shout in unison: “That’s

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Can’t get enough of the Starks, Lannisters, and Baratheons? Telltale games is coming to your rescue with a new GOT video game

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In 2004, Lord of the Rings: Return of the King achieved a near-unprecedented sweep of the Oscars. Nominated for 11 Academy Awards, it won all 11, including Best Visual Effects, Best Costume Design, Best Adapted Screenplay (Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, & Peter Jackson), Best Director (Jackson), and the Big One

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Relive the LORD OF THE RINGS with this Eye of Sauron desk lamp.

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Here is an awesome Gandalf infographic by artist Emil Johansson.  Emil has a whole website dedicated to the works of Tolkien and the genealogy of the characters.  There’s a blog on the site where Emil posts these awesome infographics and pictures.  Did you ever wonder what kind of stuff Gandalf

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Here are some amazing paintings by artist, Scott Campbell.Included are paintings for The Lion King, Harry Potter, Star Wars, and 300.

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The beautiful thing about literature is that the way the characters and environments look, the tone, the mood are all at the discretion of the reader. So when a book is adapted into film often directors receive grief because they didn’t do it “right”. The biggest book-film adaptation of the moment is of course Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, an adaptation of J.R.R.Tolkein’s 1937 fantasy novel The Hobbit, or There and Back Again. So how true was Jackson’s interpretation of one of the most iconic fantasy novels of all time?

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How many times have you been invited over to a friend’s house on Friday night for a home theater demo? The conversation usually goes something like this: “Oh man, you’re never gonna believe how good The Matrix sounds with my new subwoofer. You wanna check it out?” In 1994, Bose released its first

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Ok…who’s ready to go back to Middle Earth? Raise your hand. Yup, I’m with you. Amazingly, it has been almost 10 years since we’ve checked in on the folks in Middle Earth, as Return of the King was released in 2003! The first trailer came to us almost a year

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Now that we know that The Hobbit will officially be a trilogy instead of just a part 1 and part 2, Peter Jackson and company have released a new trailer. We only see a few short shots of anything new so this isn’t that exciting of a post, but still,

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Anthony Ingruber is a talented impressionist who also acts in films and TV. He’s done plenty of impressions that range from Leonardo DiCaprio to Daniel Day Lewis and continues to post up a vast range of awesome famous impressions. You can see him in The Name of God which is

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Screen Invasion spent most of Day 4 on the exhibit floor checking out all the crazy costumes and coveting awesome merch.  I sure wish I had a few extra hundos to drop!  If you missed it, be sure to browse through our  Day 1, Day 2, and Day 3 photo

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The Mondo Mystery Movie has become an event of epic proportions here in Austin (with a few screenings in Los Angeles, lucky bastards). Each event has truly been a mystery with no inkling or clue whatsoever to what movie is going to be screened or even what artist is doing

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Wilfred is something, well…different.  I started watching it on Hulu during Season One and didn’t quite get it initially.  However, I know sometimes if I’m not in the right mood or frame of mind for something in one moment, it doesn’t mean I won’t be later.  There are shows and

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The first teaser trailer for Peter Jackson’s big screen adaptation of THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY is live! I loved Jackson’s LORD OF THE RINGS Trilogy and am sold on his vision for these two films. UNEXPECTED JOURNEY is being released on December 14, 2012. THE HOBBIT: THERE AND BACK

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