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Forum: Movies 19-04-2013, 00:11
Replies: 1,171
Views: 113,977
Posted By Edmond-Dantès
Ideally, the Tolkien scholar the production team...

Ideally, the Tolkien scholar the production team hired (the very accomplished and very well respected in our field; Janet Brennan Croft) would have had far more input. The script eventually used in...
Forum: Movies 15-04-2013, 10:49
Replies: 64
Views: 7,507
Posted By Edmond-Dantès
The Count of Monte Cristo (2002). Numerous...

The Count of Monte Cristo (2002).

Numerous changes and omissions during the narrative and an ending that defeats the very purpose of Alexandre Dumas' greatest work.
Forum: Movies 15-04-2013, 10:45
Replies: 108
Views: 9,974
Posted By Edmond-Dantès
Hazel's death in Watership down.

Hazel's death in Watership down.
Forum: Movies 09-04-2013, 23:57
Replies: 1
Views: 560
Posted By Edmond-Dantès
Neil Blomkamp's Elysium trailer

Synopsis


Trailer (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FzilnRyMWE8&feature=youtube_gdata_player)

Release date: 20 September 2013
Forum: Movies 07-04-2013, 13:30
Replies: 18
Views: 2,183
Posted By Edmond-Dantès
25 minutes of extra footage according to Peter...

25 minutes of extra footage according to Peter Jackson.

The following scenes are all but confirmed:

Bilbo and the shards of Narsil,
Bilbo as a child, Belladonna Took and Gandalf first coming across...
Forum: Movies 30-03-2013, 00:10
Replies: 30
Views: 1,777
Posted By Edmond-Dantès
Peter O'Toole's magnificent performance in...

Peter O'Toole's magnificent performance in Lawrence of Arabia.
Forum: Movies 27-03-2013, 15:55
Replies: 28
Views: 1,568
Posted By Edmond-Dantès
Andúril, Flame of the West.

Andúril, Flame of the West.
Forum: Movies 27-03-2013, 12:13
Replies: 28
Views: 1,568
Posted By Edmond-Dantès
He appears at the beginning and aids Frodo and co...

He appears at the beginning and aids Frodo and co in defeating the Nazgul at that particular juncture in the story. Arwen took his place in the film during that particular scene. He also appears at...
Forum: Movies 27-03-2013, 00:14
Replies: 28
Views: 1,568
Posted By Edmond-Dantès
Glorfindel features in The Lord of the Rings and...

Glorfindel features in The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion

Bandobras is a legendary hobbit mentioned in The Hobbit.

Durin is mentioned in the appendices.

The others are all from The...
Forum: Movies 26-03-2013, 13:53
Replies: 28
Views: 1,568
Posted By Edmond-Dantès
Tolkien also thought of himself as a Hobbit. From...

Tolkien also thought of himself as a Hobbit.
From The Letters of J.R.R Tolkien, Letter #288
Forum: Movies 26-03-2013, 13:16
Replies: 28
Views: 1,568
Posted By Edmond-Dantès
I would say so, with a love of nature as Yavanna...

I would say so, with a love of nature as Yavanna was the equivalent of Mother Nature in Tolkien's Legendarium.
Forum: Movies 26-03-2013, 11:48
Replies: 28
Views: 1,568
Posted By Edmond-Dantès
Of the Valar - Yavanna Kementári Of the Maiar -...

Of the Valar - Yavanna Kementári

Of the Maiar - Eönwë

Of the Eldar - Glorfindel

Of the Edain - Beren

Of the Naugrim - Durin the Deathless
Forum: Movies 22-03-2013, 14:47
Replies: 1,171
Views: 113,977
Posted By Edmond-Dantès
The full trailer is expected in May. The sneak...

The full trailer is expected in May. The sneak peek on Sunday will most likely feature some footage too.

Peter had confirmed that the extended cut will be 25minutes longer.
Forum: Movies 20-03-2013, 19:32
Replies: 32
Views: 2,611
Posted By Edmond-Dantès
Peter O'Toole is certainly an actor who is in...

Peter O'Toole is certainly an actor who is in contention. He's among the pantheon of the greats.
Forum: Movies 19-03-2013, 07:59
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By Edmond-Dantès
David Goyer to direct The Count of Monte Cristo

http://m.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/david-goyer-direct-count-monte-429489

It can't be any worse than the 2002 adaptation which butchered Dumas' original ending, besides the film's other...
Forum: General Discussion 13-03-2013, 00:10
Replies: 104
Views: 5,977
Posted By Edmond-Dantès
The Mysterious Cities of Gold is back with a...

The Mysterious Cities of Gold is back with a second series 30 years on and more series to follow, even a film is scheduled.

The new intro:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGbCXrEPgLU
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2013, 20:03
Replies: 24
Views: 850
Posted By Edmond-Dantès
The best depiction of Lucifer is found in John...

The best depiction of Lucifer is found in John Milton's Paradise Lost. So rousing are his speeches in the early books that many who read Paradise Lost cannot help but agree with him.

Also, the...
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 11-03-2013, 21:08
Replies: 52
Views: 6,284
Posted By Edmond-Dantès
The intro to series...

The intro to series 2.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGbCXrEPgLU

And another trailer.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tYbGZ2Y7gKU


The English version is expected later on in 2013.
Forum: Movies 07-03-2013, 12:59
Replies: 1,171
Views: 113,977
Posted By Edmond-Dantès
I'm sure the sneak peak will be uploaded on to...

I'm sure the sneak peak will be uploaded on to Youtube sooner or later.
Forum: Movies 06-03-2013, 00:04
Replies: 1,171
Views: 113,977
Posted By Edmond-Dantès
The trailer is expected in May. In the meantime...

The trailer is expected in May. In the meantime there's the sneak preview presented by Peter Jackson on 24 March to coincide with the US release of the Blu-ray/DVD to look forward to....
Forum: Movies 01-03-2013, 09:36
Replies: 1,171
Views: 113,977
Posted By Edmond-Dantès
There and Back Again moved to Dec 17 2014...

There and Back Again moved to Dec 17 2014 release

http://uk.reuters.com/article/2013/03/01/uk-hobbit-idUKBRE92004O20130301

Certainly makes sense. It is tradition after all for Middle-earth films to...
Forum: General Discussion 26-02-2013, 12:12
Replies: 143
Views: 6,707
Posted By Edmond-Dantès
Much of Lawrence of Arabia was fabricated,...

Much of Lawrence of Arabia was fabricated, glorifying the myth and legend of T.E Lawrence. Not to mention many scenes been revisionist history such a Lawrence killing Gasim after rescuing him (which...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 22-02-2013, 19:58
Replies: 46
Views: 5,050
Posted By Edmond-Dantès
BBC Wild Arabia - Narrated by Alexander Siddig

Wild Arabia takes us on a magical journey through a land full of astonishing surprises.

Synopsis

Episode guides



Trailer ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RHRH4UEX6_I)
Forum: Movies 22-02-2013, 16:47
Replies: 34
Views: 1,983
Posted By Edmond-Dantès
The recent 4K restoration of Lawrence of Arabia...

The recent 4K restoration of Lawrence of Arabia had the usual overture and intermission. No complaints from anyone at my particular screening.

Although, who would complain with Maurice Jarre's...
Forum: General Discussion 18-02-2013, 19:23
Replies: 103
Views: 3,370
Posted By Edmond-Dantès
J.R.R Tolkien, his works, especially the main...

J.R.R Tolkien, his works, especially the main Legendarium
Alexandre Dumas père and his works
The Byzantine Empire
The Crusader era
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